Reading Recap: Notable Vintage YA

As I’ve hinted before, I’ve been taking a¬†grad school class all about young adult literature this summer. Which means I am reading 3-4 books a week (in addition to textbooks and articles and…) It’s enlightening to go back and read books that I’ve missed and re-read favorites. I’ve divided them into categories and will be… Continue reading Reading Recap: Notable Vintage YA

Where Have All the Cowboys Gone: Young Adult Fiction and Manhood

When I got back from the gym yesterday, Twitter was all aflutter with commentary on an article about masculinity in young adult literature written by a teacher who worries she has no good YA to give her son that will help guide him to his “manhood.” There was so much discussion, I actually couldn’t find… Continue reading Where Have All the Cowboys Gone: Young Adult Fiction and Manhood