Key Resources: Scholarly
Cleveland, Erika and Sybil Durand. “Critical representations of sexual assault in YA literature.” The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature 17.3 (2014).
Alsup, Janet. “Politicizing young adult literature: reading anderson’s “Speak” as a critical text.” Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 47.2 (2003): 158-166.
Malo-Juvera, Victor. “Speak: the effect of literary instruction on adolescents’ rape myth acceptance.” Research in the Teaching of English 48.4 (2014): 407-427.
Bott, C.J. “Why we must read YA books that deal with sexual content.” The ALAN Review 33.3 (2006) 26-29.
Jackett, Mark. “Teaching English in the world: something to Speak about: addressing sensitive issues through literature.” The English Journal 96.4 (2007): 102-105.
Wetta, Molly. “Dating violence, consent and healthy relationships in YA fiction.” YALSA.ALA.org. Young Adult Library Services Association, 25 Jan. 2016.
Wetta, Molly. “Nonfiction, memoir and resources on teen dating violence, sexual assault and rape.” YALSA.ALA.org. Young Adult Library Services Association, 26 Jan. 2016.
Key Resources: Popular
MacGregor, Amanda. “Talking about sexual violence in young adult literature with a teen book club.” Teen Librarian Toolbox. 2 Sept. 2014.
DeYoung, Andrew. “Talking to teens about rape: an interview with YA author christa desir.” TheStake.org. 11 Nov. 2013.
Jensen, Kelly. “Beyond the bestsellers: so you’ve read Speak by laurie halse anderson.” BookRiot.com. 4 Jan. 2014.
Crowder, Bree. “4 YA authors candidly speak up about rape culture.” Bustle.com. 16 Mar. 2016.
White, Caitlin. “YA lit’s new awesome trend: fighting rape culture.” Glamour.com. 9 May 2016.
Ulaby, Neda. “When talking about sexual consent, YA books can be a parent’s best friend.” NPR.com. National Public Library. 1 April 2016.
“Readers advisory: sexual assault, rape, and dating violence in YA novels.” Wrappedupinbooks.org. 14 Feb. 2016.