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Just One Day by Gayle Forman « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Just One Day by Gayle Forman « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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OMG< I am so going to have to READ this!  Love Gayle Forman and her books!

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I'm with you. I ordered this book for my middle school library after reading this.
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What Would They Read?: Liv from iZombie

What Would They Read?: Liv from iZombie | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I was intrigued by the concept of iZombie before I ever saw an episode. A girl who becomes a zombie, but is fighting her zombie impulses? Moreover, a girl who works in a medical examiner's office to have easy access to her new food source and conveniently is able to step into the shoes of…
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Great zombie recommendations! And This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers!!!

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Book Review: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Book Review: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Definitely getting this book!!!

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The #MHYALit Discussion Hub – Mental Health in Young Adult Literature — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

The #MHYALit Discussion Hub – Mental Health in Young Adult Literature — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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This post is in-depth and full of important links!

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5 Second Reviews by The Teen — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

5 Second Reviews by The Teen — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Let's hear it for thoughtful POST-it Note book reviews!

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How to Nerd: Nonfiction Titles for This Quest We Call Life

How to Nerd: Nonfiction Titles for This Quest We Call Life | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Perhaps the ever-fabulous John Green said it best in a vlogbrothers video from 2009 when he summed up a nerd as someone who is “unironically enthusiastic about stuff.” For bigger-picture context, John had just seen the latest Harry Potter movie and was thrilled not only by the movie itself, but also by the sense of…
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Once a nerd, always a nerd and that is a GOOD thing!

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HALF WILD BY SALLY GREEN-REVIEW BY AYDAN ERMİS

HALF WILD BY SALLY GREEN-REVIEW BY AYDAN ERMİS | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Half Wild by Sally Green starts from where the first book in the series, Half Bad  left. We find Nathan wake up not remembering what happened or what he exactly did after he started running away fr...
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I listened to Half Bad and LOVED it- now do I listen to or read Half Wild? Decisions, decisions...

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The Best Books We Read In August

The Best Books We Read In August | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Looking for a good read? Here are the best books we read in August at Book Riot.
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Awesome titles read and listened to, I am definitely going to listen to The Water Knife!!!

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10 Questions in 1 Minute w @libbabray & @barrylyga

Let us revisit two of our favorite 10 Questions challengees and see what fresh mayhem erupts!
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Lots of mayhem and fun!!!

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Why I Like Reading So Much by Alan Katz

Why I Like Reading So Much by Alan Katz | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
There are three questions that keep coming up in my life.   The first is something my wife asks whenever I show her a new manuscript: “Are they seriously paying you for that?”   The secon...
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Keep on reading!!!

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How Many Books Have You Read This Year?

How Many Books Have You Read This Year? | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Reading challenge update time!

Mid-Year Reading Challenge Update




We're more than halfway...
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I've read 76, how about you?

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Podcasts to Help You Build Your Teen Collection

Podcasts to Help You Build Your Teen Collection | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Are you a library staff member responsible for purchasing teen materials for your collection?  If so, I encourage you to include listening to podcasts about teen literature and other teen media as part of your research into what to buy.  In addition to tools such as collection analysis, surveys of your teen user population and…
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I love podcasts!!!Thanks for this post,I am definitely listening to Michael Cart's podcasts and Sara Zarr!

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http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/03/11/mosquitoland-book-review/24669245/

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What a great review from Brian Truitt of USA Today!!!

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Backshelf Book Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Backshelf Book Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Dusted off from the backshelf today is a YA contemporary classic - Jellicoe Road.

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Loved this book, great review!

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Accessible Reads for Struggling and Reluctant Readers | Hi-Lo Roundup

Accessible Reads for Struggling and Reluctant Readers | Hi-Lo Roundup | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The SLJ review editors round up a selection of the latest hi-lo (high interest, low reading level) titles for middle to high school students.
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A fantastic list of reluctant reader titles (fiction & nonfiction)!!!

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Book Review: Violent Ends — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Book Review: Violent Ends — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Bullying leads to school shooting...a must read and collaboration by many authors.

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Realistic fiction tackles teen issues while it entertains listeners | Listen In

Realistic fiction tackles teen issues while it entertains listeners | Listen In | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This month we’ve gathered a diverse selection of stories featuring teen protagonists facing many different challenges and situations.
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Some great titles in these amazing audiobooks for teens!

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“Did you have to dumb it down?” by Lauren DeStefano

“Did you have to dumb it down?” by Lauren DeStefano | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
“Did you have to dumb it down?”   This—or variations of this—was the most common question I received when I announced that I had written a middle grade novel. Nobody asked me this when I ponde...
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I so agree with this author and her post- you never dumb down and readers should read whatever they want, no matter their age!  Books are so important, they can be read by anyone at any time.

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How Do You Track Your Reading? : Poll Results

How Do You Track Your Reading? : Poll Results | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
We asked, you answered! Here's how Riot readers track their reading.
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I track through Goodreads, of course!!!

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Sometimes the Apocalypse Can Be Good: Finding the Hope in Dystopian Literature

Sometimes the Apocalypse Can Be Good: Finding the Hope in Dystopian Literature | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
If you're reading this, then you're probably not surprised at the continued popularity of dystopian literature or the many subgenres within it.  Why are readers drawn to a dark post-apocalyptic future or the natural disasters with climate-fiction (cli-fi)?  The appeal of these plots attracts a readership that spans generations.  Others are quick to judge those…
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I LOVE dystopian novels; great article!

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LB School: Jennifer E. Smith | Little Brown Library | Resources for Teachers & Librarians

LB School: Jennifer E. Smith | Little Brown Library | Resources for Teachers & Librarians | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Great podcast with author Jennifer E. Smith!

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Two Authors, One Voice for the Voiceless by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery

Two Authors, One Voice for the Voiceless by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Hurricane Katrina has been called the largest and most devastating natural disaster in the history of our country. Ten years ago this week we watched in deep sadness as our fellow Americans suffere...
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I love animal books, I am definitely reading this one!!!

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2015 YA Sequels We’re Still Waiting On

2015 YA Sequels We’re Still Waiting On | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
There are STILL 2015 YA sequels that aren't out yet. This is when I go full on GRABBY HANDS.

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I can't wait for Winter!!!

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The Top Ten Books “On Hold” Books in My Classroom Library by Katie Sluiter

The Top Ten Books “On Hold” Books in My Classroom Library by Katie Sluiter | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This past school year, I was moved from teaching eleventh and twelfth grade English--a gig I’d had for over a decade--to teaching eighth grade ELA. It was a bit of a culture shock for me, to say th...
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Loved this list; read quite a few but added a few to my TBR pile, too!

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Vibrant & Magical| Book Review: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

Vibrant & Magical| Book Review: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The Weight of Feathers' family rivalry makes the Hatfields and McCoys look tame...

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Great review for my TBR pile

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