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10 Kit Lit Nominees Chosen for 2013 National Book Award

10 Kit Lit Nominees Chosen for 2013 National Book Award | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it

The National Book Foundation has announced the 2013 Young People’s Literature Longlist for the National Book Award, the first time in history that a longlist of nominees will be presented for all four categories of awards: young people’s literature, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.


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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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a review of The Rest of Us Just Live Here

a review of The Rest of Us Just Live Here | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A great book about how Mikey & his friends slog through senior year trying to be normal while experiencing many extraordinary things such as blu
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Celebrate normal with some extraordinary thrown in
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Patrick Ness Q&A │ The Rest of Us Just Live Here

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness is out now, and here he is answering a few of our questions about it. Patrick Ness Reads from The Rest of U
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2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults
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Over at Kirkus: Hex and Other Summer Horror Reads | The Book Smugglers

Over at Kirkus: Hex and Other Summer Horror Reads | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
It’s Friday, which means we are over at Kirkus for our regular weekly column! It’s Thea’s turn this Friday, and so she’s making lists! This time, she’s focusing on horror books that are perfect to read pool- or beach-side. Inspired by her read of Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Thea dives into some recent and …
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Horror novels for summer reads!
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MIRRORS, WINDOWS AND . . . PENGUINS by Donna Gephart

MIRRORS, WINDOWS AND . . . PENGUINS by Donna Gephart | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Here’s what I didn’t have when I was growing up in our tiny row house in Philadelphia:  a dad who lived with us (my parents divorced when I was really young), enough money to buy even reduced price lunch tickets at school (they cost a whopping $.40 a day, so my sister and I received…
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Great post about reading, writing and a must read - Lily & Dunkin
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The Books are Only the Beginning by Jess Keating

The Books are Only the Beginning by Jess Keating | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I’ve always been inspired by Nerdy Book Club generosity. Years ago, I came across the Nerdy Book Club website. A new post everyday! A club of self-declared nerds: my bookish soulmates interested in spreading book love and helping kids find the books that will make them lifelong readers. It was a new place to call home. It also…
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Books lead to writing and videos & back to books again!
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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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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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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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a review of Symptoms of Being Human

a review of Symptoms of Being Human | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I read this book for my virtual twitter book club #yabookchat which will occur Sunday, June 5 at 9pm and oh did I love this book & highly recommend thi
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#yabookchat twitter book discussion 6/5 at 9PM EST

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2016 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

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Thanks to TeenReads for this Reluctant YA Readers in both fiction & Nonfiction
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Intrinsic Gimmicks by Brett Vogelsinger

Intrinsic Gimmicks by Brett Vogelsinger | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I’ll be honest: as a kid, pizza had a strange power over my mind. So when my elementary school participated in a reading incentive program that earned me little star stickers on a badge and those badges led to pizza, let me tell you, I could read like the wind, blasting through books in a…
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Using the "gimmicks" to excite reading into life long readers
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Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Great cover
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A great LGBTL book that all must read!!!
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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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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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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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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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