For submission information, read the author guidelines. Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults promotes and publishes high quality original research concerning the informational and developmental needs of young adults; the management, implementation, and evaluation of library services for young adults; and other critical issues relevant to librarians who work with young adults. The journal also includes literary and cultural analysis of classic and contemporary writing for young adults.
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Ellen Conford, who died on March 23, was one of the pioneering writers of what was then a nascent literary movement: young adult YA fiction. Afraid of parental criticism and the threat of concerned administrators, she claimed, librarians were turning away from a tide of literature about and for young adults. Bycritics were already looking for some kind of canon of young adult novels.
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Requires login with UMaine account. Databases NoveList K-8 Plus Provides information for fiction and nonfiction books meant for children between the ages of 0 and 12; books are indexed by age, genre, subject, books made into movies, Common Core standards, and award winners. Each book record also contains information about lexile score, grade level, character, storyline, and tone, as well as containing reviews from popular book review journals. Categorizes novels into four different age ranges: adult, teen, children agesand children ages
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