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Sabaa Tahir's Printz Win: Disneyland and an Emotional Support Cat

Sabaa Tahir, author of the YA novel 'All My Rage,' knows for sure that her fateful Zoom call from the Printz committee came on Tuesday, January 24, because the following day she went to Disneyland with her family; the novel, which tells the story of a working-class Pakistani American family in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More YA Books That Take Place in a Single Day

If you're looking to inhale a YA novel — or just read large chunks of it — these YA books that take place in a single day are perfect. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-23 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Sabaa Tahir Wins 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Sabaa Tahir received this year's Young People's Literature prize for her YA novel 'All My Rage'; during her tearful acceptance speech, Tahir noted, "I am the first Muslim and Pakistani American woman to win this award.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction

The 2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Khadija Abdalla Bajaber for her debut YA novel The House of Rust. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-10 19:36:19 UTC ]
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M.T. Anderson’s Feed Remains Frustratingly Prescient

Twenty years after publication, the YA novel is the century’s most relevant dystopia—and that’s not even the most interesting thing about it. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2022-08-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘More zeros than I’ve seen in my life’: the author who got a six-figure deal via ‘BookTok’

After she was dropped by her agent, Alex Aster turned to a books-obsessed corner of TikTok to gauge interest in her YA novel … and now Lightlark is one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the yearHaving finally published her first novel, Alex Aster was feeling disheartened. The book had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-16 13:32:30 UTC ]
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Review: This tender, original queer YA novel will likely be banned. That's not why you should read it

Lio Min's 'Beating Heart Baby' follows two boys who meet online and ultimately grapples with the joys and perils of making public art. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-25 13:00:45 UTC ]
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11 Books by Filipino American Authors You Should Be Reading

The first time I read a book about a person who even minorly resembled me, I was 19 and teaching at a creative writing summer camp. My coworker Sophie Lee’s YA novel What Things Mean tells the story of a young Filipina girl named Olive who uses reading to cope with feelings of loneliness and... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-06 11:00:00 UTC ]
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What It’s Like to Have Your Book Banned by the School Board

An author whose YA novel is getting banned across the country responds to the outrage. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2021-12-13 20:06:19 UTC ]
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Atom nets Wilson's 'gripping and prescient' YA debut

Little, Brown imprint Atom has netted the debut YA novel from crime writer and Guardian critic Laura Wilson, writing under the name Jamie Costello. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 11:37:41 UTC ]
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PRH Children's signs Wilson's 'heart-breaking' YA novel about teen pregnancy

Penguin Random House Children’s has scooped Baby Love, Jacqueline Wilson's "moving" YA novel about teen pregnancy, family trouble and unlikely friendships. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-18 08:07:12 UTC ]
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Clock Tower scoops YA novel from Jerams and Wyatt

Sweet Cherry imprint Clock Tower Publishing has scooped singer Becky Jerams’ YA novel, written with Bafta-winning songwriter Ellie Wyatt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-23 09:24:39 UTC ]
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Tanya Byrne | 'It gives the reader hope that things will be OK'

Six years after the release of For Holly, and after a period where she swore she would never write again, Tanya Byrne is publishing a new YA novel about love, death and what makes life worth living. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 08:35:56 UTC ]
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The YA novel about the Donner Party you never knew you wanted

Allan Wolf talks about why he wrote 'The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep,' a finalist for the Times Book Prize, and ponders the best way to eat people. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 14:00:07 UTC ]
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Melvin Burgess | 'Like a lot of white folks, I’ve been wary of writing Black characters'

Melvin Burgess’ Three Bullets, which interrogates themes of brainwashing and the far-right, will be released this summer alongside a 25th-anniversary edition of the author’s pioneering YA novel Junk.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 21:15:24 UTC ]
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Sevastien Volkov wins Impress Prize for new writers

Sevastian Volkov has won this year’s Impress Prize for New Writers, for his YA novel Orris and the Shadow Maiden. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 11:33:47 UTC ]
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PRH Children's scoops 'explosive' YA debut from Alvarez

Penguin Random House Children’s Books has scooped Lies Like Wildfire, the “compulsive and explosive” debut YA novel from Jennifer Lynn Alvarez. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 03:46:12 UTC ]
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College Admissions Fiction and the Asian American Teen Imaginary

“GUYS ARE LIKE school admissions,” Claire Wang’s mom tells Claire in Parachutes, a new YA novel by Kelly Yang. “Get in first. Then worry if you like them back.” The analogy is cheeky yet revealing: colleges and boyfriends function on a model of scarcity, and thus attainment is far more important... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-12-26 16:00:45 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 23, 2020

HarperCollins buys a YA novel composed of interlinked stories by some of the biggest names in the genre, Terry McMillan sells a novel to Ballantine, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Callender's transgender coming-of-age tale

Faber has triumphed in a four-way auction for Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender's "voice-driven" YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:59:47 UTC ]
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