Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. * Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre * Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults * Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers * Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books