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a review of No Place

a review of No Place | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Todd Strasser's book are awesome and No Place will resonate with teens who have unending horrendous daily problems due to parents losing their jobs and then their homes. I really liked Dan who begins the book as a popular jock dating the most popular girl, playing baseball and thinking about college plans. Pretty quickly Dan's life spirals out of control when his parents who have been unemployed for 5 years inform him they have lost their home and are moving into Dignityville. Dignityville is a tent city that houses many who are struggling with homelessness and unemployment. There are r...
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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 Identity Challenge

The Reading Identity Challenge | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
At the beginning of the year, I asked my students to tell me how they felt about reading.  I do this every year as it offers me a baseline, a glimpse into their reading truths.  I was not surprised at the results, 25% told me they loved it, 50% told me they didn't mind it,…
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Check out Pernille Ripp's Reading Challenge post!
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Rich in Color | Book Review: American Street

Rich in Color | Book Review: American Street | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Reading & discussing this book for #2jennsbookclub in May!
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“My Writing is My Activism”: An Interview with Isabel Quintero - Los Angeles Review of Books

“My Writing is My Activism”: An Interview with Isabel Quintero - Los Angeles Review of Books | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Jackie Rhodes talks to YA author Isabel Quintero about how she became a writer, why she focuses on young adult literature, and what keeps her going.
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Author of Gabi, A Girl in Pieces- her writing is her activism
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13 Reasons Why Trailer: Netflix Releases First Look At New Series

13 Reasons Why Trailer: Netflix Releases First Look At New Series | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
"13 Reasons Why" trailer released by Netflix. The new series is an adaptation from the popular YA novel written by Jay Asher.
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Another book to movie I will be watching on NetFlix
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Commonwealth

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Commonwealth | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Thank you so much to Mimi Denman for such a great recommendation! This book which I listened to was narrated awesomely by Hope Davis. Her voices
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Great adult book; I listened to it on Audible, wow!
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of As Brave As You

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of As Brave As You | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I love all of Jason Reynolds books, his urban fiction is real, authentic and a must for teen readers. But this book is NOT urban fiction and just a
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OMG! Another awesome read from Jason Reynolds!!!
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Tell Me Something Real

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Tell Me Something Real | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I read this wrenching book for The Hub Reading Challenge (William Morris Award) about 3 sisters and their father who are losing their mother t
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Awesome #HubChallenge read
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On the Smugglers' Radar | The Book Smugglers

On the Smugglers' Radar | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar was born. Because we want far more books than we can possibly buy or review (what else …
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Lots of new books to look forward to!
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A Gift I Give Myself by Julie Potvin Kirchner

A Gift I Give Myself by Julie Potvin Kirchner | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
When I got home from NCTE last November, there were several colleagues surprised to hear I had paid for the entire trip, with the exception of the cost to cover a reserve teacher, out of my own pocket. They wondered how and why I would choose to do this. The reasons are many and continue…
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Awesome post on professional development and the author's love and commitment to conferences, etc.
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Book Review: American Street by Ibi Zoboi | The Book Smugglers

Book Review: American Street by Ibi Zoboi | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Title: American Street Author: Ibi Zoboi Genre: Contemporary YA, Magical Realism Publisher: Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Publication Date: February 14, 2017 Hardcover: 336 Pages On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie—a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by …
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New immigrant diverse book & we are going to read it for the May #2jennsbookclub
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 27, 2017

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 27, 2017 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This week: a powerful thriller for fans of Ruth Rendell, and a stellar Angela Carter biography.
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Great review for The Hate You Give!!!
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The Nest by Kenneth Oppel, Illustrated by Jon Klassen – Review by Jody Lee Mott

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel, Illustrated by Jon Klassen – Review by Jody Lee Mott | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Warning: The Nest, written by Kenneth Oppel and illustrated by Jon Klassen, is not a book for everyone. It is the kind of story that burrows itself into your brain and revisits you in the deep, dark midnight in the shape of slithering phantasms and shadowy nightmares.  It is the kind of book that, if you…
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Psychological middle grade fantasy
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15 Binge-Worthy Young Adult Book Series That Ended in 2016

15 Binge-Worthy Young Adult Book Series That Ended in 2016 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Get ready and clear those bookshelves; you'll need some room.
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I love series!  And it is enjoyable to read them all at once too!!!
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Check Out Amandla Stenberg In First EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING Trailer

Check Out Amandla Stenberg In First EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING Trailer | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The first Everything, Everything trailer gives us our first glimpse of Amandla Stenberg as Maddie and Nick Robinson as Olly.
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OMG what a great trailer, May 19 can't come too soon!
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Losing and Finding Yourself in the Library by Jessie Sima

Losing and Finding Yourself in the Library by Jessie Sima | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
As I write this, my debut picture book, Not Quite Narwhal, is on the brink of publication. There’s so much to be excited about and thankful for, and I’ve found myself spending a lot of time reflecting on what brought me here. The truth is, I didn’t grow up dreaming of being an author-illustrator or…
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Great post on LOVING Libraries!
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15 Science Fiction Reads for Young Adults

15 Science Fiction Reads for Young Adults | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A list of great sci-fi for teens, including sequels and link to pdf  Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh.  2016, Delacorte Press
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Great list from Naomi Bates , I can't wait for the 2nd books in these series titles, Flawed, The Diabolic & Scythe!!!
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Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter

Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Reads for the Dark Days of Winter
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Verantwoording
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Some Favorite New Chapter Books, Part 1 2017

Some Favorite New Chapter Books, Part 1 2017 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
If my early reading of 2017 is any indication, this year is shaping up to be a powerhouse of a year in children's literature.  And for that I am excited.  So what are some of the great books I have read, loved, and now am sharing? Fenway and Hattie and the Evil Bunny Gang by Victoria…
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New chapter books read & loved by Pernille Ripp
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Mindy McGinnis's Blog - Valentine's Day For The Non-Romantic - February 13, 2017 05:00

Mindy McGinnis's Blog - Valentine's Day For The Non-Romantic - February 13, 2017 05:00 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
You may have guessed this, but I'm not a romantic.I grew up on a farm, and while others have always said it's the thought that counts, I'm much mor
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Love McGinnis's posts on Valentine's Day!!!
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Realizations on Writing and Reading by Allan Wolf

Realizations on Writing and Reading by Allan Wolf | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Writing nearly killed me. Reading saved my life.   At least that is how I saw it, almost thirty years ago, when I was fresh out of grad school teaching freshman composition at Virginia Tech.   I was twenty five years old. As a child I had endured years of manic writing binges that started…
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True crime novel, looks good!
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Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart – Review by Angie Moore

Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart – Review by Angie Moore | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I've never been an adventure story reader. Hatchet? White Fang? 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea? Nope. I have not read one of those. Which makes it really hard to recommend books for my students who love adventure stories. If I've read any, it was because of high recommendations from family, friends, students, and coworkers, or…
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New adventure boy book:)
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