Abilock, Debbie. "Educat...
Abilock, Debbie. "Educating
Students For Cross-Cultural Profi Ciency." Journal of Research on
Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA) 35.2 (2006): n. pag. Web. 21 Oct. 2017.
Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yeh Mah
is an article written by Debbie Abilock. Abilock uses Adeline’s book to explain
cultural and language difference between what we know and the Chinese language.
Using quotes from the book, she proposes that Chinese is a language that uses
symbols unlike what we know. The article compares the Chinese culture and how
this book promotes cultural competence among young people. Other than that, to
make the point clear she uses other similar books.
"Analysis Of Sees Behind Trees By
Michael Dorris And Bronx Masquerade By Nikki Grimes – Free Essays Online – Rosslandschools." Rosslandschools.com.
N.p., 2017. Web. 21 Oct. 2017.
The article is an analysis of Sees
Behind the Trees by Michael Doris where the writer looks at how the author
transforms the characters from young children to adults through the line of
storytelling. In this article, the writer compares two books presenting how
each one succeeds in storytelling and how they fail in certain aspects. It is
of critical importance as authors may be able to know how to utilize the art of
storytelling better in the future.
"Author Guidelines | JHU
Press." Press.jhu.edu. N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Oct. 2017.
The Lion and the Unicorn journal was
founded in 1977 and focus on publishing content related to literature for
children. The material covers the publishing industry, comparative study of
various books and genres, illustration and the popular culture. Manuscripts
submitted to the editorial team should be formatted according to the MLA
formatting guidelines. The content should be double-spaced and should be a
maximum of 25 pages. The content is not to have been submitted to any other
publishing house ("Author Guidelines | JHU Press").
Crowe, Chris. "Dealing With
Stereotypes In Young Adult Books." Children's Book and Media Review 15.1
(1994): n. pag. Print.
Dealing with Stereotypes in Young Adult
Books is an article written by Chris Crowe that talks about how most young
adults and children’s books are stereotypical. In the article, he speaks of the
negatives of writing these books in this forms and proposes books that are not
stereotypical on gender and ethnical basis. He recommends that authors should
consider showing the characters with traits that are real and not presenting
only the negative side of a male character and the positive side on a female
one for example. He points out that presenting them in a fair way will promote
gender equality for the young readers which will reflect in the real world.
Giovanelli, Marcello. "Construing
The Child Reader: A Cognitive Stylistic Analysis Of The Opening To Neil
Gaiman’S The Graveyard Book." Children's Literature in Education (2016):
n. pag. Web. 20 Oct. 2017.
The article is based on Neil Gaiman’s
The Graveyard Book. It was published in the journal of Children’s Literature in
Education. In this article, Giovanelli does not agree or disagree with the
author but instead analyzes the introduction part of the narrative. The author
is specifying on various aspects of how the author can use multiple elements
like home to create a certain perception of the story to the reader. However,
he fails to support his argument with direct quotes from the story which in
most cases for literature it is advisable to do so to make the paper easy to
Hanson, Leah. "Young Adult
Literature In The English Classroom: "The Lit That Fits "."
Children's Book and Media Review 17.1 (1996): n. pag. Web. 21 Oct. 2017.
Young Adult Literature in the English
Classroom: "The Lit that Fits" is an article written by Leah Hanson.
The article talks about what interests young people in reading books. She
distinguishes classical books from the popular ones that interest young people.
She proposes ten traits that make the popular books stand out and make them
interesting. Some of these include title, humor, content that they can relate
to and much more.
Heil, Lillian H. "Eric Beddows,
The Nutt With A Passion For Details." Children's Book and Media Review
15.1 (1994): n. pag. Web. 21 Oct. 2017.
Lillian H. Heil wrote an article about
the works of Ken Nutt. In the article, she discusses the art where she explains
that it is based on Ken’s childhood. Nutt was an only child. Therefore, he did
not have siblings to play with hence created his imaginary friends. The art he
presents is based on these friends and therefore suitable for any child.
"Information For English Journal
Authors." Ncte.org. N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Oct. 2017.
The English Journal has been in
existence since 1912 and publishes articles and columns in the English language
for the middle, junior and high schools. Authors are required to submit their
manuscript to the editorial team in the latest MLA formatting and also any
Microsoft word version later than 2000. Any document to be presented should be
between ten and fifteen double-spaced pages. The content should also be
accompanied by an author’s biography of about 50 words. A statement of
guarantee should also be submitted acknowledging that the content has not been
submitted elsewhere ("Information for English Journal Authors").
Manikowski, Hannah. Justice In Monster.
2017. Web. 21 Oct. 2017.
Hannah Manikowski uses Monster by
Walter Meyer to discuss the theme of Justice. She compares the experience Steve
goes through to any youth in the America today. The difficulties any black
young black man in America would face. In the paper, Mnikowski discusses the
theme of justice citing some experiences Steve faces and at the same time
giving evidence through direct quotes.
Mara, Robin. "Briar Rose: Jane
Yolen's Magic Touch Revealed." The ALAN Review 35.1 (2007): n. pag. Web.
21 Oct. 2017.
Robin Mara begins the article analyzing
how the author of Brian Rose artistically brings magic to a young adult’s life
even though there is a notion that the fairy tales are for young children. She
compares the book with Touch Magic and several others and in a way praises the
author for being able to combine a fairy tale with the horrors of the
Holocaust. The writer was able to summarize the whole book and gave quotes to
back up the argument.
McGee, Chris. "Why Won’T Melinda
Just Talk About What Happened? <I>Speak</I> And The Confessional
Voice." Children's Literature Association Quarterly 34.2 (2009): 172-187.
Web. 20 Oct. 2017.
The article is on Speak by Laurie Halse
Anderson. Chris McGee wrote the article in the Journal of Children's Literature
Association Quarterly, Volume 34, issue 2 in 2009. In this article, McGee asks
the question of why the main character in the narrative who is Melinda does not
talk about what happens to her at the night of the party. McGee argues that the
teenagers in the story and especially Melinda have been denied the power to
help themselves and instead given to adults who have done nothing to help the
teenagers. McGee has been able to provide a summary of the whole narrative and
at the same time giving quotes from the book to support the argument. However,
the writer has not been able to offer any recommendations despite criticizing
Sprecher, Anna. "And May The
Visuals Be Ever In Your Favor: An Analysis Of Visual Metaphors In The Hunger
Games." The People, Ideas, and Things Journal 4 (2013): n. pag. Web. 20
The article that follows is a visual
analysis of Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games by Anna Sprecher. Sprecher analyzes
the use of various visual metaphors to appeal to the reader. She argues that in
a way, the metaphors connect the reader with the content of the story and the
real world to make a clear interpretation of the narrative. Sprecher first
gives a summary of the book then goes to analyze it which makes it easy to
understand. On the other hand, she only gives a few examples of instances where
the visual metaphors are used.
"The ALAN Review." ALAN
Online. N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Oct. 2017.
Founded in November 1973, The Assembly
on Literature for Adolescent (ALAN) review journal was formed to promote
communication between parties interested in adolescent literature. The journal
publishes articles and reviews of literature for adolescents. The ALAN Review
prefers to receive manuscript in a 3 ½ inch MS-DOS disk in the most recent
version of Microsoft word which is to be accompanied by three hard copies of
the same. The manuscript submitted might take the editorial panel up to eight
weeks reviewing the content. The ALAN Review assumes that the author has not
submitted the content to any other publishes and if not, he/she is supposed to
inform them when presenting