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Alienation and Loss through the End of the World

I recently read three novels that really drove home the importance of using a somewhat bizarre premise to get to the Truth.  Vivian Apple at the End of the World… 321 more words


In addition...

…I went with my literature class to see Gayle Forman, A.S. King, and Libba Bray at Children’s Book World on Thursday. Libba Bray was an add-on, so I didn’t read a book in preparation for her (though I do have a copy of Going Bovine which will I will be reading asap). 27 more words

A.S. King at Ridley High School!

The Ridley High School Library partnered with Children’s Book World in Haverford, PA, to host a visit with award-winning author A.S. King on March 26, 2015! 71 more words

It's Monday! What are you reading? #yalitclass

My two personal picks this week focused on social issues of the teenager reader. Anger, Sex, Love, Family, Violence and all of thee above. Whatever teenage issue you could think, these two books were packed with it. 575 more words

Top Ten Tuesday-Favorite Leading Ladies 2/24/15

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is all about the leading ladies. Hermione, Jacky Faber, and Cammie Morgan will always be at the top of my favorites list, but I have also discovered many new amazing leading ladies. 203 more words

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Friday Five: YA authors you should have on your classroom bookshelf

Here’s a list of 5 authors you should definitely have on your classroom bookshelf if you teach teenagers.  You would also probably enjoy the stories as an adult, too.   97 more words

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Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

When Astrid Jones and her family moved from New York City to Unity Valley, PA, none of them quite realized how drastically their lives would change.  275 more words

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