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YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Winner — @lizb A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Winner — @lizb A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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I read all of these books, I highly recommend you do, too!

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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 Way I Used to Be

a review of The Way I Used to Be | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This story about rape and its effects on a freshman in high school was a sucker punch readers will not be able to escape. Rebekkah Ross's narration o
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A must read about the effects of rape on a young girl
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Celebrating YOU KNOW ME WELL with Outstanding Authors | Teenreads

Celebrating YOU KNOW ME WELL with Outstanding Authors | Teenreads | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past several years, you're probably familiar with bestselling author David Levithan.
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David Levithan and Nina LaCour
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Science Fiction and Horror Anime - The Hub

Science Fiction and Horror Anime - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Is there a void left in your horror-loving heart by the lack of a new season of Attack on Titan? Hopefully this post will get…
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Love ShipBreaker and The Fifth Wave titles!
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a review of Saving Montgomery Sole

a review of Saving Montgomery Sole | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I loved Mariko Tamaki's graphic novel, This One Summer! Montgomery Sole and her friends and their world in school and at home was funny, mysterious, an
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Mystery, HS friends, and family delivered with humor and comfort
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a review of When We Collided

a review of When We Collided | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Jonah Daniels is one of six children in a family struggling with the sudden death of a beloved father and a mother who can't get out of bed due to he
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I will certainly be reading MORE Emery Lord books- teen drama & romance
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School Year Reading Reflection

School Year Reading Reflection | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I know many book bloggers reflect on their reading life at the end of the calendar year, which I do as well, but as a teacher I like to also reflect on my school year reading. It helps me plan my s…
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So many great titles in this post about school, reading and reflection by Mrs Andersen:)
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Meg Medina's Blog - ALA Orlando: A Bittersweet Affair - June 20, 2016 05:15

Meg Medina's Blog - ALA Orlando: A Bittersweet Affair - June 20, 2016 05:15 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I head to ALA this week, but it’s with a mix of emotions.Traditionally, the ALA June conference is a joyous time to celebrate the books that wer
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Meg Medina shares about ALA, Orlando, diversity, reading and writing
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5 Picture Books That Have Influenced My Teaching of Social Justice Issues by Vanessa Capaldo

5 Picture Books That Have Influenced My Teaching  of Social Justice Issues by Vanessa Capaldo | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I am a voracious reader and a devoted middle school English teacher. Every year, my focus has been to teach my students about being kind to others and being an upstander who stands for doing what is right and taking care of those who need it. Here are 5 picture books that have influenced my…
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Even teens should read these books or have them read to them:)
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POLL: Your Favorite Award-Winning Books

POLL: Your Favorite Award-Winning Books | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Every summer when the librarians gather for the ALA Annual Conference, the winners of the Youth Media Awards are honored with a whole host of celebrations. (Tonight marks the 2016 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet - and even if you're not there to enjoy it in person, you can probably get a taste of what's going on by…
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What is your favorite Award winner?
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Willing and Eager Reluctant Reader by Don Calame

Willing and Eager Reluctant Reader by Don Calame | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I am an incredibly slow reader. I am a word by word reader. I might even be a syllable by syllable reader. It makes me an excellent copy editor of my own and others’ work but, sadly, it does not make me the gulper and gorger of books I would like to be. Don’t get…
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Rich in Color | Novellas Keep the Magic Alive

Rich in Color | Novellas Keep the Magic Alive | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Novellas for series books
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Fifteen and Ready To Rule: Jazz Jennings on Her New Memoir “Being Jazz”

Fifteen and Ready To Rule: Jazz Jennings on Her New Memoir “Being Jazz” | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Jazz Jennings, author, reality TV star, mermaid enthusiast, and teenager, speaks with SLJ about what inspires her and the importance of trans visibility and supporting LGBTQ teens.
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Interview with Jazz Jennings
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Short and Sweet | Adult Books 4 Teens

