Reaching Reluctant Young Readers

Author: Rob Reid
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442274425
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That is followed by a short reading passage to “set the hook” and encourage the young person to read the rest of the book on their own. Further, the book contains several hundred additional recommended titles.

Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies

Author: Deborah Halverson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118092902
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Reaching. reluctant. readers. In education and publishing circles, reluctant
readers refers to those teens and tweens who aren't so keen on spending their
free time — or their assigned time, for that matter — with a book. What makes
them so reluctant? Many simply haven't yet found joy in reading. Or they see
reading as a chore when they could be indulging in “fun” things (such as TV,
movies, video games, hobbies, and activities with friends and family) or going to
school, doing ...

Young Adult Resources Today

Author: Don Latham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810888009
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Crystal Faris, “Nonfiction and Young Readers,” in Nonfiction Readers' Advisory,
ed. Robert Burgin (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004), 143–55. 6. Donelson
and Nilsen, Literature for Today's YoungAdults. 7. Jeffrey D. Wilhelm and Michael
Smith, “Reading Don't Fix No Chevys”: Literacy in the Lives of YoungMen (
Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002). 8. Jamie Watson and Jennifer Stencel, “
Reaching Reluctant Readers with Nonfiction,” YoungAdultLibrary Services 4, no.
1 (2005): ...

Reaching The Reluctant Writer

Author: Mike Artell
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 0929895797
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What writing techniques or conventions should students learn to help them
become better writers and readers of such “real world” texts? Although it is
necessary and important for young people to practice writing fiction, the fact is
that most students will not grow up to be novelists or playwrights. Most of them,
however, will find themselves regularly writing emails, reports, evaluations,
memos, and instructions. This kind of writing is known as “non-fiction” or “
informational” writing.

Connecting With Reluctant Teen Readers

Author: Patrick Jones
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
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Strong, Richard W. Reading for Academic Success: Powerful Strategies for
Struggling, Average, and Advanced Readers, Grades 7-12. Thousand Oaks, CA:
Corwin Press, 2002. Sullivan, Edward T. "Race Matters." School Library Journal
AS (June 2002): 40-41. . Reaching Reluctant Young Adult Readers: A Handbook
for Librarian and Teachers. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2002. Sullivan,
Michael. Connecting Boys with Books: What Libraries Can Do. Chicago:
American Library ...

Extreme Teens

Author: Sheila B. Anderson
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591581703
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The author, who also writes fiction for teens, gives advice and personal anecdotal
information about reaching teens who do not want to read. Contains URLs and
books on various subjects that will appeal to teens with low literacy skills.
Sullivan, Edward T. 2002. Reaching Reluctant Young Adult Readers: A
Handbook for Librarians and Teachers. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
Discusses ways to approach teens who do not like to read and suggests book
titles in different genres for ...

Connecting Young Adults And Libraries

Author: Patrick Jones
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
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4.14. REACHING. RELUCTANT. READERS. Reluctant readers do normally want
a thin book, but they want more books as well. The reasons for reluctant and
aliterate readers vary.43"44 Some are psychological, some physical, and others
emotional. Reluctant readers are not stupid: they ...

Comic Book Collections For Libraries

Author: Bryan D. Fagan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598845128
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In short, comic books have a long reach in popular culture. People have a hunger
for the stories they tell, even if they are not aware of that until the characters are
transferred to a different medium. Comic books are useful in reaching out to the
young. Graphic novels have been cited as aiding reluctant readers and readers
who either are visual learners or have trouble with visual learning (Hibbing and
Rankin-Erickson 2003). Graphic nonfiction can add interest to otherwise dry