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Breaking the Taboo with Young Adult Literature

  • ISBN-13: 9781475851328
  • By Victor Malo-Juvera, By Paula Greathouse
  • Price: AUD $61.99
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  • Local release date: 14/07/2020
  • Format: Paperback (100.00mm X 100.00mm) 238 pages Weight: 360g
  • Categories: Education [JN]
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This text offers 6th - 12th grade educators guided instructional approaches for including diverse young adult (YA) literature in the classroom as a form of social justice teaching and learning. Through the YA books spotlighted in this text, educators are provided pre-, during-, and after reading activities that guide students to a deeper understanding of topics that are often considered taboo in the classroom - race, racism, mental health, immigration, gender, sexuality, sexual assault - while increasing their literacy practices.
PREFACE INTRODUCTION: Breaking the Taboo Victor Malo-Juvera and Paula Greathouse CHAPTER 1: Date Rape in Speak: Teaching for Justice Using the Graphic Novel Shelly Shaffer CHAPTER 2: Speak! Shout! Hearing from and Advocating for Victims of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Marshall A. George CHAPTER 3: Exploring Women's Rights and Sexual Assault through Blood Water Paint: How far have we come anyway? Alice Hays CHAPTER 4: Examining Mental Illness in John Green's Turtles All the Way Down: OCD - More than Just Attention to Detail Elsie Lindy Olan & Kia Jane Richmond CHAPTER 5: Putting the Pieces Together: Destigmatizing Self-Harm through Kathleen Glasgow's Girl in Pieces Janine J. Darragh and Ashley S. Boyd CHAPTER 6: When Home is Traumatic: David Small's Graphic Memoir, Stitches Emily Wender CHAPTER 7: Choosing Love over Hate: Raising Students Who Understand Bullying and Its Dangerous Consequences - Hate List Leilya Pitre CHAPTER 8: Far from Simple: Addressing the Complexities of Equity and Justice in Robin Benway's Far from the Tree Sharon Kane and Christine Walsh CHAPTER 9: Digging up the Injustices of the Roaring 20s: Dreamland Burning Crag Hill CHAPTER 10: Examining Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give Steffany Comfort Maher CHAPTER 11: Confronting Cultural Appropriation and Gentrification through YAL: Shadowshaper Meredith N. Sinclair CHAPTER 12: Teachers, Allies, & Sacrifice: Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and his Sacrifice for Civil Rights Steven Bickmore and Tammy Szafranski CHAPTER 13: Exploring Equity and Justice in the Female Immigrant Experience through Anya's Ghost Nina R. Schoonover and Michelle Falter CHAPTER 14: Equity, Justice, and Love: Contextualizing the Fight for Marriage Equality with Loving vs. Virginia Terri Suico CHAPTER 15: Telling the Stories: Teaching LGBTQ+ Memoir Melanie Hundley CHAPTER 16: Using Jaya and Rasa: A Love Story to Portray Love's Power in Assisting Two Outcast Adolescents Achieve Societal Voices and Personal Self-Esteem Lisa A. Hazlett and Ann Marie Smith CHAPTER 17: Engaging the Intersections of Gender, Race, and Immigration in American Street E. Sybil Durand ABOUT THE EDITORS ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS SUBJECT INDEX
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