Short and Sweet | Adult Books 4 Teens | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Mark Flowers pulls together an assortment of short story collections—some dealing with horror and the suspense, others taking on fantasy and myth—from Joyce Carol Oates, Helen Oyeyemi, Patricia A. McKillip, and David Schow.
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a review of The Walls Around Us

a review of The Walls Around Us | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This is a story of guilt and innocence and the main characters are young girls who are either in jail or out in the world, ready to embark on a life o
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Psychological thriller, oh my!!!
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Books to Add to Your Guy-brary, Part 1 | Teenreads

Books to Add to Your Guy-brary, Part 1 | Teenreads | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Here at Teenreads, we want to encourage everyone to enjoy reading just as much as we do. Lately, however, it seems as though many of our readers are having trouble finding books that speak to them as guys. With that in mind, we decided to curate this collection of books coming out this May-June that feature male protagonists, male narrators, or just plain great storylines that all genders can relate to.
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Guy books
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Blair Broker's curator insight, June 29, 11:19 AM

Looking for books the boys in your classroom might like?  Check this out!

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Booklist: YA Alternate History - The Hub

Booklist: YA Alternate History - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Love books that explore the "what-if"? Alternate history is for readers who wonder what could have been if the past had been a little different.
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Lots of great titles in this post!
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a review of If I Was Your Girl

a review of If I Was Your Girl | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
OMG what a beautiful story! I loved the character of Amanda Hardy; how she related to her friends, family and Grant. As she moved through her life, fro
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Love this cover! Amanda was Andrew and now new school and friends...
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Best Summer Books, 2016

Best Summer Books, 2016 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The best books of summer 2016, chosen by Publishers Weekly editors. The best books in fiction, mysteries, memoirs, romance, comics, kids books, and more.
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Summer books!
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List Fun: Diverse YA Speculative Fiction by Diverse Authors

List Fun: Diverse YA Speculative Fiction by Diverse Authors | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
At the Cybils Awards, we care a great deal about diversity in children’s books. We put great importance on finding and promoting books which meet our high standards and which have protagonists from under-represented groups…
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Loved this list- a must read I loved, ShadowShaper!!!
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The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsburg « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsburg « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Great review by Jennifer Hubert, definitely going to read this one!
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Top Ten Titles That Promote Summer Fun by Jennifer Sniadecki

Top Ten Titles That Promote Summer Fun by Jennifer Sniadecki | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
When you think of summer, what motivates you? For some, it's getting outside and enjoying the warmer weather and sunshine. For others, it's going on vacation – traveling to exotic places. For you nerdy readers, it's reading good books. It's so hard to choose the top ten (my class and I created this list several…
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Check out these top 10 books suggested for promoting summer fun
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Major Character Deaths In YA Lit - The Hub

Major Character Deaths In YA Lit - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Spoiler alert! It seems major character deaths are becoming more common in YA literature. What do you think of this trend?
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Killing off the main characters- love it or hate it?
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Sailing Oceans of Story by Padma Venkatraman

Sailing Oceans of Story by Padma Venkatraman | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, there lived a little girl who loved words. She traveled through the pages of books to places she’d never seen, and although none of the heroes or heroines she met looked anything like her, and even though many of those heroes or heroines were narrow-minded enough she probably wouldn’t have wanted…
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#MHYALit: This Book Will Save Your Life, a guest post by author Kathleen Glasgow — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit: This Book Will Save Your Life, a guest post by author Kathleen Glasgow — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Definitely getting this book! Awesome post!
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11 YA Thrillers That Would Make Lois Duncan Proud

11 YA Thrillers That Would Make Lois Duncan Proud | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The queen of the teen thriller died on June 15, and the YA world will never be the same. In remembrance of Lois Duncan, we share recent YA thrillers that share the same suspense, plot twists, and unforgettable characters that Duncan is celebrated for.
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11 YA Mysteries
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