ReadWriteThink

Teen Literature and Technology

Duration: 15:16

Over the past five years, a variety of authors have taken up the Internet as a source for the plotlines and the format of their novels.  In this episode, you'll hear about books that "break the rules of writing" by telling stories in the form of emails, blog entries, and instant messages.  Also featured are books that raise questions about the risks of online interactions and the reasons why teens go public with online writing.  Finally, you'll hear about online resources that provide even more information about great books for teens.

After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.

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