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This is a collection of articles related to Young Adult Lit, especially novels designated as Sick-Lit
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Voice of Literacy : Adolescents discuss engagement and young adult literature with Dr. Gay Ivey

Voice of Literacy : Adolescents discuss engagement and young adult literature with Dr. Gay Ivey | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“Listen to bi-weekly podcasts (available 1st and 3rd Mondays) of interviews with literacy researchers as they discuss the implications of their research.”
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How Young Adult Literature Challenges Gender Norms

How Young Adult Literature Challenges Gender Norms | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“Librarians are the pushers of the book world. (How Young Adult Literature Challenges Gender Norms | Thought Catalog http://t.co/ywlMnT1MQc)”
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Ten LGBTA Books In My Classroom Library by Chris Kervina | Nerdy ...

Ten LGBTA Books In My Classroom Library by Chris Kervina | Nerdy ... | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“ One of the courses I took to prepare to switch from working in the government contracting world to teaching was an elective called Young Adult Literature in Multicultural Settings, taught by Dr. Linda Hanrahan.”
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Books bring dark issues to light for teen readers - York Daily Record

Books bring dark issues to light for teen readers York Daily Record Here are some of the subjects that books for young adults tackled in the past year or so: School shootings, terrorism, post-traumatic stress disorder, homelessness, sex,...
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Michael Grant's top tips for writing YA - The Guardian

Michael Grant's top tips for writing YA - The Guardian | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Michael Grant's top tips for writing YA
The Guardian
That's how you write YA novels or anything else. The long road is the short cut. There are many ways to get there. But, dude, you can't follow my path.
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Getting the Most Out of Your Reading - Literature Young Adult Fiction

Getting the Most Out of Your Reading - Literature Young Adult Fiction | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Reading is one of the growing hobbies of the young community. The thrill of the suspense novel, the depth of the characters, the witty dialogues and the.
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What We're Reading This Weekend: YA Standouts - People Magazine

What We're Reading This Weekend: YA Standouts - People Magazine | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
What We're Reading This Weekend: YA Standouts
People Magazine
Several people in our house (grownup me, teenage daughter) have been reading The Fault in Our Stars.
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The Girl "Problem": Reading Girls in(to) Young Adult Literature

This week #teachread took a trip into the world of girls as they are represented in Young Adult Literature. (See a description of this series here.) In a Socratic Seminar, we inquired into how auth...
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Today's Teen Fiction Is Not Just for Teens Anymore - PR Leap (press release)

Today's Teen Fiction Is Not Just for Teens Anymore - PR Leap (press release) | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Today's Teen Fiction Is Not Just for Teens Anymore
PR Leap (press release)
"It's not a surprise anymore, like it was five to seven years ago, to see grownups reading young-adult fiction," says L.A.
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The “Sick-lit” category of YA books | Strange Chemistry

The “Sick-lit” category of YA books | Strange Chemistry | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
The “Sick-lit” category of YA books. So we've seen (and we think a number of you have also seen) this article on the Daily Mail Website: The 'sick-lit' books aimed at children: It's a disturbing phenomenon.
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"Sick LIt" Is Nothing New -- Here's Why It Matters | xoJane

"Sick LIt" Is Nothing New -- Here's Why It Matters | xoJane | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
In YA! I might get the vapors!) and books that are “too dark” (and we all know dark scary books are bad!). And now, it's “sick lit.” These aren't trends; they've been present in young adult and children's literature all along, ...
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YA sick-lit - Writer. Reader. Editor.

