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Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools
Ways and means of supporting and developing young adult readers.
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Reaching Those Resistant Readers | Fun, Fast-Paced Fiction

Reaching Those Resistant Readers | Fun, Fast-Paced Fiction | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
"The books listed here will ... feature clear narratives that quickly draw readers into the action and are supported by snappy dialogue that helps move the stories along. Add to that appealing protagonists, attractive covers, and layouts that feature generous print size and plenty of white space, and bingo, you have something to hand to the hard-to-please. A few series titles and sequels are included to keep them reading once they’re hooked."
Via Heather Stapleton
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An interesting list for early teens and younger. Some well known and respected authors here and some new to me.

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» How to Read More: A Lover’s Guide :zenhabits

A novel is a time machine, a worm-hole to different dimensions, a special magic that puts you into the minds and bodies of fascinating people, a transporter that lets you travel the world, a dizzying exploration of love and death and sex and seedy criminal underworlds and fairylands, a creator of new best friends. All in one...Lots of people say they want to read more, but don’t know how to start. Read this. It should help.

1. Don’t read because you should — read for joy. Find books about exciting stories, about people who fascinate you, about new worlds that you’d love to visit. Forget the classics, unless they fit this prescription. [+9 more ideas from Leo Babauta]
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What Your Favorite YA Series Says About You - Flavorwire

What Your Favorite YA Series Says About You - Flavorwire | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it

This is a nice bit of bookish fun based on series from NPR's list of 100 Best YA Novels of all time. It covers a wide range of titles, old and new, and will appeal to the RA advisor in you.

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