Tag Archives: YA

Mental Illness Booklist for Teens

I’ve really appreciated all the discussion on here and elsewhere about mental illness, especially as it pertains to kids and teens, this month. Thank you! Next week I’ll put up a list of resources and I’ll post the winner of … Continue reading

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Orphans Want Homes: Some Books About Longing

I just finished reading Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson. I have to say, I liked the ending a lot more than the ending of Hattie Big Sky. In fact, I was sitting in a coffee shop when I finished reading Hattie … Continue reading

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2012 YA LGBT Lit Statistics

I just found this wonderful post from Malinda Lo, the author of the wonderful novel Ash. She has statistically broken down all of the YA lit being published for 2012 into it’s gay content. Head over and take a look. (Yay pie charts!)

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Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2012

I’ve posted several times about how graphic novels can help teens bridge literacy gaps. I’ve also spoken several times on this topic. So anyway, came across the Booklist 2012 top ten GNs for kids, and wanted to pass it along. I … Continue reading

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A Reliable Wife, Reprise

So, I had a chance to read A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick over the holidays. It was funny: I knew I had put it on my list of books to read for a compelling reason. I just for the life of … Continue reading

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