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Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN

Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Intern Stephanie McKinley's first blog digs deep to figure out why classics like 1984 take her so much longer to read than contemporary YA like Divergent. Third person, past tense is different.

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, December 20, 2012 9:55 PM

Changing face of YA fiction...? 

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Fiction, non fiction and websites for young adults
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A Very Good Creative Book Maker for Young Learners

A Very Good Creative Book Maker for Young Learners | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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'In Real Life,' by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang - New York Times

'In Real Life,' by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang - New York Times | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
A teenager joins an all-female online group and is given a troubling assignment with real-world repercussions.
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Why I Collect Shopping Lists: AJ Betts at TEDxYouth@Hale - YouTube

Why I Collect Shopping Lists: AJ Betts at TEDxYouth@Hale - YouTube | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...
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See New Footage From 'The Giver'

See New Footage From 'The Giver' | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
The first trailer for "The Giver" left some questioning how faithful the movie will be to certain aspects of Lois Lowry's beloved 1993 novel. Fans especially raised eyebrows at the movie not being in black and white, seeing as the concept o...

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Beth Walker Mustar's curator insight, April 15, 2014 3:54 PM

Author Lois Lowry included in this trailer!

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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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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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Beth Walker Mustar's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:44 PM

Book written by Rick Riordan

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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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Getting Tweens To Think (and Act) Globally | Nonfiction Notions

Getting Tweens To Think (and Act) Globally | Nonfiction Notions | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
When I set out to write the final part of my series of essays on inspiring kids to build a better world through nonfiction, I found myself facing a challenge. I wanted to showcase books that would

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The importance of non-fiction
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NaNoWriMo Ultimate Resource Guide

NaNoWriMo Ultimate Resource Guide | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Check out our ultimate NaNoWriMo resource guide! Find docs to help you plan, calendars to keep you on track, and much more!
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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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Youth to Youth

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Youth to Youth, a website for students with LD by students with LD

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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, 2014 9:53 PM

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

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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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Heather Stapleton's curator insight, January 16, 2014 9:21 PM

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

Sunflower Foundation's curator insight, January 18, 2014 12:41 AM

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

Vimeo is the home for high-quality videos and the people who love them.

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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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