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Radical Reads: 101 YA Novels on the Edge

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Radical young adult fiction can be edgy and raw, which is why young adults who read it find it to be very relevant to their lives. Teens struggling with issues in today's society can often recognize themselves and identify their problems in the fictional lives they read about. There are no easy answers or pat endings in these books. They often are accused of being dark, gr ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published May 28th 2002 by Scarecrow Press (first published 1996)
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Terry
Sep 12, 2010 Terry rated it liked it
Shelves: teaching-english
It is interesting to flip through this eight years after publication. There is plenty of information here that can help librarians, teachers, parents, and even students find and describe appealing YA books. Yet I'm stunned by how this list of 101 titles has aged: what was once 'radical' is now mainstream(Tangerine and Wringer and Holes), what was once new has become quaint (Virtual War: The Virtual War Chronologs--Book 1 and Burning Up and The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems). In an ...more
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More like currently using....it's a ref book, therefore I am on every page number.
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