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ReadPlus Reviews YALSA Teens' Top Ten 2012

ReadPlus Reviews YALSA Teens' Top Ten 2012 | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

Always a valuable place for reliable opinion, the ReadPlus blog has reviewed 8 of the YALSA Teens' Top Ten. The full list is:

Roth, Veronica. Divergent.
Green, John. The Fault in Our Stars.
Lu, Marie. Legend
Riggs, Ransom. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
Dessen, Sarah. What Happened to Goodbye.
Revis, Beth. Across the Universe.
Meyer, Marissa. Cinder.
Stiefvater, Maggie. The Scorpio Races.
Forman, Gayle. Where She Went.
Cabot, Meg. Abandon.


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The Giver - Official Trailer - The Weinstein Company - YouTube

Coming to theaters August 15, 2014! The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and c...
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Author Philip Pullman Explains Why He's Spent The Past Few Months Tweeting About A Housefly

Author Philip Pullman Explains Why He's Spent The Past Few Months Tweeting About A Housefly | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

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Dan Solomon:  "Fans who have spent the better part of a decade waiting for the follow-up to the author's His Dark Materials trilogy can bide their time with the chronicles of Jeffrey the fly. Pullman discusses his unexpected creation" ...

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Guest post by Australian author, Michael Pryor, about his upcoming new book, 'Machine Wars'.

Guest post by Australian author, Michael Pryor, about his upcoming new book, 'Machine Wars'. | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
        I’m excited to be able to tell you all about my new book, to be released by Random House Australia in April 2014. It’s called Machine Wars, and it’s unrelated to any of my other series. Mac...

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The Fault In Our Stars | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX - YouTube

Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that swe...

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Teachers: Don’t Miss These 2013 Graphic Novels | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Teachers: Don’t Miss These 2013 Graphic Novels | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
One of our missions here at CBLDF is promoting the use of comics and graphic novels in schools -- hence our publications Raising a Reader and CBLDF Present...

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Mr. W's Updates :: mrwreads.blogspot.com: Wonder

Mr. W's Updates :: mrwreads.blogspot.com: Wonder | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Official Movie Trailer

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (known as Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief in the UK and Australia) is a fantasy-adventure film directe...

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Book written by Rick Riordan

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overbooked.com: a resource for readers

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Spellbound: why witchcraft is enchanting a new generation of teenage girls - The Guardian

Spellbound: why witchcraft is enchanting a new generation of teenage girls - The Guardian | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

When Ryan Murphy, the creator of  American Horror Story, announced that the third season of the American TV series would focus on witches, he was riding the crest of a wave. Not since the 1990s – the era of Buffy's geek goddess, Willow Rosenberg, and a scowling Fairuza Balk in The Craft – have witches been so much in demand.


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The Book Thief - Official Trailer (2013) [HD] Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson

Subscribe to FilmTrailerZone: http://ow.ly/adpvg Like us on Facebook: http://ow.ly/ay0ve Follow us on Twitter: http://ow.ly/ay0gU The Book Thief - Official T...

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Mr. MADNESS: The Power of Emotion in Digital Storytelling

Mr. MADNESS: The Power of Emotion in Digital Storytelling | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

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Andrea Rossi's curator insight, October 11, 2013 1:36 AM

"Good content comes from strategy.  Great stories... from passion."

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7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books

7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
In a world of omnipresent screens, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of curling up with a good book. In fact, a recent HuffPost/YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults found that 28 percent hadn't read one at all in the past year.
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The Book Thief - Official Trailer (2013) [HD] Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson

Subscribe to FilmTrailerZone: http://ow.ly/adpvg Like us on Facebook: http://ow.ly/ay0ve Follow us on Twitter: http://ow.ly/ay0gU The Book Thief - Official T...

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The Digital Comic Museum

The Digital Comic Museum | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

From site: "Welcome to DCM! Our mission with this site is providing as close to a free resource as possible where users can easily download public domain golden age comics without the need to ask or worry about searching the net for them. "



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Jean Anning's curator insight, February 23, 6:53 PM

Great resource for visual literacy, texts in context. Via @emmajanereading #AusTL #TLChat#ozengchat

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Classical Comics

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Classical Comics - Bringing classics to life
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BestBooks2013

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Reader reviews roundup -- The Guardian

Reader reviews roundup -- The Guardian | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
There's nothing deadly about this week's roundup: move over dystopian fiction, fantasy is making a comeback!

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Enjoy A Book: Remedies for Reluctant Readers

Enjoy A Book: Remedies for Reluctant Readers | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

"A book review blog with a literacy lean. Contemporary young adult, middle-grade, nonfiction, literary fiction--there's something here for everyone!"


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Great posts on promoting reading, literacy, book reviews, readers advisory and more!

Sunflower Foundation's curator insight, January 17, 9:41 PM

I love reading yet I have grandchildren who don't enjoy it. And I know there are children and adults everywhere like that. So this blog might be of help. Also those wishing to improve their English and looking for books that will reward their effort.

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Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves by Matthew Reilly

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Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories

Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
In author Matt de la Peña's Mexican-American family, men who read books were seen as "soft."
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Home - The Tutt Library Guide to Finding Books You Can Love - LibGuides at Colorado College

Home - The Tutt Library Guide to Finding Books You Can Love - LibGuides at Colorado College | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
An overview of the readers' advisory resources available to help you find the next thing you want to read. Think block breaks, summer reading, or even something to take your mind off that looming deadline.
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YA Historical Fiction for Downton Abbey Fans

YA Historical Fiction for Downton Abbey Fans | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Although the U.S. premiere of Downton Abbey Season 4 isn’t until January 5, 2014, period drama fans can enjoy some YA historical fiction to tide you over in the mean time.

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BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 1:01 PM

I love Downton Abbey! Checkout what YA historical fiction titles we have in our collection at http://lcssmedia.liberty.k12.ga.us/common/servlet/presenthomeform.do?l2m=Home&tm=Home&l2m=Home

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James Dashner jumps into a new reality - Salt Lake Tribune

James Dashner jumps into a new reality - Salt Lake Tribune | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

The best-selling YA author talks about “The Eye of Minds” and the forthcoming “Maze Runner” film.


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8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers

8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

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Hugh Hart:  "Jeff Vandermeer's Wonderbook: The Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction is jammed with storytelling wisdom from some of world's top fantasy writers. Here's some of it."

Anne-Claire Goyet's curator insight, October 19, 2013 2:38 AM

Comment faire de ses histoires des récits mémorables.

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Rick Riordan Reads First Chapter of The Mark of Athena

Rick Riordan reading the first chapter of The Mark of Athena, the third book in the Heroes of Olympus series.

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