A Brief History of Young Adult Literature

  • Period: to

    A century of Purity with a Few Passions

    -(1678): The Pilgrim's Progress. Before 1800 the books for kids were pure and uncensore; they were religious. -1800s literature remain pure but with a hint of new posibilities for humans in earth.
  • Sunday and Adult School Union

    Sunday and Adult School Union
    -1830: The school offered lessons for religion in adittion of the basic clases kids were taking for carrer porpous.
  • Youth Library

    Youth Library
    Brooklyn's Apprentince Library Association established a Youth Library were kids over 12 were allowed one hour a week once a week.
  • Public Libraries

    Public Libraries
    -1731: Benjamin Franklin suggested of a Literary Club to share their book with other members. That is how the First Subscription library was founded.
    1826- NY governer urged that using school buildings they bild public libraries.
    1863- There were 1,000 public libraries in all US because mayors and governors followed the idea of the NY governor.
  • First Domestic Novel

    First Domestic Novel
  • Library on Saturdays

    Library on Saturdays
    Milwaukee School Commissione Increase A Lapham provided a library that opens on Satudays and said hat school sould spend 10 cents a year for books.
  • Dime Novels

    Dime Novels
  • Horatio Alger

    Horatio Alger
  • Louisa May Alcott

    Louisa May Alcott
  • Domestic Novel: St. Elmo by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson

    Domestic Novel: St. Elmo by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • Books by Union

    Books by Union
  • No Fiction in libraries

    No Fiction in libraries
    American Librarie Association discussed the "Novel Reading" especially by young people, ans some said they didn't permit fiction.
  • Melvil Dewey created the Journal for Librarians

    Melvil Dewey created the Journal for Librarians
    -Created the first professional Journal for Librarians.
    -1884: Columbia COllegue founded the first school of Library Economy under Deweys lidership.
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    From the Safetyu of Romance to the Beinning of Realism

  • The Changing English Classrooms

    The Changing English Classrooms
    -1911: A new list of books suible for students was made by Wilbur W. Hatfield.
    -1860: Harvard included Shakespear and Milton's Comus in he examinations to enter college.
    -1894: The Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies accepted English as a discipline in the shools.
  • High School Libraries

    High School Libraries
    National Education Association committee began standardize H.S Libraries.
  • Book- of -the- Month Club and Literary Guild

    Book- of -the- Month Club and Literary Guild
    -Began the Book of the Month Club
    -1927- Began the Literary Guild.
  • Arguments on what students shoul read.

    Arguments on what students shoul read.
  • Study method for students.

    Study method for students.
    Nancy Coryell's study sais that the ïntensive"method showed lack of interest to literature than the ëxtensive"method where students read assigned works faster.
  • Girls' Books and Boys' Books

    Girls' Books and Boys' Books
  • Junior or Juvinel Novel

    Junior or Juvinel Novel
  • Lou LaBrant's Study and estableshment of Young Adult Literature

    Lou LaBrant's Study and estableshment of Young Adult Literature
  • Rise of Paperbacks

    Rise of Paperbacks
    -The paperbacks entered the mass market.
    -1951- Sales reached 230 millions paperbacks anually.
  • Period: to

    From certainty to Uncertainty

  • YA choices

    YA choices
  • Bibliotherapy

    Bibliotherapy
    -Bibliotherapy became ordinary in education journals. The books started to help people with physhological problems.
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  • Rise of the Criicism of YA Literature.

    Rise of the Criicism of YA Literature.
    Dwight L. Burton wrote the irst criticism for YA novels. He ave judments and appreciation.
  • More attention to teens

    More attention to teens
  • Paperbacks became part of YA lives.

    Paperbacks became part of YA lives.
  • African Americans

    African Americans
    -Questions about African Amerians Civil Rights began. In Virginia 13 African American students entered to a main library and refused o leave.
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    Changes

    Chances allong YA Literature were made by teachers and librarians.
  • Changes and Growth in YA literature

    Changes and Growth in YA literature
    -Writters ignored the rules that limited them to write stories and that helped Stanly B. Kegler and Sthephen Dunnin to write "books of Acceptable quality longpass mediocre books.
  • Teachers interest in YA Literature

    Teachers interest in YA Literature
    The International Reading Association published the Journal of Adolescents and Adult Lieracy.
    They review YA books and represents the teachers interesed in readin at the secondary level.
  • G. Robert Carlsen published a book

    G. Robert Carlsen published a book
  • Assembly on literature for Adolescents

    Assembly on literature for Adolescents
    English teachers gather at the National Concil of Teachers f English anunual conference and formed an Assembly on Literaure for Adolescents of NCTE.
  • Reason not Emoion

    Reason not Emoion
    Elaine Simpson espresses the frustration about the way new YA books are bein recieved.
  • VOYA ( Voice of Youth Advocates)

    Is esablished by Dorothy Broderick and Mary K. Chelon as a library publication separarin YA literature from childern's.
  • Literatue for Today's Young Adults

    Literatue for Today's Young Adults
    Scott Foresman published, Literaure for Today's Young Adults by Ken Donelson and Allen Nilsen.