Mar 13, · The 30 YA Books Every Adult Should Read. it's considered a masterpiece of American literature. 2 Little While it predates the actual term “young adult. Prolific Young Adult author Walter Dean Myers turns the spotlight on himself as he recounts coming of age in Harlem in the ss. This is a timeless story, both introspective and entertaining, about a boy's search for his racial identity and early beginnings as a writer. .
Sep 06, · UPDATED: a.m. ET, Sept. 6, — A t NewsOne, we believe that the child who reads is the child who leads. In keeping with that idea, we decided to take a look at the state of reading for. 19 rows · Young Adult Literature for African American audiences. All Votes Add Books To This List.
Jun 02, · 23 Phenomenal Young Adult Books By Black Authors From The First Half Of 1. A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison. What it's about: Tyson Trice feels like he doesn't belong after moving to 2. Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown. What it's about: Brown's heavily biographical magical realism. 40 best African American books, according to the NAACP Celebrate Black History Month reading these NAACP-nominated books, from fiction to poetry and young adult literature.
Expanding the Canon: Classic African American Young Adult Literature There are a number of young adult books generally considered to be traditional and contemporary classics. “ 1 A few examples include The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton (), The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier (, Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden (), and Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson . 19 rows · Best African American Young Adult Novels Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors.
In this article I question whether or not African American young adult literature serves as a primer for, and a version of, African American adult literature. Using the Black Aesthetic as my literary theory and the Coretta Scott King Award as the young adult canon, I note that while the content of adolescent literature is consistent with the tenets of the Black Aesthetic and African American. Try refreshing the page. If that doesn't work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what's preventing the page from loading. Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.