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How the School Library Saved My Life

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An introvert by nature, Megan McDonald, the author of the Judy Moody series, writes that books—and the library—have been her refuge.

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Personal story on what a school library means for a child.
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Dystopias Catching Fire: Is there anything good in the controversial worlds of Katniss and Ender?

Dystopias Catching Fire: Is there anything good in the controversial worlds of Katniss and Ender? | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
Is there anything good in the controversial worlds of Katniss and Ender?
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'The Book Thief' coming soon to movie screens - Los Angeles Times

'The Book Thief' coming soon to movie screens - Los Angeles Times | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
'The Book Thief' coming soon to movie screens
Los Angeles Times
Being a literary adaptation makes it all the more likely to be in line for esteemed prizes in Hollywood -- except there's something unusual abut this one.
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Body or Soul: On Versions of "The Little Mermaid" -

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Triptych image: Alexa Gerrity, “Marked by Mercury,” 2010   THE FOLLOWING ROUNDTABLE ON THE LITTLE MERMAID is the third installment of LARB‘s ongoing series on fairy tales and their retellings.
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How Teachers Are Using YA Literature in Classrooms - Writers and ...

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How Teachers Are Using YA Literature in Classrooms. Date Thursday, April 18, 2013. Guest Post by L.A. Miller. (Las Cruces, NM)—Teachers are discovering that popular young adult (YA) books can be great choices to encourage and ...
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Black History Month: YA Novels and the Invisible Teen - CBC.ca

Black History Month: YA Novels and the Invisible Teen - CBC.ca | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
CBC.ca Black History Month: YA Novels and the Invisible Teen CBC.ca As America's current Ambassador for Children's Literature, Myers is especially concerned for the fate of illiterate black men, many of whom he encounters in juvenile detention...
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Too much testing is killing kids' love of reading, authors tell Obama

Too much testing is killing kids' love of reading, authors tell Obama | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
Some of the country’s best known authors and illustrators of children's books have signed a letter addressed to President Obama with a simple message: Too much standardized testing is causing children to lose their love of books.
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Holocaust literature for young & old focus of Resnick Lectures in New Paltz - Almanac Weekly

Holocaust literature for young & old focus of Resnick Lectures in New Paltz - Almanac Weekly | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
Almanac Weekly
Holocaust literature for young & old focus of Resnick Lectures in New Paltz
Almanac Weekly
... teaches a course at the college on young adult literature.
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4 adult novelists who made brilliant children’s book authors

4 adult novelists who made brilliant children’s book authors | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
For writers like George Saunders, YA and children's lit are just other mediums for exploring universal themes
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Changes and Trends in Children's and YA Publishing: An ABPA Panel - Publishers Weekly

Changes and Trends in Children's and YA Publishing: An ABPA Panel - Publishers Weekly | YA and Kid Lit | Scoop.it
Changes and Trends in Children's and YA Publishing: An ABPA Panel Publishers Weekly After a round of introductions, during which Horowitz reflected on the evolution of children's books from “second-class citizens” to the darlings of the book world,...
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