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Reading Choices of Teens
What are the reading preferences of teens?
KUTING Kuwentuhan Series
We weave worlds out of words
...
Teens. Adolescents.
Who are they?

Young Adults?

Age range: 13 yrs old 21 yrs old

Age range: 22 yrs old35 yrs old

Age o...
Young Adult Literature
Also known as Juvenile Literature
Format/genre: novel, comics and graphic
novels, poetry, short sto...
What makes a YA Lit?
Stories are told from the
viewpoint of young people.
Young adult stories often
get rid of all adult f...
What makes a YA Lit?
Young adult literature
includes a variety of
genres and subjects.
What makes a YA Lit?
Young adult books are
optimistic and characters
make worthy
accomplishments.
Young adult novels deal
...
YALSA: Teens’ Top Ten 2013
1.
2.

3.

4.
5.

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth
Wein (Disney/Hyperion)
The False Prince by Jenn...
Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#1
1. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
2. The Infernal Devices Series - The
Clockwork p...
Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#2
1. Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada
and Gabriel M. Zubizarreta

6. Ten great mysteries by...
Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#3
1. Kokology:the Game of Selfdiscovery by Nagao, Tadahiko
2. The Mortal Instruments : c...
What is John Green’s secret?
- Engaging narators
- Social media master
- Marketing genius
Choice is influenced by:
1. Friends and trends

5. Genre and literary format

2. School requirement

6. Economics and acce...
Mini-workshop
What books did you
read when you were a
teenager?
Which book was the
most memorable?

What made the book a
m...
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BUZZ GROUP /
BIG GROUP
SHARING
OPEN FORUM
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  1. 1. Reading Choices of Teens What are the reading preferences of teens? KUTING Kuwentuhan Series We weave worlds out of words Zarah C. Gagatiga Teacher Librarian, Author, Storyteller PBBY Board Member representing Librarians KUTING President 2006 - 2008 http://lovealibrarian.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Teens. Adolescents. Who are they? Young Adults? Age range: 13 yrs old 21 yrs old Age range: 22 yrs old35 yrs old Age of change and transition How did the term YA Lit came about?
  3. 3. Young Adult Literature Also known as Juvenile Literature Format/genre: novel, comics and graphic novels, poetry, short stories Nonfiction: biographies, memoirs, diaries, myths, coming of age stories (Bildungsroman)
  4. 4. What makes a YA Lit? Stories are told from the viewpoint of young people. Young adult stories often get rid of all adult figures. Young adult literature is fast-paced.
  5. 5. What makes a YA Lit? Young adult literature includes a variety of genres and subjects.
  6. 6. What makes a YA Lit? Young adult books are optimistic and characters make worthy accomplishments. Young adult novels deal with real emotions. http://blogforliteracy.blogspot. com/2009/03/characteristics-of-young-adult.html
  7. 7. YALSA: Teens’ Top Ten 2013 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney/Hyperion) The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic/Scholastic Press) Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Harper Collins/Katherine Tegen Books) Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (Harlequin Teen) 5. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (Simon & Schuster) 6. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic/Scholastic Press) 7. Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Macmillan/Farrar Straus Giroux) 8. Every Day by David Levithan (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf) 9. Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross (Egmont) 10. Butter by Erin Jade Lange (Bloomsbury)
  8. 8. Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#1 1. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan 2. The Infernal Devices Series - The Clockwork princess 6. The Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke 7. Life of Pi by Yann Martel 3. The Secret Series by Pseudonymous 8. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Bosch 4. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli 5. The Abundance of Katherines by John Green. 9. Sophie Kinsela's books 10. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  9. 9. Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#2 1. Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada and Gabriel M. Zubizarreta 6. Ten great mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe 2. Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick 7. The Princess Plot by Kirsten Boie 3. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green 4. Looking for Alaska by John Green 5. Paper towns by John Green 8. The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk by Donal J. Sobol 9. This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer Smith 10. Let it Snow : three holiday romances by John Green
  10. 10. Survey-surveyan. Pag may time. HS#3 1. Kokology:the Game of Selfdiscovery by Nagao, Tadahiko 2. The Mortal Instruments : city of bones by Clare, Cassandra 3. The Fault in Our Stars by Green, John 4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Rowling, J.K. 5. Diary of a Wimpy kid : the third Wheel by Kinney, Jeff 6. The Mortal Instruments: city of ashes by Clare, Cassandra 7. Lock and Key by Dessen, Sarah 8. Paper Towns by Green, John 9. The Mortal Instruments: city of glass by Clare, Cassandra 10. The Candymakers by Mass, Wendy What are your observations? Any comments / reactions?
  11. 11. What is John Green’s secret? - Engaging narators - Social media master - Marketing genius
  12. 12. Choice is influenced by: 1. Friends and trends 5. Genre and literary format 2. School requirement 6. Economics and access to books 3. Media and technology 4. Book cover and design Bakit walang Filipiniana titles?! BAKIT?!!!
  13. 13. Mini-workshop What books did you read when you were a teenager? Which book was the most memorable? What made the book a meaningful or an unforgetable read? What is the YA novel you dream of writing?
  14. 14. KUTING KUWENTUHAN NA! BUZZ GROUP / BIG GROUP SHARING OPEN FORUM Q&A
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