What's Hot in Street Literature, July 21, 2010

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What's Hot in Street Literature, July 21, 2010

  1. 1. What’s Hot in Street Literature
  2. 2. Download this presentation and support materials at: *Wiki: http://kcboyd.wikispaces.com/ Blog: http://missdomino.blogspot.com/
  3. 3. What are pre-teens and teens reading?
  4. 5. What do we call these books?
  5. 6. Ghetto Literature Hip Hop Literature Street Literature Urban Fiction Urban Literature
  6. 7. What are ‘labels’? Can ‘labels’ be dangerous? 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  7. 8. Urban 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  8. 9. Urban Fiction 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  9. 10. Urban Literature 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  10. 11. Street Literature Shepard, Leslie The History of Street Literature: The Story of Broadside Ballads, Chapbooks, Proclamations, News-Sheets, Election Bills, Tracts, Pamphlets, Cocks, Catchpennies, and other Ephemera. Detroit, Michigan: Singing Tree Press, 1973. 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  11. 13. Street Literature – reality based stories about the streets that are authentic, unapologetic and truthful. 'Urban' is Not the New 'Black' by Vanessa Morris http://streetliterature.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-07-04T11%3A50%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=4
  12. 14. Not every book Is Street Literature
  13. 15. <ul><li>Make sure your school has a written selection and reconsideration policy that addresses written challenges to books. If you don’t, you’re totally vulnerable. </li></ul>http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6632974.html
  14. 16. <ul><li>Librarians should make purchasing decisions based on </li></ul><ul><li>their knowledge of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Collection needs </li></ul><ul><li>Other criteria set forth in the CPS Collection Development Policy for School Librarians </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>Why Should Library Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Contain Some Street Literature Titles? </li></ul><ul><li>Timeless themes such as peer pressure, violence, pregnancy, divorce, drugs and sex appear in the stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should be exposed to a variety of genres. </li></ul><ul><li>The stories are cautionary tales that takes the reader on a journey that forces them to compare the stories to their own lives. </li></ul><ul><li>The students can directly relate to the characters and empathize with their struggles. </li></ul>
  16. 18. <ul><li>Why Should Library Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Contain Some Street Literature Titles? </li></ul><ul><li>The stories within the genre serve as a platform for discussion/dialogue for tweens and teens with adults. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students are avid readers and are looking for a challenge when reading Street Literature. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students possess the emotional maturity to understand and handle the content in these books. </li></ul><ul><li>The genre meets the needs of a group of library patrons that have historically been ignored. </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Popular Street Literature </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Read Alikes’ </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School </li></ul>
  18. 27. <ul><li>Popular Street Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Novels And Series: High School </li></ul>
  19. 40. <ul><li>K.C.’s “Must Read” Booklist </li></ul>
  20. 48. <ul><li>Where can I find more </li></ul><ul><li>information about </li></ul><ul><li>Street Literature? </li></ul>
  21. 49. View today’s presentation on: http://kcboyd.wikispaces.com/ K.C. Boyd, Librarian Chicago Public Schools Email: [email_address] Facebook: K.c. Boyd Blog: http://missdomino.blogspot.com/ Twitter: kc_boyd Contributing writer for: http://phatfiction.wikispaces.com/
  22. 50. Nominated in Two Categories : Best New Blog Blog to Watch http://www.blackweblogawards.com/

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