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Young adults books quiz: Can you match the quote to the book?

Young adults books quiz: Can you match the quote to the book? | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Can you match these quotes to the well known young adult books they come from?
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I took the quiz and got 1 wrong, a 94%, why don't you take this quiz too?

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Lots of fun. I got one wrong--how about you?

Young Adult Novels
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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#MHYALit: Seven Myths About Mental Illness, a guest post by author Paula Stokes — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit: Seven Myths About Mental Illness, a guest post by author Paula Stokes — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Book Review: GEMINA, the sequel to ILLUMINAE, by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, reviewed by teen reviewer Lexi — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Book Review: GEMINA, the sequel to ILLUMINAE, by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, reviewed by teen reviewer Lexi — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Teen review of Gemina (due out in October)
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#MHYALit: Who Cares for the Caregivers? — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit: Who Cares for the Caregivers? — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Caregiver tweets fro Teen Librarian Toolbox
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The Library Voice: Three Amazing Teacher Librarians Honored By Scholastic & School Library Journal!

The Library Voice: Three Amazing Teacher Librarians Honored By Scholastic & School Library Journal! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Nine Young Adult Novels that Teach Gratitude, Grit, and a Growth Mindset to Kids

Nine Young Adult Novels that Teach Gratitude, Grit, and a Growth Mindset to Kids | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Have you ever noticed that the main characters in a great deal of young adult literature are orphans? It has to be more than a coincidence that the inspiring protagonists of some of the most beloved books from the young adult canon either are parentless or are suddenly isolated from the love and support of…
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Reading in the Light by Andrew Smith

Reading in the Light by Andrew Smith | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In fifth grade, I was blessed to have an amazing educator in my life.   Her name was Mrs. Ann Ostrowski or “Mrs. O.”   Mrs. O was the type of educator that many of us dream of becoming one day.   She had excellent relationships with her students and families, challenged individual students to push his/her thinking…
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Ahhh what the love of reading can do:)
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Racial and Social Justice Podcasts for Teens - The Hub

Racial and Social Justice Podcasts for Teens - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This presidential campaign season and recent current events have brought many social issues to the forefront. Teens (and adults) are trying to navigate many of…
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Important podcasts for teens to become enlightened on issues of importance
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10 Life Lessons Found in the Pages of Middle-Grade Fiction by Melissa Roske

10 Life Lessons Found in the Pages of Middle-Grade Fiction by Melissa Roske | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
When writing for children, Madonna said it best: Papa, don’t preach. That means: no heavy-handed moralizing or high-horsey finger wagging. Kids get bossed around enough as it is, so why subject them to further instruction when they’re reading for pleasure? That’s not playing fair. At the same time, finding inspiration in a great book can…
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10 life lessons and the books where you find them
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Publishing's Bonding and Freedom

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Eloquent post that publishers need to show wide and diverse experiences of people in our world
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It’s a Wide World by Donalyn Miller

It’s a Wide World by Donalyn Miller | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Tomorrow morning, our younger daughter, Sarah, starts her senior year of high school. After two decades of first days with our daughters, this marks our final first day of school as parents. Shopping for school supplies, Sarah joked that this was the last time she would need a cart full of folders. I suppose our…
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Donalyn MiIler shares 9/11 thoughts and books
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Smugglers' Stash & News (The Hugo Awards 2016 Edition) | The Book Smugglers

Smugglers' Stash & News (The Hugo Awards 2016 Edition) | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Hello everyone, and HAPPY SUNDAY! The Hugo Awards have been announced, the Smugglers are back from their travels, and all is well in the universe. Let’s get down to business, shall we? The 2016 Hugo Awards As you may have heard, this year’s World Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention, aka MidAmeriCon 2 (#MAC2), has just …
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The Hugo Awards are out, thanks Book Smugglers!
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What you read matters more than you might think

What you read matters more than you might think | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing ability than writing instruction and writing frequency. Students wh
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Great research on deep and light reading and it really matters
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Museums Tell Stories: Behind the scenes of AMNH

Museums Tell Stories: Behind the scenes of AMNH | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Last night I had the amazing opportunity to go behind the scenes of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. It was early evening and the museum was closed to the public. My tour guide was a writer for the museum and she talked about finding the stories in exhibits. Today, a…
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Great post on museums and education, use the app!
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#MHYALit Book Review: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit Book Review: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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review of sad sad book
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Sunday Reflections: Five Words We Should All Stop Using — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Sunday Reflections: Five Words We Should All Stop Using — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Thinking about words that hurt
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SLJTeen Live! 2016: Suspense and Horror

SLJTeen Live! 2016: Suspense and Horror | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The hour-long Thrills and Chills panel delivered fresh insights from prominent YA horror and suspense authors, including Mindy McGinnis (The Female of the Species).
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Great interview with 5 horror and suspense authors
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Top Ten Books to Build a Classroom Culture by Cindy Christiansen

Top Ten Books to Build a Classroom Culture by Cindy Christiansen | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I have a small poster of two sheep in my classroom.  One sheep is white and the other is black, and the quote below them reads, “Choose your socks by their color and your friends by their character.  Choosing your socks by their character makes no sense.  Choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable.”…
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This ia a great middle school reading culture post!
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A review of The Passenger

A review of The Passenger | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This mystery was a great audiobook for me while exercising and on vacation- I totally enjoyed Madeleine Maby's narration as she wove a tense
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Great audiobook mystery for adults
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Brett Hartinger Loves Twisty Endings

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Definitely getting this latest Brett Hartinger book, Three Truths and a Lie!
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Jewell Parker Rhodes Talks with Roger of Horn Book

Jewell Parker Rhodes Talks with Roger of Horn Book | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Interview with Jewell Parker Rhoades about her new book on 9/11
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I Am What I Read: 5 Ways to Nurture Reading Identity by Paula Bourque

I Am What I Read: 5 Ways to Nurture Reading Identity by Paula Bourque | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
  Over the past few years as a K-8 literacy coach I’ve worked with students to help them create and connect with their writing identities. I wanted them to live “writerly” lives and explore what it meant to be a writer. I wrote a book about that exploration (Close Writing).  I know, as writers we…
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Nurturing reading through writing
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Meg Medina's Blog - Peace, Quiet & Writing: An invitation to the woods - August 15, 2016 05:35

Meg Medina's Blog - Peace, Quiet & Writing: An invitation to the woods - August 15, 2016 05:35 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
For a few days after Labor Day, I’ll make the trek back up to rural Pennsylvania to the campus of the Highlights Foundation, where they’ve begun a
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Writer conference
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A review of Every Exquisite Thing

A review of Every Exquisite Thing | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I absolutely adored the character of Nanette O'Hare; she was strong but vulnerable and took the pains to try to figure out who she really is (wit
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Great coming of age with strong female protagonist
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Reading Analog in a Digital World by Matt Renwick

Reading Analog in a Digital World by Matt Renwick | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Our family was preparing for a day trip to the Wisconsin Dells. There was some reading time available during our trek - my wife agreed to drive home - so I packed the following reading material: Paperback copies of The Writer’s Guide to Persistence by Jordan Rosenfeld and The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg,…
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