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Resource Papers  (Summer 2010)

Pop Culture Papers  (Fall 2011)
Comic Books—Saving the World by Catherine Flynn
The Graphic Novel as a Teaching Tool by Colette Halverson
Teens Online by Tanya Arnold
Internet and Reading by Donald Pashby
Hip-Hop or Rap...Is It all Whack? by Sara DeSerf
Music in Pop Culture by Emily Maxwell
Teens and Downloading Music by Joanne E. Guy
Teen Movies by Gretchen Savina
The Negative Influence of Inaccurate Media Portrayal by Lynne Plumb
Magnificent Magazines by Juliet Corbett
Facebook: Pop Culture Paper by Colleen Schneider Cameron
How Downloading Music May Motivate Teen Readers by Karen Loenser

Celebrities, Teens, and Young Adult Literature by Nancy Auslander

Teaching Rap in English by Michael Segal

Reaching Towards Nirvana: Teens and the Alternative by Sarah Taylor-Foltz
Resource Papers (Summer 2006)
Resource Papers (2006-07)
Teen Magazines by Julie Andracek
Teen Movies by Wendy Baldwin
Downloading Music by Angela Boles
Boys Reading  by  Dinah Haakenson
 Cult Movies by Lance Novak
Graphic Novels by  Cynthia Norberg
Getting Graphic by Katherine Ruppel
Teen Movies  by  Kristen C. Hoard
Graphic Novels (2) by Donna Summerlin
Booktalk: Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo (created by Lindsey Bell)
Comics  by Cynthia Franken
Booktalk: Worth by A. Lafaye (created by Lance Novak)
Chick Lit  by Marnie Bolstad
Booktalk: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (created by Vicki Holliday)
Alternative Music  by Jennifer Bean
Booktalk: Keesha's House by Helen Frost (created by Stacey DiRenzo)
Celebrities and Teens  by Karen Schuebel
Booktalk:  Blizzard by Jim Murphy (created by Angela Boles)
Teens Online by Jacob Boula

icame, isaw, iconquered, ipod by Mary Schwander 
The Giver by Lois Lowry (created by Lance Novak)
Being in on the Joke: The Importance of Understanding Teen Slang by Deborah McElmeel
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt (created by Katherine Ruppel)
MTV's True Life--An Educational Opportunity by Katherine Adams

MTV Shapes Readers by Ron Frascht
Canyons by Gary Paulsen (by Vicki Holliday)
Teens Online by Joanne Griffo
But Where's the Music by Carolyn Mertz
Kate deCamillo (created by Julie Andracek)
Popular Music: A Voice They Hear by Marya Oft
Chris Crutcher (created by Angela Boles)
Maximizing Teen Magazines by Tricia Koons

Three Cheers for Graphic Novels by Lisa Tenuta

Cult Movies by Amy Beattie

Influence of Celebrities on Adolescent Reading
by Teresa Jackson (2008)*

The Elusive Alternative by Daniel Smith (2008)

Teen Television by Stacy Harvey (2008)

Movies in the Classroom by Teresa Wheeler (2008)
MORE BOOKTALKS from   2007-08
BOOKTALKS   (editing in progress)
Booktalk:  Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton
(created by Jennifer Bean)

Booktalk:   Rules by Cynthia Lord
(created by Karyn Pasqualitto)
Booktalk:  What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman
(created by   Karen M. Schuebel )
Booktalk: Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
(created by Donna Summerlin )
Booktalk:  Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
(created by Marnie Bolstad )
Booktalk:  An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
(created by Jacob Boula)
Booktalk:  Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
(created by Cynthia Norberg)
Booktalk:  The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth Speare  (PDF)
(created by Marcy Kunze)
Booktalk: Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
(created by Dinah Haakenson)
Booktalk:   The Giver by Lois Lowry
(created by Cynthia Franken)
Booktalks - 2008-2009
Booktalk:  Lightning Thief  by Rick Riordan
(created by Kristen C. Hoard)
Booktalk: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Alexie Sherman
(created by Amanda Brandt)
Booktalk:  Sold by Patricia McCormick
(created by Deborah Wilson)
Booktalk: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
(created by Andrea Semrau)

Booktalk: Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
(created by Barbara Uhen)

Booktalk: The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac: Amaru Shakur (created by Deborah Cohen

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