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Young adult fiction even grownups will like - KSL-TV

Young adult fiction even grownups will like - KSL-TV | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Are you tired of all the fuss about vampires and werewolves? Are you desperate to find a good book to read that actually has literary value? Then the young adult books on this list may be just for you.
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Unveiling Reality through Fiction

Unveiling Reality through Fiction | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
While the civil protests and military strong-arm tactics that comprised the event we call Tiananman Square were televised to the world and have been revisited regularly since by activists, politicians and historians from all nations, the brutal suppression of Iranian protesters 20 years later, in response to a seemingly hijacked election, remains obscure in the West.
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Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Launch

Christopher Paolini kicked off his tour across the United States and Canada for INHERITANCE on November 8th, in New York City. Hundreds of fans were present to hear Paolini talk about the fourth and final book in the series.
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Guardian children's fiction prize won by anarchic school story

Guardian children's fiction prize won by anarchic school story | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
A teacher's vision of life at the most inappropriate boarding school he could imagine – think tots of rum to keep the pupils warm, regular circus training and panthers giving birth – has won the 2011 Guardian children's fiction prize.
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Guardian Children's Books podcast: Michael Morpurgo on War Horse

Guardian Children's Books podcast: Michael Morpurgo on War Horse | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Michael Morpurgo's novel, War Horse, has become one of the great success story of the 21st century theatre - and it's about to get even bigger, with the release of a Steven Spielberg film.
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Guardian children's books audio: Christopher Paolini reads from Inheritance

Guardian children's books audio: Christopher Paolini reads from Inheritance | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it

Christopher Paolini reads from the last book in his Inheritance Cycle series about the adventures of Eragon.

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Pas de Deux: A Review of Bunheads and Audition - Huffington Post (blog)

Pas de Deux: A Review of Bunheads and Audition - Huffington Post (blog) | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
It's no wonder that young adult readers are fascinated by the world of competitive ballet. Even if they aren't dancers themselves, teens are drawn in by the all-consuming dance world (made more intriguing by the general absence of parents)
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Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Karou has always been a little bit odd: as a Prague art student, she draws monsters that she claims are real, she is always off on exotic and secretive errands, and her blue hair seems to grow naturally.
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Bill Condon talks about directing 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' - Examiner.com

Bill Condon talks about directing 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' - Examiner.com | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Bill Condon, the director of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, has been on a media blitz lately, promoting his movie. The director, who has also helmed critically acclaimed films such as Dreamgirls and Gods and Monsters, has plenty to say about his young adult pleasing supernatural romance.
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Rapper 50 Cent Shocks With Insightful Parenting Advice - The Stir

Rapper 50 Cent Shocks With Insightful Parenting Advice - The Stir | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
What Playground gives American parents (and our teenagers) is the metamorphosis of a bully, a downtrodden kid who steps up to crush others. As we begin to shine a light on the myriad faces of bullying, this is still a rock that school officials find difficult to turn over. A bullied kid turned bully means people have failed this child twice over.
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Book Review: (Save The Pearls Part One) Revealing Eden - Huffington Post

Book Review: (Save The Pearls Part One) Revealing Eden - Huffington Post | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
What would happen if global warming continued to the point where resistance to deadly solar radiation determined class and beauty? This is the future we encounter in Victoria Foyt's captivating new novel, (Save The Pearls Part One) Revealing Eden
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Myra McEntire's 'Hourglass' Time Traveling To Theaters! - MTV.com

Myra McEntire's 'Hourglass' Time Traveling To Theaters! - MTV.com | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it

We love a good supernatural romance as much as the next guy, but let's face it, all the forbidden love affairs between a human person and a non-human something-or-other are starting to blend together. But just when the interspecies romance fatigue started to reach epic levels, Variety came through with the good news that teen-lit favorite "Hourglass"—featuring a romance between (gasp!) two regular human beings—has been optioned by Fox 2000.

