Discovering Their Voices. Engaging Adolescent Girls with Young Adult Literature by Marsha M. Sprague & Kara K. Keeling. Presented by Caitlin Impink, Laura Kane, Krystin Schleh, and Emily Everett. Questions for Reflection.
Engaging Adolescent Girls with Young Adult Literature
by Marsha M. Sprague & Kara K. Keeling
Presented by Caitlin Impink, Laura Kane, Krystin Schleh, and Emily Everett
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"… the task of the adolescent girl is to find and remain true to her inner self—to avoid being co-opted by societal and peer expectations into assuming a false identity" (Sprague and Keeling18).
“These girls are not waiting to be rescued; they are doing the rescuing. Nor are they waiting for a male to provide a happy ending: They are fashioning their own stories.' (p. 4)"-- Odean, Great Books for Girls
Book includes extensive SciFi/Fantasy recommendations for girls
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“I told myself the kind of friendship I had with Sarah Byrnes- the tough kind- was better. I think most of us tell ourselves we don't want what we can't have just to make life more bearable.”
– Eric Calhoune (118)
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