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Shelf discovery : teen classics we never stopped reading

Author: Lizzie Skurnick; Meg Cabot
Publisher: [New York] : Avon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Avon pbk. edView all editions and formats
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From Beverly Cleary's novels to Judy Blume's whole oeuvre, "Shelf Discovery" looks at the importance and, for many adolescent girls, life-changing nature of young adult literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lizzie Skurnick; Meg Cabot
ISBN: 9780061756351 0061756350
OCLC Number: 262886472
Description: xx, 424 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword : you are what you read / Laura Lippman --
Introduction : getting my period / Lizzie Skurnick --
Still checked out : YA heroines we'll never return --
She's at that age : girls on the verge --
Danger girls : I know what you did last summer (reading) --
Read 'em and weep : tearing up the pages --
You heard it here first : very afterschool specials --
Girls gone wild : runaways, left behinds, and ladies living off the fat of the land --
She comes by it supernaturally : girls who are gifted and talented --
Him she loves : romanced, rejected, affianced, dejected --
Old-fashioned girls : they wear bonnets, don't they? --
Panty lines : I can't believe they let us read this.
Responsibility: by Lizzie Skurnick ; with contributions by Meg Cabot [and others].

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From Beverly Cleary's novels to Judy Blume's whole oeuvre, "Shelf Discovery" looks at the importance and, for many adolescent girls, life-changing nature of young adult literature.

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