ENGL 2061 Young Adult Literature (3 cr)

Prereq: ENGC 1101

In the course students will read and analyze literary works intended for young adults. Students will study the literature’s relevance to its target audience and learn to select literary works for use with young adults. Students will also survey current trends and issues in the field of young adult literature, examine literature in a cultural/historical context, and study texts representative of diversity (race, ethnicity, disability, etc.). Readings may include fantasy, realistic fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic narrative.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goal: 6