Young Adult literature

Remember that there is not much difference between children's literature and YA literature as a classification. If you can't find what you are looking for below, check out the Children's literature or travel to the link for teachers and/or graduate research

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Lists of Books for Young Adults, authors, journals and other material

Discussion groups and library links for YAs

Specific Books for the Young Adult Classroom

A short story to be discussed the first day of class:"Flowers" by Alice Walker

Catcher in the Rye

Jumping the Nail


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Other discussion questions for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone:( even though this is not the book under discussion, it is the first book in the series) Discussion guide written by Kylene Beers and Teri Lesesne at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. **TM & © 1997-99 Scholastic Inc. All rights reserved.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Briar Rose

A Lesson Before Dying

Lovely Bones

Specific Unit Lesson Plans for Middle & High School English Classes

Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens) Huckleberry Finn: Problems and issues


Short Stories and Poetry

Synopsis Sheets for Reports on Individual Books, including examples

Don't You Dare Read This Mrs. Dumphrey: Explication

Number the Stars: Explication

The Shakespeare Stealer: Explication

Writing Suggestions

These sites are also informative.