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Lionsgate confirms 'The Hunger Games' trailer will play with 'Breaking Dawn' - Examiner.com

Lionsgate confirms 'The Hunger Games' trailer will play with 'Breaking Dawn' - Examiner.com | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Lionsgate has confirmed to fansites that The Hunger Games trailer will be playing with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 when it hits theaters next week.
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Trailer Tuesday: Everneath, Unleashed, and Shatter Me

Trailer Tuesday: Everneath, Unleashed, and Shatter Me | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Here are just a few of the amazing trailers to hit the Interwebz this month so far. Take a peek!
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Super Scoop – Playground by 50 Cent

Super Scoop – Playground by 50 Cent | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
In this gripping and real story, Playground (based on the artist’s own life, and inspired by his own teen son) you meet fourteen-year-old Butterball (named for his weight problem). Butterball is a bully. But, unlike other books with anti-bullying messages, you come to love this bully. You come to cheer for this bully, and most importantly, you come to understand this bully.
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Science Fiction for Young Adults: A Recommended List - Salon (blog)

Science Fiction for Young Adults: A Recommended List - Salon (blog) | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
What books can we give our teens that don't mire them in a swamp of vampires, domineering wizards or nostalgia for feudalism? These are a few of my personal science fiction favorites for young adults, weighted more toward SF and a little common sense mixed with lots of sense-o-wonder. Many are classics that I grew up with...along with some marvelous recent additions.
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Remarkable Reads: Obsession

Remarkable Reads: Obsession | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Ooh, these books really do tend to go to the creepy side. But let's think about this—you're young, scared, maybe not so confident—and someone shows you a bit of attention. Great at first, isn't it—to be loved and adored? But what if you try to walk away? Or even scarier, what if you never were really involved in this crush at all? Teens may not see these books as lessons, but the messages are clear.
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Monday Morning Book Buzz

Monday Morning Book Buzz | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Monday Morning Book Buzz. Every week we take a look at some notable new books being released in the coming days.
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What Are They Reading for Fun?: YA Titles by Adult Authors  

What Are They  Reading for Fun?: YA Titles by Adult Authors   | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Cedar Mill and its Bethany Branch are busy libraries near major technology and apparel-design employers in the Portland suburbs. The interests of our teens oftentimes reflect those of their parents.
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I was Jane Austen's Best Friend by Cora Harrison - review

I was Jane Austen's Best Friend by Cora Harrison - review | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
This book is a fabulous read and was riveting and adventurous as well as teaching me all about the past. You must read this, whether or not you are a Jane Austen fan!
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The Good, The bad, and The Barbie by Tanya Lee Stone - Teen Ink

The Good, The bad, and The Barbie by Tanya Lee Stone - Teen Ink | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
The Good, The Bad, and The Barbie can be read by anyone who knows what a Barbie doll is – and who doesn't? Originally a young adult writer, Tanya Lee Stone manages to keep the same light-hearted tone here. She remains neutral, allowing readers to form their own opinions on Barbie.
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'Cinder' by Marissa Meyer joins fleet of fairy tale-based books (Exclusive ... - USA Today

'Cinder' by Marissa Meyer joins fleet of fairy tale-based books (Exclusive ... - USA Today | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it
Fairy tales are becoming all the rage, with the TV shows Once Upon a Time and Grimm spinning them through a modern filter. The 26-year-old Meyer's debut novel Cinder, though, combines a classic folk tale with hints of The Terminator and Star Wars in the first book of The Lunar Chronicles young-adult series due out Jan. 3.
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Warner Bros to Adapt Young Adult Fantasy Novel THE SCORPIO RACES - Collider.com

Warner Bros to Adapt Young Adult Fantasy Novel THE SCORPIO RACES - Collider.com | Young Adult Books | Scoop.it

With The Hunger Games set to pick up where the Twilight franchise leaves off next year, studios are constantly mining books for the next big moneymaker. Warner Bros. had put its stock in The Scorpio Races, a young adult fantasy novel by author Maggie Stiefvater.

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