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“Walter often wrote books about the most difficult time in his own life—his teenage years—for the reader he once was; these were the books that he wished were available when he was that age. Throughout his life, Walter worked to … Continue reading

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Living in a book . . .

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So when I attended ALA Annual last year in Chicago, I had recently finished reading Divergent. I was looking forward to hearing Veronica Roth speak, and futuristic dystopian Chicago kept appearing in my mind as I explored the city. It … Continue reading

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so many books to read, so little time. I LOVE fairy tale retellings! An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings | Blog | Epic Reads

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What would an Erudite read? or someone from Candor? booklists for every faction

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divergentofficial: lawrencepubliclibrary: So, you loved Divergent and read tons of other post-apocalyptic and/or dystopian YA and now you are looking for something different? How about picking a book based on your favorite faction from the Divergent series? We’ve selected books we think … Continue reading

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Since I’ve read Shannon Hale’s Dangerous, headlines like this make me think of Maisie Danger Brown!! A Big Asteroid Just Flew By, And Guess What? More Are Coming : The Two-Way : NPR

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  … but then I turn in the other direction and there’s the Seine. And there’s Paris. Postcard Paris! Paris from French Kiss and from Midnight in Paris and from Charade and every other Paris film I’ve ever seen. I … Continue reading

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The Paris Effect

After getting noticed/stared at in Paris, Lulu/Allyson thinks:“As this lightness buoys me, I wonder if maybe she was right. Maybe it’s not about looking hot for guys, but about feeling like a place acknowledged you, winked at you, accepted you. … Continue reading

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I think you’re the sort of person who finds money on the ground and waves it in the air and asks if anyone has lost it. I think you cry in movies that aren’t even sad because you have a … Continue reading

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tubooks: 2014 American Indian Youth Literature Awards announced Congratulations to author Joseph Bruchac for winning the Best Young Adult Novel category with Killer of Enemies! We’re so proud. Congratulations also to Tim Tingle, winner of Best Middle School Novel, and … Continue reading

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fishingboatproceeds: Congratulations to the 2014 Printz Award winners!!!!! (For those who don’t know, the Printz Award is like the Oscars of YA literature.) Whenever anyone tells you that YA books lack quality or diversity, read some Printz winners. They show … Continue reading

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