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Radical change : books for youth in a digital age

Offers a conceptual framework for understanding and evaluating literature for children and young adults within the context of digital information and how it is presented
Print Book, English, 1999
H.W. Wilson Co., New York, 1999
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xxiv, 344 pages ; 26 cm
9780824209537, 0824209532
Recognizing radical change
What is radical change?: An introduction
Radical changes in books
Radical changes for readers
Radical change type one: changing forms and formats
Graphic books
Handheld hypertext and digital design
Radical change type two: changing perspectives
Multiple perspectives
Speaking for oneself
Radical change type three: changing boundaries
Breaking barriers
Characters, chaos, and community
Evaluating books in the digital age
Digital-age readers and the sense of story
What's a good book in the digital age?
Appendix A: Radical change: a selection of recommended books
Appendix B: Ideas about childhood and literary links
Appendix C: Percentage of books for youth on annual best-book lists reflecting characteristics identified by radical change, 1990 and 1998
Appendix D: Using radical change with readers
Appendix E: Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and the radical change web site Click here for more