Chapter 2: Further reading

Repository of 9,000 items on teaching literature. Internet Archive 


eBooks on teaching literature


Beach, R., Johnston, A., & Haertling-Thein, A. (2015). Identity-focused ELA teaching: A curriculum framework for diverse learners and contexts. New York: Routledge.


Beach, R., Thein, A., & Parks, D.  (2008).  High school students’ competing social worlds:  Negotiating identities and allegiances through responding to multicultural literature.  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Berchini, V. (2016). Curriculum matters: The Common Core, authors of color, and inclusion for inclusion’s sake. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 60(1), 55–62.


Bland, J. (Ed.). (2018). Using literature in English language education: Challenging reading for 8–18 year olds. Bloomsbury  


Borsheim-Black, C., & Sarigianides, S. T. (2019). Letting go of literary whiteness: Antiracist literature lnstruction for white students. New York: Teachers College Press.


Dujardin, G., Lang, J. M., & Staunton, J. A. (Eds.). (2018).  Teaching the literature survey course: New strategies for college faculty. Morganton: West Virginia University Press.


Fecho, B., Falter, M., & Hong, X. (Eds.). (2016). Teaching outside the box but inside the standards: Making room for dialogue. New York: Teachers College Press.


Fecho, B., & Clifton, J. (2017). Dialoguing across cultures, identities, and learning: Crosscurrents and complexities in literacy classrooms. New York: Routledge.


Fletcher, J. (2018). Teaching literature rhetorically: Transferable literacy skills for 21st century students. Portland, ME: Stenhouse.


Hill, C., & Malo-Juvera, V. (Eds.). (2019). Critical approaches to teaching the high school novel: Reinterpreting canonical literature. New York: Routledge.


Jacobs, R. (2020). Literature in our lives: Talking about texts from Shakespeare to Philip Pullman. New York: Routledge. 


Jones, S. (2006).  Girls, social class, and literacy: What teachers can do to make a difference. Portsmouth: Heinemann.


Knapp, J. V., & McCann, T. M. (2021). Learning to enjoy literature: How teachers can model and motivate. Rowman & Littlefield.


Malu, K. F., & Schaefer, M. B. (2015). Research on teaching and learning with the literacies of young adolescents. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


Nichols, S. L., & Good, T. L.  (2004).  America's teenagers--myths and realities: Media images, schooling, and the social costs of careless indifference.  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Sacks, A. (2013). Whole novels for the whole class: A student-centered approach. John Wiley 


Sarroub, L. K.  (2005).  All American Yemeni girls: Being Muslin in a public school.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.


Seidler, V. J. (2006). Young men and masculinities: Global cultures and intimate lives.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Sheridan-Rabideau, M.P. (2008). Girls, feminism, and grassroots literacies: Activism in the GirlZone.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press.


Simmons, A. (2016). Literature's emotional lessons. The Atlantic.


Smith, M. W., & Wilhelm, J. D.  (2002).  "Reading don't fix no Chevy's”: Literacy in the lives of young men. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. 


Sprague, M. M. & Keeling, K. K.  (2007).  Discovering their voices: Engaging adolescent girls with young adult literature. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.


Smyth, J., Angus, L., Down, B., & McInerney, P. (2008).  Critically engaged learning: Connecting to young lives.  New York: Peter Lang.


Strauss, V. (2014).  How Common Core's Recommended Books Fail Children of Color. The Washington Post


Swafford, J. (2016). Teaching literature through technology: Sherlock Holmes and digital humanitiesThe Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, 9


Thein, A. H., Beach, R., & Johnston, A. (2017). Rethinking identity and adolescence in the teaching of literature: Implications for pre-service teacher education. In H. L. 

Hallman, ed., Innovations in English language arts teacher education (Advances in Research on Teaching (pp. 65-87). Emerald Group Publishing.


Turner, K. H., & Hicks, T. (2015). Connected reading: Teaching adolescent readers in a digital world. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English


Vadeboncoeur, J. A., & Stevens, L. P.  (Eds.).  (2005).  Re/constructing "the adolescent:" Sign, symbol, and body.  New York: Peter Lang.


Valenza, J. K., & Stephens, K.  (2012).  Reading remix.  Educational Leandership, 69(6).  Describes adolescents use of e-books and online discussion groups.


Way, N., & Chu, J. Y.  (Eds.).  (2004).  Adolescent boys: Exploring diverse cultures of boyhood.  New York: New York University Press.

Wilhelm, J. D., & Smith, M. W. (2016). The power of pleasure reading: What we can learn from the secret reading lives of teens. English Journal, 105
(6), 25-30.