Close Enough to Touch Resources & Further Study

Richard Peck
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Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth. Coping with Death and Dying. New York: Macmillan, 1981. This and earlier books by the same writer are particularly useful in outlining the stages of acceptance which may be applied to the development of Matt in Close Enough to Touch as well as to the development of protagonists in other young adult novels dealing with death and dying.

Peck, Richard. Anonymously Yours. New York: J. Messner, 1991. In this autobiographical volume, Peck especially emphasizes how he became a writer for young adults and how material from his life is utilized in his fiction.

——. "In the Country of Teenage Fiction." American Libraries 4 (April 1973): 204-207. Peck here writes about young adult needs in relation to young adult literature.

——. "Richard Peck." In Speaking for Ourselves: Autobiographical Sketches by Notable Authors of Books for Young Adults. Edited by Donald R. Gallo.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Close Enough to Touch from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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