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ERIC Number: EJ880105
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Critical Readings: African American Girls and Urban Fiction
Gibson, Simone
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v53 n7 p565-574 Apr 2010
The goal of this writing is to introduce the reader to the urban fiction genre, explore why adolescent African American girls may be engaging with novels from the genre, and how teachers may be able to use texts from the genre to increase literacy skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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