Young Adult Literature (Paperback)
From Romance to Realism
American Library Association, 9780838910450, 242pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2010
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Today's young adult literature is every bit as complex as the audience it's written for, unflinchingly addressing such topics as homosexuality, mental illness, AIDS and drug abuse. In this much expanded revision of his 1996 book, veteran author Michael Cart shows how the best of contemporary young adult literature has evolved to tackle such daunting subjects without resorting to sensationalism.