633 books — 793 voters
Coming Of Age
A coming-of-age story is a genre of literature that focuses on the growth of a protagonist from youth to adulthood ("coming of age"). Coming-of-age stories tend to emphasize dialogue or internal monologue over action, and are often set in the past or have adults looking back into the past. The subjects of coming-of-age stories are typically males in their mid teens, although sometimes females are the protagonists. Themes of maturation, acculturation, loss of innocence, wisdom and/or acumen, and worldliness are often present. Coming-of-age is a theme that fits multiple genres. ...more
“ If he knew, if he only knew that I was giving him every chance to put two and two together and come up with a number bigger than infinity. ”
“ Vane grabbed me. “DuLac, let’s chat.” Chat. British-speak for “Stand still while I yell at you. ”
[close] This is a place to talk about and read books that deal mainly with self image and becoming comfortable in your own skin. The books discussed here are targeted towards women and teen girls with hopes that their self confidence, style and image become firm, unwavering and confident. There are both fiction and non-fiction works here and (hopefully) all their covers are pink !
1 member, last active 6 years ago
Students will have the opportunity to write reviews for their chosen texts for the semester.
[close] Students will have the opportunity to write reviews for their chosen texts for the semester.
35 members, last active 4 years ago
This group is a place to come make friends, discuss Young-Adult and Middle-Grade books, and have…more
[close] This group is a place to come make friends, discuss Young-Adult and Middle-Grade books, and have read-a-longs every month (or two) ! Here you can share your thoughts about YA/MG books and participate in group discussions about the books and the characters. In this group, we will explore both new and old YA/MG books. We'll have polls to let you all choose what we read, and discussion threads to share our thoughts!
1 member, last active one year ago