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Marissa Meyer's Blog - First Quarter Reading List, 2014 - April 02, 2014 23:00

Marissa Meyer's Blog - First Quarter Reading List, 2014 - April 02, 2014 23:00 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
You know how sometimes you hit a reading lull, where no book that you pick up manages to hold your interest and everything you read feels just…. BLAH. Bu...
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I love so many book she has read and I have gotten more titles of books that I need to read, thank you Marissa Meyer!  I LOVE The Lunar Chronicle Series!!!

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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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25 Kid and YA Books That Lift Up Immigrant Voices

25 Kid and YA Books That Lift Up Immigrant Voices | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A collection of autobiographical or fictional stories based on childhood memories or that draw upon people's work with immigrant children, including works by Julia Alvarez, Nicola Yoon, and Edwidge Danticat.
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Great list of immigrant stories, thanks to my Goodreads friend, Elisabeth
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Whitney Gardner, author of YOU'RE WELCOME, UNIVERSE, on emailing herself her first page

Whitney Gardner, author of YOU'RE WELCOME, UNIVERSE, on emailing herself her first page | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Writing and book blog: The best inside information and resources for writers of any genre and readers of young adult fiction, including secrets from popular authors, tips, how-to advice, and in-depth articles, plus giveaways, contests, literary agent and editor insight and much more
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Loved this debut author's book, You're Welcome Universe
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Kwame Alexander Named 2017 Summer Reading Champion

Kwame Alexander Named 2017 Summer Reading Champion | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The Collaborative Summer Library Program has named Kwame Alexander as this year's Summer Reading Champion. The poet, educator, and Newbery Award-winning novelist takes over the post held most recently by Kate DiCamillo, who championed summer reading for two successive years.As part of his duties
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Summer reading champion, can't think of anyone finer!!!
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Teens in Outer Space - The Hub

Teens in Outer Space - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In February, NASA scientist discover seven Earth like planets out in space.  Although these planets are 40 light years or hundreds of thousands of years away,…
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Great YA outer space reads
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Coming-of-Age Stories for Tweens - Bibliobeat

Coming-of-Age Stories for Tweens - Bibliobeat | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Format: Print Middle School , Literary Coming-of-Age Stories for Tweens by Cindy McCan | March 8, 2017 | Good coming-of-age stories can be powerful and life-changing for readers of all ages.  Traditionally, coming-of-age stories feature teens facing hardships that help them mature and become adults.  Nowadays this genre can refer to any book where the …
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Empress of a Thousand Skies

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Empress of a Thousand Skies | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
From the first page, I could not stop reading and turning the pages! Oh the world building was spacious and the characters-- many authentic but so man
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OMG heart pounding scifi fantasy thriller from debut author
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Creature Comforts and A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold

Creature Comforts and A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I was seven years old when my heart was broken for the first time, by a girl named Nona who didn’t want to be my friend anymore because I was “weird.” It was my cat Sabrina who absorbed my tears in her thick black pelt, who purred and licked and butted me with her head…
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An ode to all animals and the comfort they unconditionally provide to us.
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A Poetic Voice for the Deaf and the Blind

A Poetic Voice for the Deaf and the Blind | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Recently, there’s been an interesting development in the arts–a reactive one that reflects turmoil in the political world. The more Trump and some of his emboldened followers continue their drumbeat of discriminatory words and policies based on race, religion, gender, and sexual identity, the more poets and writers begin to write about the minority experience.…
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Nice post & the poetry is amazing
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of What Girls Are Made Of

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of What Girls Are Made Of | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Thank you to NetGalley and Lerner Group and Carolrhoda Lab for the ARC, What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K Arnold. I wish I could have enjoyed this boo
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NetGalley novel I did not like at all
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On Hygge and What It Really Is

On Hygge and What It Really Is | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I am not wearing wool socks right now. There are no lit candles in my classroom. I am not smothered in blankets, nor playing a board game with a loved one. I am not slowing down, nor contemplating life.  I have not cooked an elaborate breakfast before I started my day. And yet, "jeg hygger"…
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Love Pernille Ripp's definition of contentment
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Reviews of the Week: with Paula Hawkins, Lisa Unger, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with Paula Hawkins, Lisa Unger, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, and More! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Monday, March 13The Red Hunter, by Lisa UngerUnger’s knack for blending encroaching danger with complex relationship themes is as sharp as ever here, as she creates characters facing the tangle of betrayals and mistakes that have shaped their identities.  Tuesday, March
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Booklist reviews of the week
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100 Must-Read Nonfiction Adventure Books

