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The Unwind Dystology

Neal Shusterman shares the secrets behind the New York Times bestselling Unwind Dystology.


Via Eric Bateman
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I can't wait for Unsouled!

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Love Neal Shusterman!

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a review of The Crown

a review of The Crown | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I loved this last book in The Selection Series but I would have liked to see this continue with Eadlyn and her fiancée:) The narrator, Brittan
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A great final book in The Selection series- but I would love to see this series continue:)
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Diversify YA Life: Diversity at BEA and BookCon - The Hub

Diversify YA Life: Diversity at BEA and BookCon - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Two years ago at Book Expo America 2014, there was some concern about the lack of diversity in an all white all male diversity panel.…
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Diversity
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16 YAs That Get it Right: Mental Health Edition

16 YAs That Get it Right: Mental Health Edition | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Welcome back to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, in which pros weigh in on YA books they think nailed an aspect of the human experience. Since May
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B&N lists YA books that deal with mental health issues!!!
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How “Girl Books” Could Save the World (Or At Least Help Out!) by Jen Malone

How “Girl Books” Could Save the World (Or At Least Help Out!) by Jen Malone | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I doubt it will surprise any Nerds that a recent study offered definitive proof that readers of fiction tend to score higher on tests measuring empathy and interpersonal sensitivity, and are better equipped to interpret emotional cues. In short, fiction readers are superior at “human-ing.”   These findings make so much sense to me, because…
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Get girls and boys reading "girl books"
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a review of The Raven King

a review of The Raven King | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Maggie Stiefvater's 4th and final book was mesmerizing as I listened to the audiobook read & performed by Will Patton. I loved Patton's many voices
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My review of The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
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20 Things I’ve Learned From Teaching 20 Years

20 Things I’ve Learned From Teaching 20 Years | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
It is hard to believe that as of September I will have been teaching twenty years. My experiences have led me from middle school to elementary school, and college level teaching across the Northeast. For the past ten years I have been grounded in Westchester County, New York. Just like the posters that highlight "All You…
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Something all teachers need to do, great post!
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Rich in Color | Review: Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir

Rich in Color | Review: Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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I love Margarita Engle and this memoir is so special, includes 2 videos & a curriculum guide!
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A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J Maas Read by Jennifer Ikeda | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine

A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J Maas Read by Jennifer Ikeda | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In this latest retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," narrator Jennifer Ikeda gives voice to a spellbinding tale of love, adventure, and discovery. She
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Listened to this & LOVED it, now I have the 2nd book in this series in my Audible to listen to, I can't wait!!!
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a review of Sorta Like a Rock Star

a review of Sorta Like a Rock Star | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I re-read this AWESOME book as part of #yearofya May topic of instability and students; join the chat Tuesday 4/24at 8PM EST. Amber Appleton has got t
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Best book ever! First book by Matthew Quick!
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School Library Journal 2016 Day of Dialog Recap - The Hub

School Library Journal 2016 Day of Dialog Recap - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Each year, School Library Journal presents a Day of Dialog, which allows librarians, educators, and library students the chance to come together and learn the…
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Great panelists & discussions!
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#MHYALit: Agoraphobia in YA Lit, THE OUTLIERS by Kimberly McCreight and HIGHLY ILLOGICAL BEHAVIOR by John Corey Whaley — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit: Agoraphobia in YA Lit, THE OUTLIERS by Kimberly McCreight and HIGHLY ILLOGICAL BEHAVIOR by John Corey Whaley — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Another great review for Highly Illogical Behavior!!!
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Rich in Color | Revew: Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki

Rich in Color | Revew: Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Diversity is explored in this realistic fiction novel
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Q & A with Matthew Quick

Q & A with Matthew Quick | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This month Matthew Quick will publish 'Every Exquisite Thing,' in which high school senior reads a novel that forces her to question everything about herself.
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Great interview with Matthew Quick
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Speed of Life by J.M. Kelly « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Speed of Life by J.M. Kelly « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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OMG, this is a must read when it comes out in October- awesome review by Jennifer Hubert!
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a review of Ghost Medicine

a review of Ghost Medicine | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I love Andrew Smith; his writing captures my heart and this early book (2008) of his was a winner. There is a tight knit group of friends who live ou
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One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with M.T. Anderson - The Hub

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with M.T. Anderson - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Hub blogger Julie Bartel interviews National Book Award winner and multiple Printz Honor Book recipient M.T. Anderson.
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Great interview, Just ordered Symphony for the City of the Dead!
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Sharing Their Voices with the World: Helping our ESOL Students Self-Publish with Smashwords

Sharing Their Voices with the World:  Helping our ESOL Students Self-Publish with Smashwords | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The Hooch Learning Studio, in conjunction with Ms. Balogh's ESOL students, is delighted to announce the publication of Twelve Worlds, One Book.  This book is an anthology of student writing created by Ms. Balogh's students crafted as part of the work they crafted in Ms. Balogh's writer's workshop approach to composition instruction.  The book contains…
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Free publishing with ESOL students by Buffy Hamilton, she is my hero!
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Adult Books for Young Adults: Psychology & Sociology - The Hub

Adult Books for Young Adults: Psychology & Sociology - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
As teens become more self-aware and motivated to learn for job training or college preparations, there are some intelligently-researched self-help/psychology books designed to get readers…
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Required reading:)
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Rich in Color | Interview with Kimberly Reid

Rich in Color | Interview with Kimberly Reid | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Looks like I am going to be reading Kimberly Reid books, great interview!
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The Family Who Reads by Aaron Zenz

The Family Who Reads by Aaron Zenz | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In the wonderful realm of literature, I wear multiple hats.  I’m an Author.  I’m an Illustrator.  I’m a Reader.  I’m a Collector.  But there is one Book-World-Hat that is most precious to me by far.  I’m a Dad. Reading has always been a major part of Zenz family life.  But in 2008 our kids (the Z-Kids) began sharing some of…
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Reading, blogging and so much more with kids and their love of reading books!
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Serendipity by Donalyn Miller

Serendipity by Donalyn Miller | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
We moved eleven months ago and I’m still unpacking books. With the speed and efficiency of pit stop mechanics, Don and I can assemble an IKEA bookcase in less than an hour, but it takes me days to fill one. As I open each box, I consider every book and its placement in our new…
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Donalyn Miller always inspires me!!!
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