Best-Ever Teen Novels? Vote For Your Favorites
NPR has announced the final nominations for their list of the 100 Favorite 100 YA Books. Listeners can vote on NPR’s website.
Life of Pi Movie Coming in December
The trailer for the movie The Life of Pi by Yann Martel has been released. The book popular with teens tells the story of Pi Patel, who having spent an idyllic childhood in Pondicherry, India, as the son of a zookeeper, sets off with his family at the age of sixteen to start anew in Canada.But his life takes a marvelous turn when their ship sinks in the Pacific, leaving him adrift on a raft with a 450-pound Bengal tiger for company.
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Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award
The Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award (AEWA) is an award given to young adult books by the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN). This year’s winner is Shine by Lauren Myracle.
When her best friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover the culprits in her small North Carolina town.
What to Read After The Hunger Games
Reading The Hunger Games? Find your next book with this flowchart from Lawrence Public Library in Kansas.
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With the recent emphasis on informational texts in the classroom, we have added a board of the Best Nonfiction Books to help you locate the right books for your classroom.
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