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a review of The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly

a review of The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly | YA Books | Scoop.it
Oh boy, this was such a tough, but amazingly awesome read! One of the honor books for The Morris Award, I am reading this as part of The 2016 Hub Challen...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 3, 2016 10:17 AM

Finalist for Morris Award, part of 2016 Hub Reading Challenge.

 

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a review of Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between

a review of Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between | YA Books | Scoop.it
I have always enjoyed Jennifer E. Smith books; she has a great way with getting guys and girls together and weaving heartfelt romances in many ways. Clar...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 6, 2016 7:39 PM

What a great romance, highly recommended!

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Books To Read For Black History Month

It is so difficult to choose only ten books for Black History Month; my list should be immediately expanded to include any book by any of the authors I cite.

Of the many skills we learn in school...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 8, 2016 5:23 PM

Author CHristopher Paul Curtis chooses ten books and says " I tell students all the time that a book can be read on many different levels. It can of course be enjoyed as a story, but it also can be deconstructed as a writing lesson. This is so cool! A reader can get a lesson on writing from any of the authors on this list." 

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Quiz: Which ‘Percy Jackson’ creature are you?

Quiz: Which ‘Percy Jackson’ creature are you? | YA Books | Scoop.it
Celebrate Percy Jackson’s birthday by taking our quiz. Are you a hero, a monster, or more of a neutral party?

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Cinderella Retellings

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With a new movie of Cinderella coming out, it's a great time to round up some book adaptations.   Ash by Malinda Lo (2010 Morris finalist and 2014 Popular Paperbacks for YA Top Ten) Ash lost both her mother and her father. Now she's stuck in a world with an evil step mother and two wicked…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, March 13, 2015 2:09 PM

Cinderella retellings!!!

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Young adult fiction is loved because it speaks to us all – unlike adult stories

Young adult fiction is loved because it speaks to us all – unlike adult stories | YA Books | Scoop.it
Damien Walter: Young adult fiction’s sci-fi metaphors are the best guide we have to the bleak and broken realities of adult life

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2013 Teens’ Top 10 Nominees

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Voting continues throughout September for the 2013 Teens’ Top 10 list!

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.


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BJ Neary's curator insight, September 13, 2013 8:37 PM

Always a great list of titles, share it with your teens!

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YA Books and More: YA Summer Reads (by genre)

YA Books and More: YA Summer Reads (by genre) | YA Books | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, June 27, 2013 8:53 PM

Thanks for these great summer reading suggestions, Naomi!

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a review of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

a review of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different | YA Books | Scoop.it
Blumenthal has crafted an exciting, can’t put it down biography revealing Steve Jobs as a complicated man compassionate about computers but searing in his dealings with family, friends, and employees.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 4, 2013 7:29 PM

Loved this book and so will my students who enjoy nonfiction!

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Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN

Young Adult Fiction is Not Like the Rest | YARN | YA Books | 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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a review of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

a review of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different | YA Books | Scoop.it
Blumenthal has crafted an exciting, can’t put it down biography revealing Steve Jobs as a complicated man compassionate about computers but searing in his dealings with family, friends, and employees.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, April 4, 2013 7:29 PM

Loved this book and so will my students who enjoy nonfiction!

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DELIRIUM Trilogy by Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver captivated readers with Delirium, the first book in a thrilling dystopian trilogy in which love has been declared a dangerous disease, and the ...

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'Ender's Game' - Cinematical - Moviefone.com

'Ender's Game' - Cinematical - Moviefone.com | YA Books | Scoop.it
Written By: Orson Scott Card, one of the most prolific writers in YA (he's written 61 books!). The winner of the 2008 Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in Young Adult literature, Card's books ...

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Can't wait to see this movie adaptation of one of the best sci fi classics ever!

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Me too. I think they made a good choice in Asa Butterfield.
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Julie Murphy's 'Dumplin' Strikes a Chord

Julie Murphy's 'Dumplin' Strikes a Chord | YA Books | Scoop.it
Quiz time: name a YA novel with an overweight main character. Now, name one whose weight loss doesn't figure into the plot.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 4, 2016 7:03 PM

Loved this book, this review - a must read and I can't wait for the movie!!!

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We Need Diverse Books Announces The 2016 Winners of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature – Young Adult Category

We Need Diverse Books Announces The 2016 Winners of the Walter Dean Myers Award for  Outstanding Children’s Literature – Young Adult Category | YA Books | Scoop.it
January 20, 2016 (New York) – The We Need Diverse Books(TM) Walter Award Judges Committee has confirmed selections for the inaugural Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literat…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 7, 2016 1:55 PM

Congratulations to All American Boys!

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a review of Lair of Dreams

a review of Lair of Dreams | YA Books | Scoop.it
Thank you to NetGalley and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers for the ARC, Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray, second book in The Diviners Series and oh was it awesome and heart-pounding! I could not put it down. Once again the reader is ensconced in the 1920s world where Evie O’Neill has become a hit radio personality as a Diviner. But all is not well in New York as an unknown sleeping sickness is claiming more and more victims. Evie and her Diviner friends are pulled into an increasing storm involving underground railroad tunnels, ghosts, and dreams. What I loved about this book was t...

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BJ Neary's curator insight, July 19, 2015 9:11 PM

This 2nd book in the series is spine tingling and super spooky! I LOVED IT!!!

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Veronica Roth talks 'Insurgent'

Veronica Roth talks 'Insurgent' | YA Books | Scoop.it
Last year's science fiction movie "Divergent" brought in more than $288 million at the box office. The second film in the trilogy, "Insurgent," is about to open.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, March 22, 2015 5:22 PM

Insurgent post and video!  I am seeing it this week!!!

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Top Ten Most Memorable Secondary Characters

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I’ve often found that secondary characters can make or break a book. There are so many fabulous ones to choose from, but my top ten picks are….


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2013 Teens’ Top 10 Nominees

2013 Teens’ Top 10 Nominees | YA Books | Scoop.it

Voting continues throughout September for the 2013 Teens’ Top 10 list!

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.


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BJ Neary's curator insight, September 13, 2013 8:37 PM

Always a great list of titles, share it with your teens!

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Between Two Lockers With Veronica Roth

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Kerensa gets the scoop from author Veronica Roth on the Divergent movie and Allegiant, the third book in her trilogy.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, July 5, 2013 8:20 PM

Interview with Veronica Roth on the movie, Divergent and the 3rd book, Allegiant.

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Three Great Young-Adult Novels That Should Become Films - Comic Book Resources

Three Great Young-Adult Novels That Should Become Films - Comic Book Resources | YA Books | Scoop.it
Comic Book Resources Three Great Young-Adult Novels That Should Become Films Comic Book Resources I first encountered Orson Scott Card's celebrated sci-fi novel as an adult, but many of my peers read it in school, or found it in the library at age...
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Which books could lure a 13-year-old boy from his Xbox?

Which books could lure a 13-year-old boy from his Xbox? | YA Books | Scoop.it

A boy who likes Harry Potter and Xbox clearly enjoys losing himself in 'whole world' fiction. Christopher Paolini or Patrick Ness's fantasy series might draw him in.

 

 


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Theresa's comment, July 9, 2013 7:37 PM
So will Diana Wynne Jones.
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for...

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Publishers Revel in Youthful Cruelty - New York Times

Publishers Revel in Youthful Cruelty - New York Times | YA Books | Scoop.it
Publishers Revel in Youthful Cruelty New York Times Two young-adult authors, Megan Kelley Hall and Carrie Jones, assembled an anthology of personal essays, called “Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories,” (HarperTeen 2011) by prominent writers...

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