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ERIC Number: EJ632342
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
The Urban Minority Young Adult As Audience: Does Young Adult Literature Pass the Reality Test?
Guild, Sandy; Hughes-Hassell, Sandra
New Advocate, v14 n4 p361-77 Fall 2001
Examines if literature for urban youth can reflect reality and validate the significance of the minority individual as well as give them a vision for a better future and a sense that it is attainable. Identifies a strong correlation between the fictional experience as expressed in 20 novels and the characteristics of the urban life of minority adolescents. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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