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Stack Overflow: Powerful - GeekDad

Stack Overflow: Powerful - GeekDad | YAFic | Scoop.it
My reading pace was a little slower this week, and since a couple of the books I finished aren't actually available yet, I'll take this opportunity to catch up a little on a few books from my backlog--this week, how about superpowers? Continue reading →
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Mal Peet, British author of acclaimed young-adult fiction, dies at 67 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mal Peet, British author of acclaimed young-adult fiction, dies at 67 - Minneapolis Star Tribune | YAFic | Scoop.it
LONDON — Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67
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‘Alice in Wonderland’ Turns 150: Enjoy the Classic, Plus Film and Digital Spinoffs for Free

‘Alice in Wonderland’ Turns 150: Enjoy the Classic, Plus Film and Digital Spinoffs for Free | YAFic | Scoop.it
We've rounded up dozens of Wonderland freebies, including the original manuscript illustrated by Lewis Carroll, smart-phone and audio-book editions of the novel, movies and games -- even a spinoff title that starts with the words "Fifty Shades."...

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Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction - Hollywood Reporter

Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction - Hollywood Reporter | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Square Root of Summer, the debut YA novel from journalist Harriet Reuter Hapgood, has been acquired by Macmillan imprint Roaring Press Books in a two-book deal. U.K. rights were snapped up by Macmillan Children’s books.
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On The Radar: 13 Books for March

On The Radar: 13 Books for March | YAFic | Scoop.it
One of the most popular posts I do over at Book Riot is the round-up of upcoming YA fiction titles, and one of the most popular questions I seem to get on Twitter and in my inboxes is "what should I be looking out for in YA?
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'Divergent' Author Veronica Roth Has Two New Books In The Works, And They ... - Bustle

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Check out the best YA fiction of 2015 - Lynchburg News and Advance

Check out the best YA fiction of 2015 - Lynchburg News and Advance | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association has released a list of young adult fiction believed to be the best 2015 has to offer.
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February Debut YA Novels

February Debut YA Novels | YAFic | Scoop.it
For what's usually a fairly quiet month in publishing, February is heavy on debut YA titles this year. Like always, this round up includes debut novels with "debut" in its purest definition. These are first-time books by first-time authors.
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Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories

Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories | YAFic | Scoop.it
However, lately writers and readers alike have pointed out that there isn't enough diversity in YA fiction (and admittedly in all forms of mainstream and popular media). What does that mean? Simply put, there are few writers of ...
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The best in young adult fiction: Three books to check out now - The Globe and Mail

The best in young adult fiction: Three books to check out now - The Globe and Mail | YAFic | Scoop.it
The best in young adult fiction: Three books to check out now
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Clod Iremonger, living in an alternate London in a grand mansion called Heap House, is part of a family responsible for “The Heaps” – great piles of trash.
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Movie review: 'The Giver' strong on ideas, just OK on action - Salt Lake Tribune

Movie review: 'The Giver' strong on ideas, just OK on action - Salt Lake Tribune | YAFic | Scoop.it
Movie review: 'The Giver' strong on ideas, just OK on action Salt Lake Tribune Before "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" and a slew of imitators of dystopian young-adult fiction, there was "The Giver," Lois Lowry's acclaimed 1994 novel of a...
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If I Stay Movie Review

If I Stay Movie Review | YAFic | Scoop.it
I had the opportunity to go to an advance screening of If I Stay last week, courtesy of Rainy Day Books, my favorite Kansas City Independent bookstore.
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Norwood Librarians talk the 5 most requested young adult fiction books - Wicked Local Norwood (blog)

Norwood Librarians talk the 5 most requested young adult fiction books - Wicked Local Norwood (blog) | YAFic | Scoop.it
Popular young adult fiction at the Morrill Memorial Library tends to fall into two categories.
The most requested young adult fiction books tend to be
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LIST: What are the greatest books for young Irish readers? - Newstalk 106-108 fm

LIST: What are the greatest books for young Irish readers? - Newstalk 106-108 fm | YAFic | Scoop.it
To celebrate World Book Day, Ireland’s Laureate na n-Óg Eoin Colfer, was live in studio with George Hook to talk about the important and significance of literature in the lives of...
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Field Trip Friday: February 27, 2015

Field Trip Friday: February 27, 2015 | YAFic | Scoop.it
THIS WEEK IN WRITING- Shannon Hale has a thought provoking post on school visits as a woman author.
- A guest post on Stacked Books discusses writing realistically flawed parents in YA.
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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride, by Cary Elwes

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride, by Cary Elwes | YAFic | Scoop.it
For many people it is inconceivable to not feel a true love for the giant movie The Princess Bride. This memoir, authored by the Man in Black himself (a.k.a.
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Time-traveling teen scientist novel sparks bidding war - Fusion

Time-traveling teen scientist novel sparks bidding war - Fusion | YAFic | Scoop.it
The novel is about a girl named Gottie, who's a seventeen-year-old physics prodigy.
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Like, Try, Why: Contemporary YA

Like, Try, Why: Contemporary YA | YAFic | Scoop.it
I used to make these “like, try, why” reader’s advisory posts regularly for the Teen Zone before I moved to Collection Development (you can find them all indexed here).
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The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines

The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines | YAFic | Scoop.it
G. Willow Wilson says it's been a blast creating a team of all-female Avengers for the new Marvel Universe coming in May. "We really got no directives besides 'Pick your team and go nuts,' " she says.
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Cover Reveal: EVOLUTION by Stephanie Diaz

Cover Reveal: EVOLUTION by Stephanie Diaz | YAFic | Scoop.it
We're so excited to host a cover reveal for the final installment in the EXTRACTION series by Stephanie Diaz.
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Melvin Burgess: "Junk was one of the first teen books: I invented the territory." - The Guardian

Melvin Burgess: "Junk was one of the first teen books: I invented the territory." - The Guardian | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Guardian Melvin Burgess: "Junk was one of the first teen books: I invented the territory." The Guardian Melvin Burgess: "Junk was one of the first teen books: I invented the territory." Junk, Doing It, Kill All Enemies: YA author Melvin Burgess...
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What Is the Price of Perfect Equality? - The Atlantic

What Is the Price of Perfect Equality? - The Atlantic | YAFic | Scoop.it
What Is the Price of Perfect Equality?
The Atlantic
Families are a problem held in common by young adult novels and Marxist economics, which is why it is common to the point of cliché to kill off the parents at the beginning of bildungsromans.
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No, Dystopian Sci-Fi Isn't Bad for Society. We Need It More Than Ever - Wired

No, Dystopian Sci-Fi Isn't Bad for Society. We Need It More Than Ever - Wired | YAFic | Scoop.it
No, Dystopian Sci-Fi Isn't Bad for Society.
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