Get to know adolescents and the literature that interests them through: Exploration of the contemporary needs of adolescents -- covered in Chapter 2. Commitment to diversity- developed in every chapters discussions of diversity and multicultural literature. Graphic novels, comic books, horror, humor, and other non-traditional literature --which provide excellent motivation for reluctant young readers. Learn what makes a Young Adult title great: Reviewing and Evaluating Young Adult Literature - in Chapter 2, preparing teachers to select the finest examples of YAL. Considerations for Selecting Young Adult Literature features - help teachers evaluate the literature. Recommended Books for Young Adults - features in each chapter to help teachers choose the best titles for your students.Bucher, Katherine T. is the author of 'Young Adult Literature Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131118416 and ISBN 0131118412.