Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The paper is two-fold in purpose. First, it will trace the historical and literary development of the junior novel from its inception to the present. In order to augment the literary development of the junior novel, it will also present a discussion of the criticism that has been made of the genre and also provide criteria for evaluating the literary quality of individual works. Second, it will present a selective, annotated bibliography of recent junior novels that deal with specific social problems of concern to the adolescent reader of today.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Division of School Library Studies
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©1974 Janet Albrecht
Albrecht, Janet, "The junior novel: Historical and literary development, criticism and a selected annotated bibliography" (1974). Graduate Research Papers. 1706.