ERIC Number: EJ457919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Death and Dying in Young Adult Fiction.
Harvey, Carolyn; Dowd, Frances S.
Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, v6 n2 p141-54 Win 1993
Reports on a content analysis study of 25 novels about youth facing death and dying to determine whether death and grieving are realistically portrayed in young adult literature. Describes the evaluative instruments developed and discusses findings, concluding that young people can be informed and comforted by these realistic novels. (38 references/notes) (EA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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