19 October 2011

Book Launch! Day#6 - Toning It Down: Teen-friendly Street Lit

CHAPTER SIX: "Reading street lit allows teens to claim some modicum of ownership over their daily lives by being able to compare their realities and identities to the characters in the stories. Street lit gives its teen readers a sense of proaction, allowing them to slow down, to examine and process the rise and pitfalls of ghetto life." - Readers Advisory Guide to Street Literature 






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