YA sick-lit - Writer. Reader. Editor. | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
YA sick-lit: The reason I've been hanging out at the nuclear plant. Posted on January 4, 2013 by Laura · 6828472591_891e69f870 Like all readers of young-adult books, I'm easily influenced by the fiction I read.
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Vampires make way for sick-lit in young adult books - CBC.ca

Vampires make way for sick-lit in young adult books - CBC.ca | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Vampires make way for sick-lit in young adult books CBC.ca Young adult books focused on cancer, self-harm, eating disorders and other narratives of death and dying are becoming almost as popular as those about glittering vampires and death matches...
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Why YA matters - McGill Daily

Why YA matters - McGill Daily | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“McGill Daily Why YA matters McGill Daily Science fiction was invented by a teenage girl. You heard me. Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus, widely considered to be the first proper sci-fi novel, was written by 19 year old Mary Shelley in 1818.”
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Books bring dark issues to light for teen readers - York Daily Record

“ Books bring dark issues to light for teen readers York Daily Record Here are some of the subjects that books for young adults tackled in the past year or so: School shootings, terrorism, post-traumatic stress disorder, homelessness, sex,...”
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Does “Sick Lit” Romanticize Dying for Teens? | SevenPonds Blog

Does “Sick Lit” Romanticize Dying for Teens? | SevenPonds Blog | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“ teenager “Sick lit”, a sub-genre of literature that features characters who are struggling with physical or mental illness, or coping with issues like suicide or self-mutilation, or loss, has created a bit of a buzz in the media lately.”
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Does “Sick Lit” Romanticize Dying for Teens? | SevenPonds Blog

Does “Sick Lit” Romanticize Dying for Teens? | SevenPonds Blog | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
teenager “Sick lit”, a sub-genre of literature that features characters who are struggling with physical or mental illness, or coping with issues like suicide or self-mutilation, or loss, has created a bit of a buzz in the media lately.
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Ten LGBTA Books In My Classroom Library by Chris Kervina | Nerdy ...

Ten LGBTA Books In My Classroom Library by Chris Kervina | Nerdy ... | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
One of the courses I took to prepare to switch from working in the government contracting world to teaching was an elective called Young Adult Literature in Multicultural Settings, taught by Dr. Linda Hanrahan.
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'Obsidian Mirror,' by Catherine Fisher - New York Times

'Obsidian Mirror,' by Catherine Fisher - New York Times | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
'Obsidian Mirror,' by Catherine Fisher
New York Times
All successful novels for young adults must pass what one might call a narcissistic grandiosity test.
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a review of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism

a review of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
It's interesting how very expanded this one is from the original, considering it's also shorter.
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Best Books for Children: Preschool Through Grade 6 (Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference) book download

Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie


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Best Books for Children: Preschool Through Grade 6 (Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference) book download<br/><br/>Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie<br/><br/><br/>Download here http://b... | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Best Books for Children: Preschool Through Grade 6 (Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference) book download http://t.co/UepsTjnemz
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Which YA Series Is Your Next Hunger Games–Level Obsession? - Vulture

Which YA Series Is Your Next Hunger Games–Level Obsession? - Vulture | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Which YA Series Is Your Next Hunger Games–Level Obsession?
Vulture
Easy: by getting far too involved with another YA series and its soon-to-be-movie-franchise.
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The “Sick-lit” category of YA books | Strange Chemistry

The “Sick-lit” category of YA books | Strange Chemistry | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
The “Sick-lit” category of YA books. So we've seen (and we think a number of you have also seen) this article on the Daily Mail Website: The 'sick-lit' books aimed at children: It's a disturbing phenomenon.
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7 Elements Found in Today's Young Adult Fiction Books - Einnews Portugal

7 Elements Found in Today's Young Adult Fiction Books - Einnews Portugal | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
7 Elements Found in Today's Young Adult Fiction Books Einnews Portugal Young adult fiction--also known as YA fiction, young adult literature, and juvenile fiction--are written, published, and marketed to readers between the ages of twelve and...
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Sick Lit…I mean, WTF? »

Sick Lit…I mean, WTF? » | Sick-Lit and YA Literature | Scoop.it
A trigger can be anything. Just because you don't understand violent video games, and think real-life Young Adult literature is shockingly too real, doesn't mean everyone thinks like you do. What if that shooter was here to say, ...
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