Course Title: Young Adult Fantasy Starring Women 101
Course Number: TBD

Instructor Information: See Sidebar
Term: Fall 2015

Textbooks and Other Materials:

1. Aveyard, Victoria. Red QueenOrion, 2015. Print.

2. Bardugo, Leigh. Shadow and BoneHenry Holt and Co, 2012. Print.

3. Cashore, Kristin. GracelingHarcourt, 2008. Print.

4. Cass, Kiera. The SelectionHarperTeen, 2012. Print.

5. Clare, Cassandra. City of BonesMargaret K. McElderry Books, 2007. Print.

6. Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger GamesScholastic Press, 2008. Print.

7. Maas, Sarah J. Throne of GlassTurtleback Books, 2012. Print.

8. Mead, Richelle. Vampire Academy. Razorbill, 2007. Print.

9. Meyer, Melissa. CinderFeiwel & Friends, 2012. Print.

10. Roth, Veronica. DivergentKatherine Tegen Books, 2012. Print.

11. Comfortable reading cloths.

Red Queenshadow and boneGracelingThe Selection_City of Bones

Hunger GamesMaas, Sarah J. Maas; Throne of Glass_Vampire AcademyCinderDivergent

Course Description:  Analyze the bad-assery of Women in contemporary Young Adult literature. Compare and contrast the characteristics of each characters to determine the ideals of the Young Adult heroine. Compare and contrast the dystopian worlds within The Selection, The Hunger Games, Cinder, and Divergent. Compare and contrast parallel universe  within City of Bones and Vampire Academy. Compare and contrast the new worlds developed within Red Queen, Shadow and Bone, Graceling, and Throne of Glass.  We will round out the term by picking our favorite heroine and, through writing, defend your opinion.

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