Last edited by Mezijin
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | History

11 edition of Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature (Scarcrow Studies in Young Adult Literature) found in the catalog.

Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature (Scarcrow Studies in Young Adult Literature)

by Alleen Pace Nilsen

  • 345 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American - General,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Names, Personal, in literature,
  • Young adult literature, American,
  • Young adult literature, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7997253M
    ISBN 100810858088
    ISBN 109780810858084

    Long respected as the number one book in the field, Literature for Today's Young Adults gives teachers, librarians, parents, counselors, and other group leaders—as well as instructors and students in college courses in Adolescent/Young Adult Literature—a comprehensive look at YA literature framed within a literary, historical, and social context as a means to motivating teens to become 4/5(1). Contents Introduction: Names and Naming In Young Adult Literature 1 Names for Fun: M. E. Kerr, Gary Paulsen, Louis Sachar, and Polly Horvath 2 Names to Establish Tone and Mode: Robert Cormier and Francesca Lia Block 3 Names to Establish Time Periods: Karen Cushman and Her Historical Novels 4 Names to Establish Realistic Settings: Gary Soto, Adam Rapp, Meg Rosoff, and Nancy Farmer 5 Names .

    Naming your Book Club Business. We asked four of our branding experts to come up with ideas for Book Club business names. You’ll find their suggestions below, try our Book Club business name generator to help find more ideas. You can read user suggested ideas and contribute your own suggestions in the comments at the bottom of the page. Create teacher names for books, stories, funny stories & more with our teacher name generator. Teachers deserve praise, don't they? They help mold our children's minds and take care of them for half the day! Give them the excellent names they deserve with our teacher name generator. English, science, math, history teachers and even principal's.

    In , they published Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature as part of the Scarecrow Series in Young Adult Literature, edited by Patty Campbell. Alleen is also the author of Joan Bauer, the first book in Greenwood Press’s series Teen Reads: Student Companions to Young Adult Literature (), edited by James : $ Patty Campbell was the winner of the ALAN Award, given by the Assembly on Adolescent Literature of the National Council of Teachers of English for distinguished contribution to young adult literature. In she was the recipient of the American Library Association's Grolier Award for distinguished service to young adults and reading.


Share this book
You might also like
Proper cultivation needed for good survival and growth of planted cottonwood

Proper cultivation needed for good survival and growth of planted cottonwood

The last laugh

The last laugh

Price policy and public responsibility

Price policy and public responsibility

Model studies of conduits and stilling basin, Bull Shoals Dam, White River, Arkansas.

Model studies of conduits and stilling basin, Bull Shoals Dam, White River, Arkansas.

Guidelines for Canadian clinical practice guidelines

Guidelines for Canadian clinical practice guidelines

transfer of property (law and procedure)

transfer of property (law and procedure)

All the familiar Colloquies

All the familiar Colloquies

Lillian Hellman/Modern Critical Views-Series 2

Lillian Hellman/Modern Critical Views-Series 2

Women in Dior

Women in Dior

Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature (Scarcrow Studies in Young Adult Literature) by Alleen Pace Nilsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature equips readers with the interest and the skill to make similar observations about names and naming when they read other books. Looking at the names an author has chosen to use is a wonderful first step in introducing readers to the concept of literary criticism as something to help readers get more Cited by: 8.

Students, teachers, and librarians will enjoy this guide to names and naming in young adult literature. In 8 chapters there are titles such as Names to establish tone and mode, Names to establish time periods, Names to establish realistic settings, Names to reveal ethnic values and names as memory hooks - Harry Potter, yes!/5.

Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature equips readers with the interest and the skill to make similar observations about names and naming when they read other books. Looking at the names an author has chosen to use is a wonderful first step in introducing readers to the concept of literary criticism as something to help readers get more Author: Alleen Pace Nilsen.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: Names and naming in young adult literature --Names for fun: M.E. Kerr, Gary Paulsen, Louis Sachar, and Polly Horvath --Names to establish tone and mode: Robert Cormier and Francesca Lia Block --Names to establish time periods: Karen Cushman and her historical novels --Names.

Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature (Scarcrow Studies in Young Adult Literature) Don L. Nilsen This book shows how authors of young adult literature use the creation of names for people, places, events, inventions, animals, and imaginary concepts as.

Get this from a library. Names and naming in young adult literature. [Alleen Pace Nilsen; Don Lee Fred Nilsen] -- Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature shows how authors of young adult literature use the creation of names for people, places, events, inventions, animals, and imaginary concepts as one of.

1 Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature by Alleen Pace Nilsen and Don L. Nilsen. Naming names, or peaching on a fellow (as Joyce would have it), is a sin of the worst kind according to Navasky. But it was silence by friends and cohorts that protected white lynchers in the This demanding, fascinating, troubling work about Hollywood's reaction to McCarthyism makes me wish I could take a course in the book and discuss it with /5(19).

Whether you prefer the literary classics or super modern, sci-fi reads, you can find endless dog-naming inspiration right on your bookshelf.

Not only are some of the world's most beloved books jam-packed with adorable dog names, but a literary name will make your dog seem like a. Young adult literature is notorious for having some seriously out-there character names.

But there are plenty of baby names from YA for moms who. "Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature" equips readers with the interest and the skill to make similar observations about names and naming when they read other books. Looking at the names an author has chosen to use is a wonderful first step in introducing readers to the concept of literary criticism as something to help readers get more.

While the book spans genres, the concept of names and naming is especially noticeable in young adult speculative fiction. Speculative fiction encompasses all non-realistic fiction (Bucher and Hinton ), including fantasy, science fiction, and dystopian fiction.

Perhaps names are a popular topic in young adult literature due to the power of. Names and Naming in Young Adult Literature equips readers with the interest and the skill to make similar observations about names and naming when they read other books.

Looking at the names an author has chosen to use is a wonderful first step in introducing readers to the concept of literary criticism as something to help readers get more. Book clubs may have a specific theme or include miniature games during their meetups.

For those wanting to start up their own book club, here is a catalog of book club names used across the nation to help fuel your inspiration.

These literary boy names are derived from characters in books from all genres. Some of these literary heroes and anti-heroes, such as Romeo and Tristan, come from works of fiction written centuries ago, while others, like Kafka and Edmund, are contemporary.

Along with Tristan and Romeo, other literary boy names in the US Top include Atticus, Axel, Holden, Magnus, Orlando, Rhett, Samson. When working through potential names for our kitten, we ran through a number of literary cat names as possibilities—and we ended up choosing Felix, after the comic character and cartoon.

It was one of many literary cat names we considered and we realized it was the purrfect name for the adventurous little tuxie. Young Adult literature is generally described as books written for an audience of year olds. It may also include books primarily written for adults but which have appeal to younger readers.

The CSULB Children's Collection has a section dedicated to YA Fiction, PZ The Catcher in the Rye was the book that made many of us fall in love with literature as teens.

What better way to honor the book that made such an impact on our lives than by naming our son after. Literary baby names are big – just look at Emma and Harper. Some of the most interesting influences come from novels aimed at younger readers. YA – young adult – literature has given us Luna (from Harry Potter), boosted Hazel (from The Fault in Our Stars), and exposed a generation of future namers to some dazzling possibilities.

Book Club Names. Browse through team names to find funny club names and cool club names. Check out our complete list of club names. Are you looking for the best club name. Find the perfect funny name for your club. Book Club Names. 87 Creatively Appealing Name Suggestions for Your Book Club.

So, you and your friends have come together to form a book club. The very first thing in line would obviously be to find an apt and appealing name for your book club.Description. The number one book in the field, Literature for Today’s Young Adults, helps teachers learn how to motivate teenagers to become life-long readers and now features the voices of two new co-authors and ten of the authors’ Ph.D.

students in a thorough update of critical topics and ideas. A comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to young adult literature, this book provides a.

Baby Names from Young Adult Fiction. I’m partial to Lara Jean and Margot from Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I Loved Before and sequels, as well as Willowdean (or Willow and Dean, separately) and Bo from Dumplin’. Sarah Dessen’s characters also have unique names that might serve as inspiration, including Annabel, Auden, Clarke, Dexter.