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Novels in Verse, Literary Street Lit, and High-Interest Nonfiction | What’s Hot in YA

Novels in Verse, Literary Street Lit, and High-Interest Nonfiction | What’s Hot in YA | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Kekla Magoon’s How It Went Down about a black teen who is shot by a white man, is especially timely with recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and just the right title for young adults grappling with streaming headlines. And, a new book from the queen of verse novels, Ellen Hopkins, will entice fans of the format. The following fiction and nonfiction titles for teens will be perfect for late-summer reading and back-to-school shelf-browsing.
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How Young Adult Literature Fits the Common Core Standards

Renown Blogger and young adult literature reviewer Paul Hankins describes the power of young adult literature.
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18 Great Books You Probably Haven't Read

In which John shares 18 of his favorite books that aren't wildly popular bestsellers. CLICK SHOW MORE TO GET THE BOOKS: 1. This Bloody Mary is the Last Thing...
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Reading Can Change Your Brain!

Scientists measured the short term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? T...
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Sister, Sister: Sibling Drama in Young Adult Literature

Sister, Sister: Sibling Drama in Young Adult Literature | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Delving into everything from rivalries and heartbreaks to cold shoulders and warm embraces, three recent young adult novels each explore a facet of that bond among young women coming of age simultaneously, bound by blood, and, often, friendship.
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Marvel book of covers is a treasure - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Marvel book of covers is a treasure - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Marvel book of covers is a treasure The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com "Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art" ($50, DK Publishing) is an oversize hardbound book that is exactly what it says it is: a collection of the coolest Marvel Comics covers...
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All the Things I Didn't Get When I Read The Giver as a Kid - Slate Magazine (blog)

All the Things I Didn't Get When I Read The Giver as a Kid - Slate Magazine (blog) | YA Lit | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) All the Things I Didn't Get When I Read The Giver as a Kid Slate Magazine (blog) As I picked it up again, I was thinking of Ruth Graham's recent admonishment of adult readers of young adult literature, which was published in...
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Malala Yousafzai: By the Book - New York Times

Malala Yousafzai: By the Book - New York Times | YA Lit | Scoop.it
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Malala Yousafzai: By the Book
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It's a short book, but it is filled with so much. It really reflects the situation of 1930s America.
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I'm going to see her at the local community college!

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Race and Ethnicity in Young Adult Literature Podcast

Podcast that talks about race and ethnicity in young adult literature. No copy right infringement intended.
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Book News: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Memoir To Be Published - NPR (blog)

Book News: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Memoir To Be Published - NPR (blog) | YA Lit | Scoop.it
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Book News: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Memoir To Be Published
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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
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Young Adult Literature Booktalk:Surrender, by Sonya Hartnett

This is a digital booktalk about Surrender, by Sonya Hartnett.
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