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Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA star Jarratt jumps to adult novels with Trapeze

Carnegie Medal-nominated YA author Laura Jarratt is swapping children’s books for adults, and has struck a deal with Trapeze. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A futurist, a bestselling YA novel, Tolkien, Denis Johnson and more

Hello readers! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, back after taking a newsletter break for Memorial Day Weekend. THE BIG ESSAY This week, critic at large Adriana E. Ramírez takes a look at “The Hate U Give.” The young adult novel is something of a phenomenon, selling like gangbusters since its... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BISG Implements New Subject Headings for Young Adult Books

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) implemented new BISAC subject headings for young adult titles, providing new opportunities for sales, awards tracking, and understanding the audience for these titles. The post BISG Implements New Subject Headings for Young Adult Books appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: HarperCollins to Release YA Novel in 16 Languages Next May

As part of the marketing campaign for the new young adult novel by Alyson Noël, 'Unrivaled,' HarperCollins will publish the book simultaneously May 10, 2016 in 16 languages. The novel will feature covers that will be coordinated across the different markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz and win with the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Last month the finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults were announced. Now we want to test little bookworms on what they know about New Zealand books for kids and their authors. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week 2015 will center on young adult titles

'These are the books that speak most immediately to young people, dealing with many of the difficult issues that arise in their own lives, or in the lives of their friends,' Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week national committee, said of challenged YA books. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year. The post Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded?

The book term 'young adult' is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative? The post Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should Adults Be Reading YA Novels? The Debate Continues!

At Slate, Ruth Graham argued that adult readers should be embarrassed they are reading YA novels, generating a firestorm of protest elsewhere online. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens

New middle-grade and YA publisher In This Together Media aims to offer stories with more diverse and realistic representations of kids, especially girls.In the new novel Aspen by Rebekah Crane, the teenage title character is an awkward, artsy kid who gets into a car accident that kills the most... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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