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Novels in Verse for Poetry Month | The Hub

Novels in Verse for Poetry Month | The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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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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The Reading Without Walls Challenge

The Reading Without Walls Challenge | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
So this crazy thing happened this past January.  The Library of Congress, Children's Book Council, and Every Child A Reader appointed me the fifth National Ambassador of Young People's Literature!

Every National Ambassador picks a platform.  Mine is Reading Without Walls.  I want every kid -- every reader, really --
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Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Ten suggestions for how any teacher, teaching any subject can participate in this mission, and how parents and administrators can help.
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Great post just recommended by Jennifer LaGarde to get kids to love reading!!!
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A review of Listen, Slowly

A review of Listen, Slowly | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I loved Thanhha Lai's, Inside Out & Back Again so I knew I would love this book about a perky totally Americanized girl (Vietnamese-American), age 12
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Such a good middle grade book if you like multicultural lit, humor, & drama!
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Rich in Color | Book Review: The Poisoned Blade (Court of Fives #2)

Rich in Color | Book Review: The Poisoned Blade (Court of Fives #2) | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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I can't believe - 2 reviews of Kate Elliott series in one day---must get!!!
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MacArthur 'Genius' Award grants

MacArthur 'Genius' Award Authors Graphic novelist and MacArthur "genius" Gene Luen Yang The 23 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants--$625,000 paid out over five years to people who "show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future"--include these authors: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, playwright and author of Appropriate, An Octoroon and Gloria. Kellie Jones, art historian and curator, whose works include EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art and the forthcoming South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Josh Kun, cultural historian, and author of, among other titles, Audiotopia, To Live and Dine in LA: Menus and the Making of the Modern City and Songs in the Key of Los Angeles. Maggie Nelson, writer, whose works include nonfiction like The Red Parts and The Art of Cruelty and books both on poetry and of poetry. Claudia Rankine, poet and author of five poetry collections. Lauren Redniss, artist and writer, whose books include Century Girl, Radioactive and Thunder and Lightning. Gene Luen Yang, graphic novelist, whose work includes American-Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints and the ongoing series Secret Coders.
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The Get Down-Booklist: A Celebration of the Bronx, Hip-Hop, Disco, and Art - The Hub

The Get Down-Booklist: A Celebration of the Bronx, Hip-Hop, Disco, and Art - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Love Netflix's THE GET DOWN? These books focu
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Love this fiction & nonfiction list!!!
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Rural Poverty and THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Mindy McGinnis — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Rural Poverty and THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Mindy McGinnis — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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OMG, this looks so good and what an interview with the author!!!
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"The Great YA Debate": Coda

"The Great YA Debate": Coda | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Letter from a teen reader, received 25 August 2016, posted here unedited (with the writer's permission). Dear Elizabeth, I'm writing simply because I just want to say how much your book has affected me. This is the first book written by you that I've read and, since receiving it as a Christmas…
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Author Elizabeth Wein shares a letter from a teen
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Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova | Kirkus Reviews

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova | Kirkus Reviews | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Book Smuggler Ana Grilo reviews 'Labyrinth Lost' by Zoraida Córdova.
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A review of Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

A review of Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Leila is an Iranian American teen who attends Armstead Academy, has old fashioned parents and likes girls. When new student Saskia swallows her up wit
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Two Fab Fantasy Fiction for YA: Novice by Taran Matharu and Mark of the Thief by Jennifer Nielsen

Two Fab Fantasy Fiction for YA: Novice by Taran Matharu and Mark of the Thief by Jennifer Nielsen | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I have a teen in the library who is a full-on fantasy reader (and this number seems to grow larger every year!).  I have just about gon
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Thanks for these great recommendations, Naomi Bates!
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Six Dots: Bryant on Braille | Kirkus Reviews

Six Dots: Bryant on Braille | Kirkus Reviews | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
7 Imp. blogger Julie Danielson talks with children's book biographer Jen Bryant about her new book, 'Six Dots'.
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I LOVE Jen Bryant and this book about Louis Braille is a must read for me!
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She Looked Like Me by Todd Nesloney

She Looked Like Me by Todd Nesloney | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Principal Todd Nesloney reflects on the importance of sharing books with his students that they can relate to and learn from.
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Thanks to Jennifer LaGarde for this post- Librarians helping teachers with thie books in classrooms
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A review of Mortal Danger

A review of Mortal Danger | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
There was so much I did not like about this book. This was an audiobook I listened to narrated by Susan Hanfield. She did a good job with Edie but a
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Did not like the narration and story...
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Linking Literature to the Classroom

Linking Literature to the Classroom | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In case you missed it, we’re excited to share this fabulous article from our summer issue online by Naomi Bates. Linking Literature to the Classroom As school librarians, we know the impact t…
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Naomi Bates awesome post makes many connections between books, students, teachers & libraries
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Joint Review: Poisoned Blade by Kate Elliott | The Book Smugglers

Joint Review: Poisoned Blade by Kate Elliott | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Title: Poisoned Blade/em> Author: Kate Elliott Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Little, Brown Publication Date: August 16 2016 Hardcover: 468 Pages Jessamy is moving up the ranks of the Fives—the complex athletic contest favored by the lowliest Commoners and the loftiest Patrons in her embattled kingdom. Pitted against far more formidable adversaries, success is Jes’s …
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Based on this awesome double review; definitely starting this series!!!
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We Are the Ants — Someday My Printz Will Come

We Are the Ants — Someday My Printz Will Come | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Great review of We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson
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100 Must-Read Books About Monsters

100 Must-Read Books About Monsters | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Monsters under the bed. Monsters in the closet. Monsters in the woods. Sea monsters. Otherworldly monsters. When we want to drive home how horrible a perso
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Monsters & books are not my faves but this ia an awesome list
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Sunday Reflections: Faith Shaming and Mental Illness, Reflecting on Faith and Mental Illness for the #MHYALit Project — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

Sunday Reflections: Faith Shaming and Mental Illness, Reflecting on Faith and Mental Illness for the #MHYALit Project — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Mental Illness is something we should all read about...
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Rich in Color | New Releases

Rich in Color | New Releases | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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A review of The Rose Society

A review of The Rose Society | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I love Marie Lu books!!! But main character, Adelina is a tough character to like. She does not listen to anyone and does not confide in anyone or trus
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Another great fantasy series from Marie Lu
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Just the Facts: Reader-Ready Nonfiction for Secondary Students

Just the Facts: Reader-Ready Nonfiction for Secondary Students | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
These thoroughly researched and visually appealing new nonfiction titles are sure to reel in older readers right from the get-go.
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Great nonfictions recs from SLJ
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