Overview of Literature for Children & Young Adults Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true?

Question 2 2. How exactly did Children's literature morph from teaching morals to entertaining?

Question 3 3. Which of the following authors wrote literature for children during the Golden Age of Children's Literature?

Question 4 4. What does the Pulitzer Prize recognize that most other literature prizes do not?

Question 5 5. Which of these prizes is exclusive to a single genre of literature?

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Question 6 6. What do the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Neustadt International Prize for Literature have in common?

Question 7 7. This genre features fictional characters and events but may use imagined or real scientific principles.

Question 8 8. The lyrics present in popular music are examples of which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of traditional literature?

Question 10 10. How can you encourage students to be lifelong readers?

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Question 11 11. Which part of a book talk helps the audience become engaged?

Question 12 12. Young people like to know that they are not ______. They enjoy reading realistic novels where the characters may be dealing with similar life conflicts.

Question 13 13. The type of young adult literature that has been called 'Sick Lit' usually deals with what subject?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a true statement about the changes in young adult literature over the past 50 years?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a prominent feature in dystopian literature?

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Question 16 16. What is a library collection?

Question 17 17. Which of the following genres is currently very popular among children and young adults?

Question 18 18. Who might especially enjoy reading a graphic novel?

Question 19 19. Which prolific African American author won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, in addition to receiving their lifetime achievement award?

Question 20 20. Brian Selznick won the Caldecott Medal for The Invention of Hugo Cabret in which criteria?

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Question 21 21. The Newbery Award and the Caldecott Medal are conferred by which institution?

Question 22 22. When a student can make _____ with a book they are more likely to enjoy it.

Question 23 23. What age group is the young adult genre geared toward?

Question 24 24. What can a teacher do to encourage engagement in the book a student is reading?

Question 25 25. What century was the Golden Age for Children's Literature?

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Question 26 26. What was unique about the Nobel Prize in Literature's 2016 laureate?

Question 27 27. Genre is defined as the _____ of a book.

Question 28 28. How can you help a child who is moving from early/emergent stage reading to chapter books?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of young adult literature before 1985

Question 30 30. What does it mean for a children's book to mix genres?

Overview of Literature for Children & Young Adults Chapter Exam Instructions

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