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Young adult literature has many amazing genres and sub-genres, let's explore the latest books and hottest topics in YA reading.
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The Need for Big Books: A Top "Ten" List by Stephanie Severson

The Need for Big Books: A Top "Ten" List by Stephanie Severson | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I read a lot about reluctant readers and how to get boys to read.  This is definitely an issue I see in my classroom.  However, I have also encountered the opposite problem -- the boys that burn th...
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This is a post about books boys will love reading!

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Barbies, Goddesses, and Sudoku Puzzles by Naomi Bates

Barbies, Goddesses, and Sudoku Puzzles by Naomi Bates | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I would never let Barbie stand in my way. I kid you not, I was BORN to be a librarian.  At the age of six, my two sisters and I had our favorite Barbies and it was time for them to take a vacation ...
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Naomi Bates is such an exciting librarian! I have been following her blog and awesome book reviews and trailers for years.  I love books like she does, and I am sure she is creating TONS of readers every day in her library and her life:)

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The Art of Booktalking - YouTube

Join Jennifer Bromman-Bender, librarian at Lincoln-Way West High School (New Lenox) and author of several books on booktalking, including Booktalking Nonfict...
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This was a fantastic art of booktalking by 4 great librarians, I loved it!  Enjoy!

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Meg Medina's Blog - Happily Disobedient - October 04, 2014 07:22

Meg Medina's Blog - Happily Disobedient - October 04, 2014 07:22 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
That silly school board in Colorado got me feeling especially proud of young people – and also appreciative about my great day this Friday. While their s...
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Meg Medina shares about her visit to schools, workshops, and authors!

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A great article from Marie Lu and hype on her latest fantasty title, The Young Elites!

http://www.bustle.com/articles/43212-female-sci-fi-and-fantasy-authors-went-ignored-for-far-too-long-and-its-time-you-paid

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Top Ten Reasons to Marry a Nerdy Book Club Member by Lisa and Brian Wyzlic

Top Ten Reasons to Marry a Nerdy Book Club Member by Lisa and Brian Wyzlic | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
We’ve all had that moment. The moment when we’ve found our tribe. C.S. Lewis put it best when he said, “Friendship is born at that moment when one [person] says to another: ‘What! You too? I though...
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Sooo cute!

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Where would I be today without books and reading? by Jenny Lussier

Where would I be today without books and reading? by Jenny Lussier | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Reading has always been an essential part of me. The daughter of two teachers, reading books is one of my earliest memories. Dick and Jane, Have You Seen My Mother?, Dr. Seuss books, and so many mo...
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What a wonderful ode to reading:)

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Paper Airplanes by Dawn O’Porter « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Paper Airplanes by Dawn O’Porter « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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I always enjoy Jennifer Hubert's reviews and since this book has a humorous side, all the more reason to add it to my TBR shelf, thanks!

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YA Books and More: I Have a Bad Feeling About This by Jeff Strand

YA Books and More: I Have a Bad Feeling About This by Jeff Strand | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Naomi Bates reads the best books and this funny book is sure to appeal to all teens!

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Mouths of Babes by Donalyn Miller

Mouths of Babes by Donalyn Miller | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
We read to Emma before she was born. Sarah would prop a picture book on Celeste’s belly and read. When Emma came into the world, we brought Aunt Sarah to the hospital to meet her new niece. They di...
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Reading love, I love that thought and Donalyn's post makes my reading heart proud.

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From TV to Books: How Movies and TV Shows Bring in a New Reading Audience! | The Hub

From TV to Books: How Movies and TV Shows Bring in a New Reading Audience! | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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If it will lead to reading, watch the movie:)

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Top Titles for Teens from Bake and Taylor

Top Titles for Teens from Baker and Taylor

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Top Titles for Teens from Baker and Taylor:

Top Titles for Teens

1-Afterworlds, by Scott Westerfeld

2-The Infinite Sea, by Rick Yancey

3-Skink No Surrender, by Carl Hiaasen

4-Hunt for Jade Dragon, by Richard Paul Evans

5-Confessions: The Paris Mysteries, by James Patterson / Maxine Paetro

6-Egg & Spoon, by Gregory Maguire

7-The Young Elites, by Marie Lu

8-Belzhar, by Meg Wolitzer

9-I'll Give You the Sun, by Jandy Nelson

10-Messenger of Fear, by Michael Grant

 

I am reading and loving I'll Give You the Sun and just downloaded The Young Elites!

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Caroline Bock's Blog: BEFORE MY EYES - NEW NOVEL AND OTHER FICTIONS - Character Building Excercises -the Fictional Kind - October 10, 2014 05:40

Caroline Bock's Blog: BEFORE MY EYES - NEW NOVEL AND OTHER FICTIONS - Character Building Excercises -the Fictional Kind - October 10, 2014 05:40 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
First some thoughts oncharacter:“Character is the very life of fiction. Setting exists sothat the character has someplace to stand, something that can ...
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Great character building exercises from Caroline Bock! Try them out...

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Author Mitali Perkins: A Checklist to "See" Race/Culture in Kid/YA Books

Author Mitali Perkins: A Checklist to "See" Race/Culture in Kid/YA Books | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Ten great tips for adults interested in messages about race and color that may go unnoticed...

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Weinstein Co. Nabs 'Silver Linings Playbook' Author's Next Book (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter

Weinstein Co. Nabs 'Silver Linings Playbook' Author's Next Book (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The Weinstein Co. will reteam with Silver Linings Playbook writer Matthew Quick to adapt his next book, YA novel Every Exquisite Thing, sources tell THR.
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Another Matthew Quick YA novel will be out soon, look for Every Exquisite Thing!!!

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Assigned Reading: It’s Okay to Love the Enemy | The Hub

Assigned Reading: It’s Okay to Love the Enemy | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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There are great classics aligned with the latest and greatest titles or series!  I loved this teen blog post!

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Q & A with Editor Anne Hoppe about Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Q & A with Editor Anne Hoppe about Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
  Q: You and Katherine Applegate have collaborated before. Was your experience editing Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla at all different?   Katherine and I hav...
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From the book, The One and Only Ivan has come this nonfiction book about Ivan.  It is a must to purchase and read for any age group.

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Diversify Your YA Contemporary Reads: A Flowchart | The Hub

Diversify Your YA Contemporary Reads: A Flowchart | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Love this flow chart!!!

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One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Andrew Smith | The Hub

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Andrew Smith | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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I loved Winger, now I will try Grasshopper Jungle! Andrew Smith is an awesome author.

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YA Books and More: Online Jeopardy Tool + YA Books and Authors Game

YA Books and More: Online Jeopardy Tool + YA Books and Authors Game | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Sent this great jeopardy idea to my teacher friends in the high school, thanks to Naomi Bates!

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Fifty Shades of Censorship, or How We Can Learn to Stop Worrying and Let Kids Read by Rosemary Hathaway

Fifty Shades of Censorship, or How We Can Learn to Stop Worrying and Let Kids Read by Rosemary Hathaway | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Sometime in mid-July, I got a text from an English teacher friend at a local high school. She’d just heard, via her principal, that a parent had complained about The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brie...
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What a great post about censorship and allowing kids to read, read, read!

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