TITLE

Honoring Mike

AUTHOR(S)
Sutton, Roger
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Horn Book Magazine;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on a proposal intended for the Young Adult Library Services Association. The author provides an argument for an award given to young adult literature that stretches the imagination and demands an exciting orientation to new hypotheses, new ideas, and new dimensions. The article offers criteria for the award as well as implications of the inception of the award.
ACCESSION #
1700842

 

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