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Teaser for 'Divergent Trilogy' book two, 'Insurgent'

Teaser for 'Divergent Trilogy' book two, 'Insurgent' | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
A teaser for Insurgent, book two in Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy, was unveiled today by the Official Divergent Facebook page.
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Amazon.com: Uwatsu Class Frigate (6) Empire Of The Blazing Sun Dystopian Wars Miniature Game by Spartan Games: Toys & Games

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YA (Young Adult) - Bodice Rippers, Femme Fatales and Fantasy

YA (Young Adult) - Bodice Rippers, Femme Fatales and Fantasy | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
What Makes YA Fiction Different from Children's Books or Adult Fiction? Young adult literature has certain unique features which set it apart. Books for teens are almost always written in the first person and usually have: ...
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Hunger Games Holidays: Dystopian books to buy for 'The Hunger Games' fans

Hunger Games Holidays: Dystopian books to buy for 'The Hunger Games' fans | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
What do you get the Hunger Games fan who doesn't know what to read next? Why not introduce them to some new dystopian fiction!
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The Ride of Their Lives - New York Times

The Ride of Their Lives - New York Times | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
The Ride of Their LivesNew York TimesMaggie Stiefvater's violent, stand-out fantasy, “The Scorpio Races,” is set on the fictional island of Thisby, in either a near past or a dystopian future where there are cars and radios but no mention of television...
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"Blood Red Road": A Killer Dystopian Romance | The New York Public Library

"Blood Red Road": A Killer Dystopian Romance | The New York Public Library | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
"Blood Red Road": A Killer Dystopian Romance http://t.co/FZkKVaMG #teen #stuff...
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Rachel's Reading Timbits: Glow: A Pulse-Pounding Dystopian Thriller

Rachel's Reading Timbits: Glow: A Pulse-Pounding Dystopian Thriller | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Glow: A Pulse-Pounding Dystopian Thriller. Somewhere in a murkey nebula, two ships are bound for earth, decades into their mission. Fifteen-year-old Waverly lives aboard the Empyrean, and is of the first generation of ...
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Plausibility makes Jordan's dystopia all the more chilling - Edmonton Journal

Plausibility makes Jordan's dystopia all the more chilling - Edmonton Journal | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Plausibility makes Jordan's dystopia all the more chillingEdmonton JournalIn the dystopian American future of Hillary Jordan's new novel When She Woke, abortion is illegal.
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Dystopian fiction | web 2.0 and other library stuff

Dystopian fiction | web 2.0 and other library stuff | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
As I am currently resting, I have been sorting out my webprint.
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The Maze Runner book review

The Maze Runner book review | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Imagine waking up in a place in which you have no idea where you are, any recollection of how you got there, the events of your past or who you are.  The o (The Maze Runner book review http://t.co/gq6yg4M9...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy Books: Great Dystopian Novels - The 12 Best Dystopian Novels

Great Dystopian Novels - The 12 Best Dystopian Novels: Literature has been a defining part of culture since the ...
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m.guardian.co.uk

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Wave of dystopian fiction for young readers have roots in one of my favorite childhood reads, "A Wrinkle in Time." http://t.co/XlxAtnrn...
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What’s Next in Young Adult/Teen Literature? « Stacey O'Neale

What’s Next in Young Adult/Teen Literature? « Stacey O'Neale | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
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Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time

Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Massive dehumanization, totalitarian government, rampant disease, post-apocalyptic terrains, cyber-genetic technologies ...
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Shatter Me

Shatter Me | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
SHATTER ME is an electrifying dystopian debut filled with pulse-pounding romance, intoxicating villainy, and high-stakes choices, Tahereh Mafi presents a world as riveting as the Hunger Games and a superhero story as thrilling as the X-Men.
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Dark Materials: Reflecting on Dystopian Themes in Young Adult Literature

Lesson Plan | Six ways to approach "dark," post-apocalyptic young adult fiction.
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A Guide to Dystopian London | Post Apocalyptic Book Club

This is a map that will document all London locations of note in post-apocalyptic and dystopian literature: http://t.co/0GdPXIJq...
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Find What Is Dystopia? - Recommended Science Fiction Books

What Is Dystopia?: I love dystopian literature. What is a dystopia?

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“Hunger Games” Leave Readers Starving « Digital Devil

“Hunger Games” Leave Readers Starving « Digital Devil | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
It isn't often that dystopian and young adult literature cross paths. This is no doubt due to the respective genres' rules and limitations. The most effective dystopian literature features an oppression that has become impossible ...
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This Week in Mormon Literature, November 5, 2011 | Dawning of a ...

This Week in Mormon Literature, November 5, 2011 | Dawning of a ... | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Dystopian fantasy. Second in the bestselling Matched trilogy. Kirkus Reviews: Starred review. “Cassia and Ky grapple with secrets, wilderness and the tumultuous meanings of love in the second installment of this addictive, layered dystopic trilogy .
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Why the Best Kids Books Are Written in Blood

Why the Best Kids Books Are Written in Blood | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
Some cultural critics argue that kids books have become too violent, too dark, too adult. Sherman Alexie, author of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," argues that such books give young readers the tools they need to survive.
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Dystopian Literature for Young Adults - MAME 38

Had fun presenting 'Dystopian Lit for YA' at MAME conference - http://t.co/IY9N57DU (Can Dystopia stuff be fun??
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Hunger Games Interactive Cast Photo is Sunnier Than Most Dystopian Deathmatches | Movieline

Hunger Games Interactive Cast Photo is Sunnier Than Most Dystopian Deathmatches | Movieline | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
· VF has a cute new photo of The Hunger Games's cast soaking up some rays and taking a break from murdering each other in front of screaming crowds. It's an "interactive photo," which means you can scroll over it...
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» Rise of the Machines: Why We Keep Coming Back to H.G. Wells’ Visions of a Dystopian Future

» Rise of the Machines: Why We Keep Coming Back to H.G. Wells’ Visions of a Dystopian Future | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
War of the Worlds, The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau set the template for today's bleak science fiction, from Alien to The Terminator.
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Children's & Young Adult Books: How has Young Adult literature changed in the last 20-25 years?

Children's & Young Adult Books: How has Young Adult literature changed in the last 20-25 years? | Dystopian Literature for Young Adults | Scoop.it
I remember reading books like Redwall, Indian in the Cupboard, and Boxcar Children. Somehow, these books seem so light-hearted and innocent compared to the YA hits of today (Harry Potter and Hunger Games).
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