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Rich in Color | Mini-review: America

Rich in Color | Mini-review: America | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Graphic Novel
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Read an exclusive excerpt of Mindy McGinnis' upcoming book 'Given to the Sea'

Read an exclusive excerpt of Mindy McGinnis' upcoming book 'Given to the Sea' | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Exclusive excerpt of new Mindy McGinnis novel 'Given to the Sea,' which explores love, fate and loyalty, set in a fantasy world ruled by the sea.
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Can't wait to read Mindy McGinnis' latest book!
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Rich in Color | New Release

Rich in Color | New Release | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Books to Read (and Snacks to Eat) if You Love The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Books to Read (and Snacks to Eat) if You Love The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Loved Becky Albertalli's The Upside of Unrequited Love? Read these. And eat these snacks, too.
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Great new book by Becky Albertalli!
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A Trans* and Gender Nonconforming Reading List for All Ages

A Trans* and Gender Nonconforming Reading List for All Ages | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
News about the transgender community—including banned books, bathroom laws, hockey, wrestlers, models, parades, Jackie and Juliet Evancho, and, most tragically, a horrifying murder caught on cellphone video—have all made recent headlines. Books can be helpful, entertaining, illuminating portals into
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Great Trans * Gender Fluid Titles from Booklist
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A Crown of Wishes: Roshani Chokshi on the Inspiration to Finish a Novel | The Book Smugglers

A Crown of Wishes: Roshani Chokshi on the Inspiration to Finish a Novel | The Book Smugglers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A Crown of Wishes: Roshani Chokshi talks about the inspiration to finish her new novel
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2016 Debut author & her inspiration
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Rich in Color | Four Books to Close Out March

Rich in Color | Four Books to Close Out March | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Rich in Color 2017 March books
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Twelve Circus Novels for the End of Ringling Bros.

Twelve Circus Novels for the End of Ringling Bros. | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
After 146 years of wowing audiences with rare animals and aerial stunts, “The Greatest Show on Earth” will hold its final performances this May. Ringing Bros. and Barnum & Bailey retired their elephants in May 2016 when they lost a legal battle against activists, which led to a decrease in ticke
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Guest Speaker: Squad Goals, by Jason Reynolds | Booklist Online

Guest Speaker: Squad Goals, by Jason  Reynolds | Booklist Online | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Booklist Online Book Review: Guest Speaker: Squad Goals.Reynolds, Jason (author).FEATURE.First published January 1, 2017 (Booklist).Books For Youth - Fiction
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Being a Teenager is Surreal: An Interview with A. S. King

Being a Teenager is Surreal: An Interview with A. S. King | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Assigning books in the youth department at Booklist can sometimes prove to be a tense process, since we’re all passionate readers and love some of the same authors. But the atmosphere is never stormier than when a new A. S. King novel arrives. When Still Life with Tornado appeared on the mail cart,
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Book Talk & ARC Giveaway: DONE DIRT CHEAP by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Book Talk & ARC Giveaway: DONE DIRT CHEAP by Sarah Nicole Lemon | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
My book talks are coming at you from a librarian, not a reviewer. You won't find me talking about style or craft, why I think this could'v
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The Girl In Between by Sarah Carroll « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

The Girl In Between by Sarah Carroll « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Debut author with a June 2017 book about homelessness, magical realism- one I want to read!
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Rebel of the Sands

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Rebel of the Sands | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Wow, another awesome series by a debut author to share with my #yearofya chat Wednesday 3/29 @8PM EST- read this book & join us.! I loved Amani's voice
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Awesome 1st in a  series by debut author 2016
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bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Geekerella

bjneary (Oreland, PA)’s review of Geekerella | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Thank you to NetGalley and Quirk Books for the ARC, Geekerella by Ashley Poston. This modern-day Cinderella fairy tale uses fandom, cosplay, nerdy fans
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Fantastic modern day retelling, very swoon-worthy!
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Rich in Color | 3 Quick Comic Book Reads

Rich in Color | 3 Quick Comic Book Reads | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Can A Place in the Heart Find a Place on the Shelves? by Joanne O’Sullivan

Can A Place in the Heart Find a Place on the Shelves? by Joanne O’Sullivan | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Like every aspiring fiction writer, I spent a lot of time reading advice articles as I sought to break into the field. I compulsively read the Publishers Weekly rights report to find out what was selling. I absorbed and extrapolated from articles on trends in children’s lit. “Go to a bookstore and see what they…
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Debut author due out April, compelling
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EVERYTHING COUNTS by SHELLEY JOHANNES

EVERYTHING COUNTS by SHELLEY JOHANNES | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
  ABOUT THE BOOK: Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker is the first book in an illustrated chapter book series about a third grader who does her best thinking upside down. It publishes from Disney-Hyperion on Septempter 19th, and is currently available for pre-order.    SHELLEY JOHANNES is an author/illustrator who spent ten years in architecture—where…
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Love this cover, 2017 book due out September
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Reflections From My Reading Life by Lainie Levin

Reflections From My Reading Life by Lainie Levin | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
My reading teachers probably hated me.   It’s not that I was a struggling reader. Quite the opposite, in fact. I intuitively learned to read at age two and never looked back.   My reading life as an elementary school student, however, reveals a history of reading the wrong thing at the wrong time, or…
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Best New Books: Week of March 27, 2017

Best New Books: Week of March 27, 2017 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!Adult Fiction Conviction, by Julia Dahl My Darling Detective, by Howard Norman The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley
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Guest Speaker: On Being “Too Serious”, by A. S. King | Booklist Online

Guest Speaker: On Being “Too Serious”, by A. S.  King | Booklist Online | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Booklist Online Book Review: Guest Speaker: On Being “Too Serious”.King, A. S. (author).FEATURE.First published March 1, 2017 (Booklist).Books For Youth - Fiction
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THE HATE U GIVE: A Powerful Debut Teen Novel

THE HATE U GIVE: A Powerful Debut Teen Novel | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Cindy: I doubt that there are many people who haven't heard about Angie Thomas's powerful debut novel, The Hate U Give (2017), which is collecting rave reviews and even has a movie adaptation in the works. Booklist intern Amanda Shepard—who just happens to be a past student and teen book club member
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YA Resists

YA Resists | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Last night twelve YA authors gathered at Skylight Books to do a reading from books for young people that highlight resistance, protest and activism. It was a very moving and powerful evening and I was thrilled to put the event together with author Diana Wagman.  It was cosponsored by PEN USA. We compiled a list…
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YA books on resistance, protests, activism
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Diversity in YA literature Poster

Diversity in YA literature Poster | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Excellent books that feature diversity from various genres that feature different diversity in today's society.  Here is the link t
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Great poster from Naomi Bates sharing YA diverse titles!!!
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