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Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN

Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Intern Stephanie McKinley's first blog digs deep to figure out why classics like 1984 take her so much longer to read than contemporary YA like Divergent. Third person, past tense is different.
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Changing face of YA fiction...? 

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2015 Youth Media Awards!

2015 Youth Media Awards! | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
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Each year, ALA honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.

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April 2015 YA Book Deals

April 2015 YA Book Deals | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Not to cause a panic, but ALL THE BOOKS ARE ON SALE.
Seriously though, there are YA books that are being discounted that I’ve never seen discounted. Per usual, hide yo credit cards, hide yo gift cards unless you’re ready to treat yoself!
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The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick - review

The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
'A gripping and beguiling novel which I could not recommend highly enough!
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James Dashner / Arwen Elys Dayton Chat

James Dashner / Arwen Elys Dayton Chat


Join us for a chat with James Dashner (author of The Maze Runner) and Arwen Elys Dayton (author of Seeker) moderated by their editor, Krista Marino! The live chat is over, but the session is available to stream from YouTube!

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The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks - review

The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
'A beautifully written romance novel that will pull at all the appropriate heartstrings and leave you speechless'The Best Of Me written by Nicholas Sparks is a beautifully written romance novel that will pull at all the appropriate heartstrings and...
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9 Weird Things Readers Do (Told In GIFs)

9 Weird Things Readers Do (Told In GIFs) | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
We all do weird things when we read. From throwing books due to anger to texting friends late at night because you have to talk to someone about that cliffhanger.
At least we’re not alone… The Weird Things Readers Do
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Scarlet Pimpernel-esque Dystopia | Book Review: Rook by Sharon Cameron

Scarlet Pimpernel-esque Dystopia | Book Review: Rook by Sharon Cameron | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Sharon Cameron knows how to create characters I love, and she’s done it again in Rook.
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Fiction for young adults can give teens courage - Springfield News-Leader

Fiction for young adults can give teens courage - Springfield News-Leader | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Topics may be tough, but many teens are already dealing with difficult issues in real life
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Save The Dates: Top Spring 2015 YA Books

Save The Dates: Top Spring 2015 YA Books | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
In order to keep our YA fangirl status, we have to stay informed. Knowledge is power, and power = books. Dunno if you knew that, but it’s science.
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Little Red Riding Hood Retelling | Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

Little Red Riding Hood Retelling | Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Crimson Bound was made for fantasy lovers and romance-a-holics.
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Inside the Infinity Ring Series

Inside the Infinity Ring Series
A Conversation With Scholastic Editor Nick Eliopulos

 

The Infinity Ring is a series of young adult science fiction adventure novels written by multiple authors, including James Dashner, Lisa McMann,Matt de la Peña, Matthew J. Kirby, and Jennifer A. Nielsen, in a similar fashion to The 39 Clues and Spirit Animals. It is focused on the adventures of Dak, Sera, and Riq as they try to fix changes in time through time travel.

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Helena Coggan: 'Teenage girls don’t look for "role models" in fiction; we look for precedents'

Helena Coggan: 'Teenage girls don’t look for "role models" in fiction; we look for precedents' | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Published author Helena Coggan wrote the first draft of her fantasy novel The Catalyst aged just 13.
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Books to Movies - Daily Herald

Books to Movies - Daily Herald | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
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Books to Movies
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Whatever the case in your home, you both have a lot to look forward to: 2015 promises a blockbuster lineup of page-to-screen adaptations of children's and young adult books.
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How come the romantic novel of the year is a work of Young Adult fiction? - The Guardian (blog)

How come the romantic novel of the year is a work of Young Adult fiction? - The Guardian (blog) | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Julia Golding, who wrote YA title Struck under the pen name Joss Stirling, has won a prize normally taken by books written for grown ups. What’s going on, asks Alison Flood
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USC student pens debut young adult superhero novel - Daily Trojan Online

USC student pens debut young adult superhero novel - Daily Trojan Online | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
J.R. Ramsey, a graduate student at Annenberg, wrote his first novel Fennec over two-and-a-half years.
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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas - review

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
'A captivating world of magic, violence and brutal politics'Beautifully crafted. Maas has weaved yet another spell-binding storyline, filled with danger, faeries and a whirling romance sure to leave any reader dizzy.
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Love Your Library!

Love Your Library! | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
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Dear friends:
Canandaigua Academy Library is in the running for the Rochester Regional Library Council School Library of the Year!
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Under My Skin by James Dawson - review

Under My Skin by James Dawson - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
'James Dawson has this amazing gift. He can take any crazy, outlandish idea, chuck it into a rather typical teenage setting, and it works'Honestly, the concept behind this novel – of a tattoo that comes to life in order to possess its owner – is...
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Fun National Poetry Month Apps and Resources for Teens | Tech Tidbits

Fun National Poetry Month Apps and Resources for Teens | Tech Tidbits | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
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Wow. April is in full swing, which means National Poetry Month is upon us. Teachers are already planning units and themed studies surrounding verse. We librarians are the ones that they come to for new ideas.
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Read about this 15-year-old literary prodigy who already has critics at her feet - Washington Post

Read about this 15-year-old literary prodigy who already has critics at her feet - Washington Post | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
At 15, Daniela Shia-Sevilla already has critics at her feet
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Must-Read Fantasy | Book Review: The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

Must-Read Fantasy | Book Review: The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
The Girl at Midnight is a book to get VERY excited about!
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CITY LOVE by Susane Colasanti

CITY LOVE by Susane Colasanti
Epic Reads presents CITY LOVE starring bestselling author Susane Colasanti!
Sadie, Darcy, and Rosanna are living together in New York City the summer before their freshman year of college begins.
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When by Victoria Laurie

When by Victoria Laurie | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Genre:  Mystery/Suspense
# of Pages:  327
RAC:  Yes
Maddie has been able to see numbers on everyone’s foreheads since she was a little girl, but it isn’t until her father dies suddenly that she realizes what they are:  deathdates.
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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas - review

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
'My only criticism is how long I have to wait for the next installment!'Sarah J Maas continues to get better and better! In this new novel we are given yet another incredible world and set of characters for me to fall head over heels in love with.
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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 | Young Adult Books | 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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