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Rescooped by Debbie Northway from Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools
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Guest Post: Karen Rock on Let's Hear It for the Boy(s)!

Guest Post: Karen Rock on Let's Hear It for the Boy(s)! | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

A wise article about what works in YA fiction, with words from a number of authors, some new to me that I'll be following up.

Next step: Which Australian writers are producing books of this kind?

"Writing books that appeal to boys is a joy and a challenge.
Here are some “boots on the ground” perspectives from readers, teachers, and librarians, as well as invaluable insights shared by children’s authors Darren Shan, Ellen Hopkins, Tim Wynne-Jones, and break-out debut novelist, Scott Blagden on how to reach this important readership."


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Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading

Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
With today's news that three out of four schools are worried about boys' reading, Michael Morpurgo shares his ideas on how we can engage more boys in reading...

Via Heather Stapleton
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