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ALA 2013: Attracting Reluctant Male Readers | The Hub

ALA 2013: Attracting Reluctant Male Readers | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it

"Eager readers look forward to the next thrill on the page — or on the screen, in the case of ebooks. Reluctant readers do not. They usually need a compelling reason to pick up a book, because something has taught them that reading is not 'fun.'"


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Lots of good reviews and links if you read this thoroughly!

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Another summary of "Attracting Reluctant Male Readers" session -  ALA Annual 2013 Conference. A copy of B.A. Binns presentation is available for download from her website (link at end of article).

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a review of Heir of Fire

a review of Heir of Fire | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Oh boy did I LOVE this 3rd book in Throne of Glass & Sarah J. Maas's writing, her worlds, her characters are addicting; I could not put this boo
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Loved 3rd Throne of Glass Novel!!!
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Reading Allowed: Ten Compelling Middle School Read-Alouds by Maggie Bokelman

Reading Allowed:  Ten Compelling Middle School Read-Alouds by Maggie Bokelman | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In today’s teach-to-the-test climate, some administrators discourage or even prohibit classroom read-alouds, especially for secondary students. I don’t have to trumpet the benefits of reading aloud to followers of “The Nerdy Book Club,” but what can you do if you’re told there’s no time because there’s too much “important” material to cover, or because the…
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How to Be a Teenager in a Contemporary Novel Written for Adults

How to Be a Teenager in a Contemporary Novel Written for Adults | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
How do you do, fellow kids? Prove you're down with the youngs by using these common tropes.
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List Fun: Ghost Stories for All Ages

List Fun: Ghost Stories for All Ages | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Whether or not you believe in ghosts, stories that feature these ethereal characters are a creepy delight for readers of all ages. These ten books, selected from past Cybils nominees/finalists/winners, highlight the best tales about…
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Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder

Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Dear Kate DiCamillo,   I’ve always wanted to write you a letter to tell you how much your books inspire me as a writer. So when I got the chance to write a post for the Nerdy Book Club, I decided I’d share my letter with them, too.   I read Because of Winn-Dixie many…
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Two awesome authors, what a great post!!!
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Fandom 101: The Raven Cycle - The Hub

Fandom 101: The Raven Cycle - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Art Print from Maggie Stiefvater’s Society 6 Page If you’ve been anywhere near Tumblr, you have probably encountered the always growing fandom for Maggie Stiefvater’s…
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Love everything by Maggie Stiefvater
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#MASLSC | Social Media To Create A Community of Readers

#MASLSC  | Social Media To Create A Community of Readers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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great ways to build a community of readers!!!
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a review of Siege and Storm

a review of Siege and Storm | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This 2nd book in the Grisha series just swept me along like Six of Crows and Shadow and Bone! Alina and Mal are running from the Darkling since he want
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2nd of the Grisha trilogy does not disappoint!!!
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a review of The Winner's Kiss

a review of The Winner's Kiss | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
OMG, loved this series, love Kestrel and Arin, could not stop reading the drama of war, treachery, lying, secrets, and betrayal. As Arin readies fo
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A winner for this series and the 3rd & final book!!! 
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Book Feels: The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski - what sarah read...

Book Feels: The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski - what sarah read... | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
There was a day back in early January where you may have sensed a disturbance in the force. Well, not necessarily a disturbance as much as a great fangirl explosion as a group of very lucky bloggers were granted access to a digital galley of The Winner’s Kiss . I was so thrilled to be part of this group of bloggers who …
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My review will follow but I agree with this review, the 3rd book was a WINNER!
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Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan – Reviewed by Heather Jensen

Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan –  Reviewed by Heather Jensen | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
“Good friends help you find important things when you lose them . . . things like your smile, your hope and your courage.” ~Doe Zantamata.     Books are like these friendships. I hold my favorite books close to my heart and the characters become like my closest friends. Every spring break, I feel the…
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Even though it was published in 2004, this book keeps getting buzz. so I am definitely going to read it and find out why:)
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a review of Hold Me Like a Breath

a review of Hold Me Like a Breath | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I love this series debut novel, Once Upon a Crime Family, Hold Me Like a Breath by Tiffany Schmidt! Penelope Landlow is part of this crime family whic
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New crime series by Tiffany Schmidt!
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Reality Scoop: National Autism Awareness Month - The Hub

Reality Scoop: National Autism Awareness Month - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
April is National Autism Awareness Month. According to the National Autism Society one of the nations leading grassroots autism organization, as many as one in…
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Autism fiction and nonfiction reads
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Trending Books

Trending Books | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Jack’s playing and distracted at the moment, so I’m taking advantage of it to write a quick post. I’m trying my best to carve out more blogging and reading time at this point in m…
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Great idea books everyone is reading!
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Booklist: Fiction and Nonfiction for Teen Poets and Writers - The Hub

Booklist: Fiction and Nonfiction for Teen Poets and Writers - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In 1996, the Academy of American Poets established April as National Poetry Month to encourage the reading of poetry and increase awareness of American poetry. …
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Great titles of books featuring teens who write
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Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List

Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Settle in for some armchair travel! This list will take you to the eighty most populated countries in the world.
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80 countries in 80 books!
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YA Short Stories| Book Review: Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories Edited by Stephanie Perkins

YA Short Stories| Book Review: Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories Edited by Stephanie Perkins | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Summer Days and Summer Nights has a few excellent stories but unfortunately doesn't offer a well-rounded offering.
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Summer Love Story collection!
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Interview with Victoria Jamieson

Interview with Victoria Jamieson | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
First off, congrats! We adored Roller Girl. Can you tell us a bit about how you came up with the idea for the book?Thank you, and thank you for the honor of a Cybils award! I am…
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Loved this graphic novel!!!
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Instability in the (near) future: #YearofYA May 2016

Instability in the (near) future: #YearofYA May 2016 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The theme this month is so so important, especially given the release of students for the summer in the coming weeks. Those of us on a traditional schedule are preparing to close the doors to our classrooms, libraries, and schools and we are looking forward to summers away from the grind and responsibilities we face as…
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What are our students' lives really like?
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a review of Ruin and Rising

a review of Ruin and Rising | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I just loved being able to read all three of these books one right after the other!!! As the Darkling rules the capital, Mal helps Alina look for th
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Third in the Grisha trilogy has fantasy, world building, magic and more!
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a review of Shadow and Bone

a review of Shadow and Bone | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I read Leigh Bardugo's Six of Crows as part of The Hub Challenge and as a result of reading her this book spectacularly awesome book I knew I just ha
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If you liked Six of Crows and Bardugo's Grisha world, you will love this series!!!
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a review of Gilt Hollow

a review of Gilt Hollow | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Thank you to NetGalley and Zonderkudz-Books and Blink for providing an advance copy of Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon. Mysteries are my favorite genre an
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Great YA Mystery on NetGalley
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YA Mental Health | Book Review: Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

YA Mental Health | Book Review: Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Highly Illogical Behavior is a deep book with flawed but (mostly) lovable characters who represented mental health in a real and relatable way.
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I like John Corey Whaley, so I will be trying this after it is published 5/10!
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