ERIC Number: EJ626174
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
"Our Ultimate Competition," a Speech by John Neufeld, and Readers' Responses to Neufeld's "Boys Lie" by Matthew Ellis, Jaime Miller and Liz Ackert.
Moore, John Noell, Ed.
ALAN Review, v28 n1 p58-63 Fall 2000
Suggests the ultimate competition for writers of contemporary adolescent fiction is life--the world that children inhabit is getting stranger and stranger. Discusses parents' and adolescents' different reactions to the novel "Boys Lie," which addresses the issues of rape and sexual harassment. Presents reactions to the speech and the responses of two pre-service teachers and a librarian to the novel. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A