Constructing the Adolescent Reader in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

@inproceedings{Gruner2019ConstructingTA,
  title={Constructing the Adolescent Reader in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction},
  author={Elisabeth Rose Gruner},
  year={2019}
}
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