ERIC Number: EJ604664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Library for Ophelia.
Sprague, Marsha M.; Keeling, Kara K.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v43 n7 p640-47 Apr 2000
Argues that reading and discussing novels in which females meet challenges can help adolescents examine critical issues girls face, and can help to counteract the dangerous and significant losses of confidence, voice, and self-esteem suffered by adolescent girls. Summarizes 10 books that can engage girls in dialogue around these issues, and offers a list of 10 additional such books. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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