Articles about young adult fiction


Ten Early Readers and Transitional Chapter Books Not to Be Overlooked by Alyson Beecher and Michele Knott

Last updated: 08/15/2018

As the start of the school year quickly approaches, I have been finding ways to book talk as many books as I can to teachers. Recently, I shared picture books, early readers and ch

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Why I Use Harry Potter To Teach A College Course On Child Development

Last updated: 08/14/2018

As the course evolved over the years, I found another benefit of using J.K. Rowling’s famous books: The story of Harry Potter, who lost both his parents to traumatic deaths at an

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10 of the Best Young Adult Books of August 2018

Last updated: 08/13/2018

The best Young Adult books of August include exciting debuts, long-awaited sophomore efforts and the first titles in awesome series. Three anthologies also garnered spots on our l

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Finding Inspiration in Music with Lisa Brown Roberts

Last updated: 08/12/2018

Like many authors, I create playlists for my novels. I choose music based on lyrics, or melody, or the mood the song evokes that somehow connects to the characters, plot, or settin

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10 of the Best Young Adult Books of August 2018

Last updated: 08/12/2018

The best Young Adult books of August include exciting debuts, long-awaited sophomore efforts and the first titles in awesome series. Three anthologies also garnered spots on our l

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Lit Summer: Add These 9 Must-Read Books To Your Reading List Immediately - Essence

Last updated: 08/12/2018

Lit Summer: Add These 9 Must-Read Books To Your Reading List Immediately Michelle Darrisaw Aug, 09, 2018 If ever there were a perfect excuse to relax with a good book , it’s toda

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10 Books That Celebrate Reading

Last updated: 08/11/2018

We love picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels. We love board books, interactive books, and big books. We love reading books in all shapes and sizes. If you do, too, use

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50 Must-Read Fairytale Retellings For Middle Grade and Picture Book Readers

Last updated: 08/11/2018

Do you remember your first fairytale books? Mine were a trilogy of hardback picture books, one red, one blue, and one green, each with a golden faux lock and key on them. The red b

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8 Middle-Grade Books Every Adult Should Consider Reading in Secret

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Few adults will proudly or openly admit to reading YA fiction or middle-grade books. Even being seen to be looking through the shelves of the MG section of a bookstore is slightly

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56 Pinterest-ing Passive Programming Ideas for Libraries Serving Teens

Last updated: 08/06/2018

Are you a YA librarian looking for some inexpensive and self-directed but engaging activities for your teen patrons or students? Look no further! Teen librarian Dawn Abron and YAL

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