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Nominate an educator for the $20,000 Best in Education Prize! (sorry Canada - U.S.only) @Best_Schools

Nominate an educator for the $20,000 Best in Education Prize! (sorry Canada - U.S.only) @Best_Schools | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
Every year, we will award a $10,000 prize to one outstanding teacher or school administrator, and a $10,000 grant to his or her school or district (this year the prize is going to an administrator). Winners of the Escalante-Gradillas prize exemplify the commitment to learning, discipline, character-building, and high expectations that characterized Garfield High School when Jaime Escalante taught there and Henry Gradillas was its principal. Do you know an outstanding school superintendent, princ

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Great to hear about awards recognizing educators. #education #awards #Schools 

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Graphic novels and ‘reluctant readers’ | Kill Your Darlings

Graphic novels and ‘reluctant readers’ | Kill Your Darlings | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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Sophie Cunningham and Joseph Gelfer Discuss Australian Literature

Sophie Cunningham is a highly respected writer. Her books include the novels Geography and Bird, as well as the non-fiction Melbourne. Sophie also serves as ...
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ALIA Sydney: Blog Every Day in June Day 7: YA Literature and the ...

ALIA Sydney: Blog Every Day in June Day 7: YA Literature and the ... | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
It's called research. So now that we've established that I am somewhat qualified to talk to you about YA lit, let me get a few basics out of the way for you. YA Lit isn't so much a genre as it is an age designation.
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The Adult Lessons of YA Fiction - The Atlantic

The Adult Lessons of YA Fiction - The Atlantic | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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The Adult Lessons of YA Fiction
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The other is that YA is varied and multifaceted, and if only skeptics did more research, they'd find many great books.
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Like The Hunger Games? Six other must-read Young Adult authors - Telegraph.co.uk

Like The Hunger Games? Six other must-read Young Adult authors - Telegraph.co.uk | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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Like The Hunger Games? Six other must-read Young Adult authors Telegraph.co.uk The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins started as a series of young adult adventure novels and is now a multimedia franchise worth millions – the...
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Famous Favorites: Read The Books That Spurred Your Idols To Greatness - Huffington Post (blog)

Famous Favorites: Read The Books That Spurred Your Idols To Greatness - Huffington Post (blog) | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
Famous Favorites: Read The Books That Spurred Your Idols To Greatness
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When the New York Times asked J.K.
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Magabala Books and the importance of Indigenous YA literature | Kill Your Darlings

Magabala Books and the importance of Indigenous YA literature | Kill Your Darlings | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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We Read To Know We Are Not Alone: Examining the Lack of LGBTQI Characters in Australian Youth Literature | Kill Your Darlings

We Read To Know We Are Not Alone: Examining the Lack of LGBTQI Characters in Australian Youth Literature | Kill Your Darlings | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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Perth Writers Festival : Tapping into the Zeitgeist

This is a group of writers in discussion at the Perth Writers Festival, all of whom have tapped into the vast readership of Young Adult fiction. They are Aus...
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The Dudes Who Read Young-Adult Fiction - New York Magazine

The Dudes Who Read Young-Adult Fiction - New York Magazine | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
New York Magazine The Dudes Who Read Young-Adult Fiction New York Magazine Adults — as in, people age 18 or older — now account for nearly 80 percent of sales of young adult titles, and men do indeed purchase fewer YA books than women, according to...
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Children's Book Blog: Ask the author – Alyssa Brugman on Alex As Well - The Independent (blog)

Children's Book Blog: Ask the author – Alyssa Brugman on Alex As Well - The Independent (blog) | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
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Children's Book Blog: Ask the author – Alyssa Brugman on Alex As Well
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But emotional development and sexual maturity generally is a mainstay for young adult fiction.
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Young Adult Novels Are Not for Old Adults - Valley News

Young Adult Novels Are Not for Old Adults - Valley News | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
Young Adult Novels Are Not for Old Adults
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There are endless lists of YA novels that adults should read, an “I read YA” campaign for grown-up YA fans, and confessional posts by adult YA addicts.
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'Losing yourself' in a fictional character can affect your real life

'Losing yourself' in a fictional character can affect your real life | Young Adult Fiction | Scoop.it
When you 'lose yourself' inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.
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