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Can You Keep a Secret? Suspense-Filled Middle Grade Novels│ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Can You Keep a Secret? Suspense-Filled Middle Grade Novels│ JLG’s Booktalks to Go | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Secrets are kept for any number of reasons: embarrassment, guilt, or even fear. The following selections chosen by the editors at Junior Library Guild deliver suspense through revelations to middle grade readers.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 6, 2015 7:50 PM

Even though these books are middle school- take a look at additional resources in the LiveBinder and you will see a YA section.

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Sisterhoods of Young Adult Lit

Sisterhoods of Young Adult Lit | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Unlike the parental relationships of YA lit, the sisters found in young adult literature have some of the strongest and healthiest relationships in the genre, mirroring real life.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 3, 2015 7:53 PM

Thanks to this tweet from The Hub--loved this post and the sisters compared in YA novels.

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Neary Notes: Top Ten Characters I'd like to check in with now that the series is over

Neary Notes: Top Ten Characters I'd like to check in with now that the series is over | YA Lit | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 7, 2015 5:37 PM

So many characters, so many books!!! What happened to them?

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Spock’s Legacy: Teens, YA, and (not) Belonging

Spock’s Legacy: Teens, YA, and (not) Belonging | YA Lit | Scoop.it
I’ve never been much of a fangirl. Or a teenybopper. Or shipped my name with a fictional character. My celebrity crushes have been few and far between and fleeting at best. But there is one notable exception, my lifelong (well, since I was ten) adoration of Spock and the man that brought him to life,…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 10, 2015 5:34 PM

A great post about teens and wanting to belong and great book titles!

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Meg Medina's Blog - The art of the book display: librarians in GA raise the bar - April 13, 2015 04:45

Meg Medina's Blog - The art of the book display: librarians in GA raise the bar - April 13, 2015 04:45 | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Remember those book dioramas you used to make in a shoebox when you were little?  They were 3-D book reports, really, and I loved them.Well, come to fin...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 20, 2015 8:22 PM

Meg Medina just loved what these wonderful librarians and teachers did to prepare for her author visit and discussion of Yaqui Delgado Want s to Kick Your Ass.

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Getting Graphic: Popular YA Books Adapted as Graphic Novels

Getting Graphic: Popular YA Books Adapted as Graphic Novels | YA Lit | Scoop.it
I’ve noticed a trend in young adult literature that has been growing over the past year or so- a lot of popular YA books are getting the graphic novel treatment. I first noticed this with Twilight a few years ago, but recently I’ve seen more and more popular YA fiction titles are being reimagined as…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 29, 2015 7:14 PM

What YA books would you like to see adapted as graphic novels?

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Quiet Books: They Deserve More Love

Quiet Books: They Deserve More Love | YA Lit | Scoop.it
        When you think about YA fiction, there are the “big” books – The Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, Divergent, Twilight, Fangirl, Grasshopper Jungle - these are the books that are in the magazines, that have been adapted as movies, that everyone seems to be talking about. They are great…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 29, 2015 7:17 PM

Great post and I am adding these books to my TBR pile!

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YA Books to Make You Laugh Out Loud

YA Books to Make You Laugh Out Loud | YA Lit | Scoop.it
One of the most frequent readers' advisory questions I get is  also one of the most complicated. Often, a reader asks for a "funny" book. But what does that mean? Humor is subjective. Some readers might be looking for a book with slapstick-y humor, others might appreciate darker humor, like satire. Some readers don't mind a…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 29, 2015 7:28 PM

Laugh out loud funny books

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2015 Banned Books Week to Focus on YA Lit

2015 Banned Books Week to Focus on YA Lit | YA Lit | Scoop.it
This year’s Banned Books Week (BBW, September 27 to October 3) will celebrate books written for the teen audience, the BBW National Committee announced on April 22.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 6, 2015 7:43 PM

I love when teens celebrate the freedom to read in the library, in the classroom, at home and everywhere!!!

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#FSYALit: Muslim Representation in YA Lit, a guest post by Kaye M — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#FSYALit: Muslim Representation in YA Lit, a guest post by Kaye M — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | YA Lit | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 6, 2015 8:00 PM

We need more diverse fiction representation in the Muslim area of YA books and this post is heart felt.

