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Gary Paulsen

A Companion to the Young Adult Literature

Gary Paulsen( )
Author: Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Series title:McFarland Companions to Young Adult Literature Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4766-7331-8
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $57.20
Book Description:

Surveys the major titles and themes of America's top adventure writer for tweens. Entries cover the Brian and Tucket series and analyse the significance of alcoholism, coming of age, survival, war, and slavery to such bestsellers as Nightjohn, Soldier's Heart, Woods Runner, and Hatchet.

Book Details
Pages:199
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.78 x 25.4 x 1.016 cm
Book Weight:0.364 Kilograms
Author Biography
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen (Author)
Mary Ellen Snodgrass was born on February 29, 1944 in Wlimington, North Carolina. She is an award-winning author of textbooks and general reference works, and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University, and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and education of gifted children. She teaches English and Latin at Lenoir Rhyne University. In addition to her membership on the North Carolina Library Board, she serves the N.C. Humanities Commission as a traveling lecturer. She has also held jobs as a freelance writer for the Charlotte Observer along with being a columnist, and book reviewer for them. She has also worked on the Canadian Medical Association Journal, American Guidance Service, American Reference Books Annual and Cliffs Notes along with being a professor of Latin and English, Lenoir Rhyne University, 2008-2010. Her works include Michel Faber and Feminism: The Neo-Gothic Novel, Leslie Marmon Silko, The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, and World Food.



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