Storytelling for Young Adults

Storytelling for Young Adults

A Guide to Tales for Teens

Book - 2003
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Discover tales that teens love to hear and perform. This guide suggests hundreds of smart, colorful tales, complete with brief plot summaries and bibliographic information.
This annotated bibliography of stories for young adults-containing both reprints and original retellings- from around the world and throughout the ages, is the new second edition of the best selling Storytelling for Young Adults. Hundreds of story suggestions are organized by theme within broad genre categories: Tales of the Fantastic, Tales of the Folk, Tales of Life, Tales of the Spirit, Tales of Laughter, and Tales of the Arts and Sciences. Each section contains commentary, guidelines, and a bibliography of resources; sample ready-to-tell tales are also included. Indexed by author, title, and subject-including curriculum connections, this guide will be helpful to storytellers, school and public librarians, and teachers working with young adults, as well as to the teens themselves. Grades 7-12.

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Reflecting the revival of storytelling to and by young adults, this book discusses criteria for story selection, describes storytelling techniques, and lists tales for young adults. Organized by themes such as folk tales and funny stories, each chapter presents brief summaries of stories and gives bibliographic information on sources. A final chapter offers 20 complete stories. This second edition lists works published in the last decade. Author information is not given. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, c2003
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781563089039
Characteristics: xvi, 208 p. ; 25 cm


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