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The 50 Scariest Books of All Time – Flavorwire

The 50 Scariest Books of All Time – Flavorwire | YA Lit | Scoop.it
You know what that means: it's time to curl up with a book guaranteed to give you the shivers — or at least make you check the locks twice. Here, for your horrifying pleasure, are 50 of the scariest books ever written in the ...
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Most Famous Book Set In Every State [MAP] - Business Insider

Most Famous Book Set In Every State [MAP] - Business Insider | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Every state has a book that it is best known for. Here are the most famous books that take place in every state.
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The most spectacular libraries in the world - Telegraph

The most spectacular libraries in the world - Telegraph | YA Lit | Scoop.it
From Rococo fantasies to nests of twigs and steel, we present a selection of the world's most beautiful libraries (RT @TelegraphBooks: 16 of the most spectacular libraries in the world.
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Top 10 Pulse-Pounding, Nail-Biting Historical Fiction Adventures by Kate Hannigan

Top 10 Pulse-Pounding, Nail-Biting Historical Fiction Adventures by Kate Hannigan | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Historical fiction doesn’t have to be a hard sell. For some young readers – my own kids included – it conjures up images of wooden-toothed men in white wigs or dusty, musty storylines. Often, howev...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 3, 2015 6:26 AM

Even though these recent historical fiction novels are NOT YA, I am certainly going to read them! Kate Hannigan's summaries gripped me!

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Take 5: Teens, illness, and hospitals — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Take 5: Teens, illness, and hospitals — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | YA Lit | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 5, 2015 7:07 PM

Wow, I must read all of these books!

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‘The Last Time We Say Goodbye’ and ‘I Was Here’

‘The Last Time We Say Goodbye’ and ‘I Was Here’ | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Two books for young adults explore the guilt, anger and overwhelming sadness that follow a teenager’s death.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 10, 2015 5:13 PM

I just finished reading I Was Here by Gayle Forman and highly recommend this compelling book!

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American Book Association announces 2015 Indies Choice finalists - YA Interrobang

American Book Association announces 2015 Indies Choice finalists - YA Interrobang | YA Lit | Scoop.it
The American Booksellers Association announced the finalists for the 2015 Indies Choice Book Awards which celebrate novels loved by independent bookstores.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 10, 2015 7:45 PM

The finalists in the Young Adult category were decided by a jury of children’s booksellers. The winners will be announced on April 16th.

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Media

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 22, 2015 4:07 PM

A great list of links to get all kinds of resources, articles, titles etc.for reading and sharing diverse books

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YA Characters in Love With Poetry

YA Characters in Love With Poetry | YA Lit | Scoop.it
In honor of National Poetry Month, I'm highlighting YA books (and one adult one) that feature teen characters who are obsessed with poets and poetry. I know it's not a very original idea, although it's harder to do than come up with a list of YA books written in verse. Still, I'm happy to know…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 29, 2015 7:20 PM

I loved And We Stay and Gabi; characters loving poetry in books!!!

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Rich in Color | 10 YA Books by Asian-American Authors

Rich in Color | 10 YA Books by Asian-American Authors | YA Lit | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 29, 2015 7:44 PM

Loved many of these titles and authors- great additions to WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS.

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Laurie Halse Anderson gets real

Laurie Halse Anderson gets real | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Young people should see their experiences reflected in fiction, says Laurie Halse Anderson.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 2, 2015 2:11 PM

Terrific, compelling book- LH ANderson came to B&N to promote her book and she was terrific!!! I have given her book to many others to read. Here is my Goodreads review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/831227291

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Teens Review Michael Buckley’s YA Debut, Sarah Ockler’s Latest, and More

Teens Review Michael Buckley’s YA Debut, Sarah Ockler’s Latest, and More | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Sci-fi featuring aliens surfacing from the shores of Coney Island and a paranormal mystery with a Muslim American teen sleuth are just some of the titles the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group is reading and reviewing.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 6, 2015 7:48 PM

I love Sarah Ockler so I am going to read this book since the student who reviewed it had some really great points.

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7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books

7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books | YA Lit | Scoop.it
In a world of omnipresent screens, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of curling up with a good book. In fact, a recent HuffPost/YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults found that 28 percent hadn't read one at all in the past year.
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Best First Lines of Novels | Infoplease.com

100 Best First Lines of Novels:
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The 10 most dramatic deaths in fiction - Telegraph

The 10 most dramatic deaths in fiction - Telegraph | YA Lit | Scoop.it
In the wake of the killing-off of our beloved Mark Darcy in Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding, here are our top ten greatest deaths in fiction. Be warned, the following article contains spoilers (The 10 most dramatic deaths in literature.
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