The Alan Review
Wendy Glenn, Senior Editor
Ricki Ginsberg, Assistant Editor
Danielle King, Assistant Editor
Volume 36, Number 2
Winter 2009

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Complete IssuePDF [4.3 MB]

Table of ContentsPDF [172 KB]

Instructions for AuthorsPDF [61 KB]HTML [9 KB]

Grants and AwardsPDF [14 KB]HTML [8 KB]


From the Editors
Lori Atkins Goodson, James BlasingamePDF [996 KB]HTML [13 KB]

Call for Manuscripts PDF [41 KB]HTML [5 KB]

Finding Space and Place for Young Adult Literature: Lessons from Four First-Year Teachers Engaging in Out-of-School Professional Induction
Wendy J. Glenn, Danielle King, Kate Heintz, Jill Klapatch, Erica Berg PDF [151 KB]HTML [65 KB]

Novel Roles for Books: Promoting the Use of Young Adult Literature with Students at a School for Pregnant and Parenting Teens
Heidi L. HallmanPDF [125 KB]HTML [44 KB]

Literacy Letters: Comparative Literature and Formative Assessment
Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, Kelly MoorePDF [115 KB]HTML [41 KB]

Social Upheaval and Psychological Scarring: Exploring the Future in Meg Rosoff’s How I Live Now
Judith K. FranzakPDF [102 KB]HTML [32 KB]

Issues of Physical Disabilities in Cynthia Voigt’s Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Chris Crutcher’s The Crazy Horse Electric Game
Donna AdomatPDF [117 KB]HTML [41 KB]

Critiques and Controversies of Street Literature: A Formidable Literary Genre
Wanda Brooks, Lorraine SavagePDF [121 KB]HTML [45 KB]

Clip and File
Lori Atkins GoodsonPDF [105 KB]HTML [48 KB]

Reaching Reluctant Readers (aka Books for Boys)
Dwayne JefferyPDF [163 KB]HTML [47 KB]

Twayne and Scarecrow: An Editor’s Memoir
Patty CampbellPDF [2.3 MB]HTML [33 KB]

Adding a Disability Perspective When Reading Adolescent Literature: Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Bryan Ripley CrandallPDF [118 KB]HTML [39 KB]

Roses are Red: Taking a Leap of Faith: The High School Connection
Kay A. SmithPDF [189 KB]HTML [41 KB]

Sharon M. Draper: Reaching Reluctant Readers
KaaVonia Hinton-JohnsonPDF [89 KB]HTML [25 KB]

From Basketball to Barney: Teen Fatherhood, Didacticism, and the Literary in YA Fiction
Helen BittelPDF [297 KB]HTML [36 KB]

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