Joni Richards Bodart Completes New Book: Radical Reads 2
San José State University School of Information Assistant Professor Joni Richards Bodart has completed her latest book, Radical Reads 2: Working with the Newest Edgy Titles for Teens, which is due out on December 29, 2009. The book is the lead topic in the November 2 issue of School Library Journal’s SLJ Teen Newsletter. Editor Dodie Ownes, writes:
I’m looking into my crystal ball (sometimes, the old technology is the best), and I see a great resource in your future. There will be shouts of joy from YA librarians in January 2010 when they discover that Joni Richards Bodart has completed Radical Reads 2: Working with the Newest Edgy Titles for Teens (Scarecrow). The dedication will make you sigh and then you’ll dig in to find more than 100 fabulous teen-tested titles, all published since 2002, each with its own character map, booktalk, theme discussion guide, book report ideas, and more. Your young adult readers that are always looking for more grit, angst, turmoil, addiction, despair, and psychosis will thank you for having Radical Reads 2 on hand.
Bodart, J. R. (2009). Radical Reads 2: Working with the Newest Edgy Titles for Teens. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. Available at Amazon: ISBN 081086908X.