100 Must-Read Nonfiction Adventure Books | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
100 works of nonfiction about adventure and derring-do.
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Great list & plenty of reading for Nonfiction Adventure books
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Dark Days and Blood Rebellions | Kirkus Reviews

Dark Days and Blood Rebellions | Kirkus Reviews | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Book Smuggler Thea James recommends three books to read if you loved 'Beauty and the Beast'.
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Get into the Beauty & the Beast movie with these romantic fantasies
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Read this as part of #yearofya debut author chat to be held 3/29 @8PM EST and oh was it good- comic book & literature references plus a cast of loveabl
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Loved this 2016 debut author & librarian, Lily Anderson and her nerd homage
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Lily Anderson, author of THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU, on writing a story you want to read

Lily Anderson, author of THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU, on writing a story you want to read | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Writing and book blog: The best inside information and resources for writers of any genre and readers of young adult fiction, including secrets from popular authors, tips, how-to advice, and in-depth articles, plus giveaways, contests, literary agent and editor insight and much more
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Interview with debut author, Lily Anderson, The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You
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Hostile Questions: S.J. Kincaid

Hostile Questions: S.J. Kincaid | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
S.J. Kincaid knows a lot about genetic engineering, evil corporations, and technology used for nefarious means. And yet, as far as we can tell, she doesn't work in politics. Lest you think we are delivering you fake news, her newest work, The Diabolic, is most definitely a book—if you attended any b
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I love this author and can't wait for the 2nd book in her series
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Meet the Author: Lily Anderson

Meet the Author: Lily Anderson | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Lily Anderson is a school librarian and Melvil Dewey fangirl with an ever-growing collection of musical theater tattoos and Harry Potter ephemera. She lives in Northern California, far from her mortal enemy: the snow. Lily’s debut, THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU (St. Martin's Press, May 17, 2016) is a Young Adult contemporary…
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Totally awesome debut author book
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Home of the Brave

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Home of the Brave | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Katherine Applegate's novel in verse is superior, Kek is a young boy from Africa trying to understand what it is like to live in America (without hi
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wonderful novel in verse, immigration, family, novel in verse
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18 YA Books You Need To Add To Your Must-Read List

18 YA Books You Need To Add To Your Must-Read List | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
*Pulls out library card*
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OMG I could not put this thriller down, debut author Rhoda Belleza nailed this adventure saga full of lies, hatred & destiny
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Interview With A PSALM FOR LOST GIRLS Author Katie Bayerl

Interview With A PSALM FOR LOST GIRLS Author Katie Bayerl | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Inspiration is a funny thing. It can come to us like a lightning bolt, through the lyrics of a song, or in the fog of a dream. Ask an
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Debut author is interviewed by Mindy McGinniss
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of American Street

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of American Street | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This book which I read for #2jennsbookclub in May & #yearofya Debut Authors topic for March broke my heart. After finishing The Hate U Give by Angi
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Debut author writes a gut wrenching novel on immigrant experience
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What I Hope Kids Will See When They Read Charlotte the Scientist Is Squished by Camille Andros

What I Hope Kids Will See When They Read Charlotte the Scientist Is Squished by Camille Andros | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
When I was a kid I loved science (and still do). I was especially fascinated by space, stars, astronauts, (I wanted to go to space camp soooo bad) curing diseases, and the human body, but I had an image in my head of what a scientist looked like (white old guy wearing a lab coat)…
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Follow your dream with this book!
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Three Picture Books for the Birds

Three Picture Books for the Birds | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Cindy: More snow. It's for the birds, but at least it's given me the opportunity to sneak in another snowy book as we look toward spring. Best in Snow (2017), by April Pulley Sayre, contains stunning photos of snowflakes and icicles. Various other forms of snow—from crusty to slushy—show t
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Three picture books - birds, beautiful!
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Lessons from the Past: Building a Multi-genre Humanities Unit on the Holocaust

Lessons from the Past: Building a Multi-genre Humanities Unit on the Holocaust | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I am currently working with two social studies teachers to create a unit of study on the Holocaust. This collaborative unit will tap into the new 3C Framework  for Social Studies Standards and the Common Core Learning Standards for Literacy to promote critical thinking, close reading and students creating their own multigenre text.   This 6-8 week…
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Excellent Holocaust Unit
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