This book illuminates methods for drawing upon young adult literature to facilitate students' social action.
About the Author
Ashley S. Boyd is an Assistant Professor of English Education at Washington State University where she teaches courses on English methods, young adult literature, and critical theories and pedagogies. A former secondary English teacher, Ashley's research focuses on practicing teachers' social justice pedagogies and their critical content knowledge and explores how young adult literature is an avenue for cultivating students' critical literacies. Janine J. Darragh is an Associate Professor of Literacy and English as a Second Language at University of Idaho where she teaches courses on secondary literacy, young adult literature, and ESL. Her research focuses on sociocultural and social justice issues in teaching and learning.