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11 YA Authors on the Book That Changed Their Life
It’s a truism by now to say that books change lives. But it’s also an everyday miracle, the knowledge that at any point—but particularly,...
12 New and Upcoming YAs That Are Perfect for Valentine’s Day
Like so many other readers, I’m a sucker for romance. Give it to me with drama and angst or sweetness and banter! Start them off as the best of...
10 Great YA Novels with Transgender/Nonbinary Main Characters
Literature with transgender main characters is undergoing a much-needed evolution. Gone are the days when the only trans lit you could find in YA still had...
50 Crucial Feminist YA Novels
Given the sheer number of feminist YA gems, compiling a list of essentials is undoubtedly a foolhardy task—and yet we simply couldn’t help ourselves!...
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Honoring This Year’s ALA Youth Media Awards, and Remembering Winners of Yesteryear
On Monday the 2017 #ALAYMAs (or American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards, for the uninitiated) were announced. Also affectionately known as...
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10 Amazing #OwnVoices Reads from 2016
Now more than ever, our country—especially our youth—needs diverse voices. And this year, thanks to grassroots efforts by groups like We Need Diverse...
The Best Young Adult Books of 2016
It’s the happiest, hardest day in the bookish calendar, when all the past year’s most glorious reads are winnowed down into a list of the best...
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The Best Young Adult Books of 2016 So Far
Read our full list of the Best YA Books of 2016 here Some of the best young adult books of the year so far I saw coming from months away, like the...
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6 2016 #OwnVoices Reads You Have to Get Your Hands On
Slowly but surely, publishing is heeding the call for diverse reads. Finding #OwnVoices reads can still be difficult, but there are things readers can do....
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22 YAs That Get it Right: LGBTQA Edition
Welcome to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, which is all about YAs that truly nail an element of the teen experience. In honor of Pride Month,...
The Serpent King
Author Jeff Zentner on His Top 10 Southern-Set YA Novels
In Jeff Zentner’s gorgeous southern-set debut, The Serpent King, three best friends and outsiders face an uncertain, post–high school future. Dill...
New Releases: Black Holes, Faerie Courts, and Claiming the Life You Need to Live
The Square Root of Summer, by Harriet Reuter Hapgood After her grandfather’s death Gottie is struck with a grief so vertiginous it takes the form...
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