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Janet McDonald : The Original Project Girl

By: Ross-Stroud, Catherine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Scarecrow Studies in Young Adult Literature: Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (160 p.).ISBN: 9780810863569.Subject(s): African American women authors | Authors, American - 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Janet McDonald : The Original Project GirlDDC classification: 813.54 LOC classification: PS3563.A2789Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Chronology; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One. The Original Project Girl: Humble Beginnings; Chapter Two. On Becoming a Writer: Project Girl; Chapter Three. Real Project Girls: A Literary Journey of Discovery; Chapter Four. Harlem Boys: Brother Hood and Harlem Hustle; Chapter Five. Shifting Gears: Girls of Color; Chapter Six. Urban Fiction: Answering the Call; Chapter Seven. I Write Stories with Happy Endings; Epilogue; References; Index; About the Author
Summary: Janet McDonald: The Original Project Girl is a bio-critical study of McDonald and her work as it relates to the contributions she has made to the genre of teen fiction. It explains McDonald''s profoundly realistic fiction, which holds wide appeal for teens in search of answers to the coming of age mystery. Catherine Ross-Stroud, in her study of McDonald''s works and interviews with the author, has put together a comprehensive resource that will be a useful research tool.
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Contents; Chronology; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One. The Original Project Girl: Humble Beginnings; Chapter Two. On Becoming a Writer: Project Girl; Chapter Three. Real Project Girls: A Literary Journey of Discovery; Chapter Four. Harlem Boys: Brother Hood and Harlem Hustle; Chapter Five. Shifting Gears: Girls of Color; Chapter Six. Urban Fiction: Answering the Call; Chapter Seven. I Write Stories with Happy Endings; Epilogue; References; Index; About the Author

Janet McDonald: The Original Project Girl is a bio-critical study of McDonald and her work as it relates to the contributions she has made to the genre of teen fiction. It explains McDonald''s profoundly realistic fiction, which holds wide appeal for teens in search of answers to the coming of age mystery. Catherine Ross-Stroud, in her study of McDonald''s works and interviews with the author, has put together a comprehensive resource that will be a useful research tool.

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