In this article, Yongan Wu brings the compelling argument for teaching YA Lit. to ESL students. The article describes why it is important and helpful to students in ESL to read YA Literature in the classroom because it helps them understand language, culture, gender, characters, plots, and so many other aspects of learning to read in a different language. This article also has helpful ways of going about teaching YA Lit. to the ESL students and how it is beneficial to them to read it.
This is great so do check it out!