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Historical Fiction For Teens

Author : Melissa Rabey
ISBN : 1591588138
Genre : Education
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Offers readers' advisory information for young adult historical fiction, providing short summaries for hundreds of titles and suggestions for which books are good options for class and group discussions.
Category: Education

Around The World With Historical Fiction And Folktales

Author : Beth Bartleson Zarian
ISBN : 0810848163
Genre : Education
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Whether two teachers are covering the same topic in separate classes, or designing a thematic unit with the school librarian, this handy guide to nearly 800 award-winning historical fiction for Kindergarten through 8th grade will assist all parties in the selection of high quality literature.
Category: Education

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Author : Sherry D. Ficklin
ISBN : 9781634222082
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Two opposing factions of time travelers vie for control of the future in this thrilling steampunk series opener dubbed "Interesting" and "Unexpected” by Kirkus Reviews. Lex and Ember—two time travelers with no memories of their lives before being recruited into the time war—are torn between the factions. When Lex accepts a mission that lands him deep within the heart of the Telsa Institute, he meets Ember, and the past that was stolen from them comes flooding back. Now armed with the truth of who they were, Lex and Ember must work together to save the future before the battle for time destroys them once again. “Dual narratives keep the pace brisk and the tension high. While readers looking for technological details based on plausible science may be disappointed, there are enough corsets and gadgetry to satisfy even the biggest steampunk fans. Packed with hand-to-hand combat and mind-bending paradoxical conundrums, this quick, suspenseful read has a guaranteed audience.” — Booklist Action Adventure Thriller Action Adventure Books for Teen Boys Books for Teen Girls Boys and Men Issues Girls and Womens Issues Fantasy books Free young adult books Free teen books Free historical fiction Free YA books Free romance Historical Historical Romance Myths and Legends Romance Romance books Romance historical Romance time travel Royalty Romance Science Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction romance Steam punk Steampunk Super powers Survival Stories Teen and Young Adult Books Teen fantasy Teen fiction Teen fiction books Teen Fantasy books Teen historical fiction teen historical fiction books Teen Sci Fi Teen Science Fiction Teen steampunk Time Travel Time Travel Books Time travel romance Time travel romance historical Urban Fantasy Visionary & Metaphysical YA books YA books best sellers YA books fantasy YA books for teens YA books for teens YA novels YA Science Fiction YA Steampunk young adult adventure books young adult adventure fantasy Young adult books best sellers 2017 Young adult books for boys Young adult books free Young adult books romance Young adult fiction series Young Adult Science Fiction young adult science fiction thriller Young adult Steampunk Young adult time travel
Category: Young Adult Fiction

World Historical Fiction

Author : Lynda G. Adamson
ISBN : 1573560669
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An annotated bibliography covering the best in historical fiction set all around the world
Category: Literary Criticism

500 Great Books For Teens

Author : Anita Silvey
ISBN : 0547523815
Genre : Literary Criticism
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If you are looking for a book to give to a teenage reader, here's the reference you've been waiting for. Until now, there's been no accepted guide to what's good, bad, or indifferent in the flood of books coming off the presses in the hot new category of young-adult publishing. If it's true that you can't judge a book by its cover, it is especially true for teen books, as publishers take aim at a new class of readers. The books land on shelves without a history, and so there is no standard by which to judge them. Anita Silvey, one of the country's leading authorities on books for young people, has interviewed teenage readers all over the country and immersed herself in young-adult books, with an emphasis on books published in the last five years. The result is this invaluable and very readable guide for parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, reading groups, and of course teens themselves. With its extended essays describing 500 selections, parents will quickly see what their teenagers are actually reading -- and will be able to find good books to introduce them to. Teachers can spot excellent additions to summer reading lists. Booksellers can move customers from one favorite to a host of others in the same genre. Librarians can round out collections. Book groups -- for adults, teens, or both -- will have hundreds of new titles to consider. 500 Great Books for Teens is divided into twenty-one sections, including adventure and survival, politics and social history, horror, romance, war and conflict, fantasy, plays, graphic novels, poetry, memoir, and spirituality. Every section offers up classics, but the majority of titles are new. In "Beyond the 500," Silvey compiles a number of useful lists, including books organized by geographic location and historical period, as well as recommended audio books.
Category: Literary Criticism

Developing Library Collections For Today S Young Adults

Author : Amy S. Pattee
ISBN : 9780810887350
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults. With detailed guidelines for developing and evaluating collections of print and electronic material, Amy S. Pattee devotes chapters to materials selection, acquisition, and assessment, describing fiction and nonfiction genres, graphic forms, and multimedia and electronic materials, including networked resources, e-books, and computer games. Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults may be consulted by librarians charged with the development and maintenance of public library collections for young adults and may be employed in library science courses related to young adult literature and library services and collection development.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Literature For Young Adults

Author : Joan L. Knickerbocker
ISBN : 9781351813037
Genre : Education
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Young adults are actively looking for anything that connects them with the changes happening in their lives, and the books discussed throughout Literature for Young Adults have the potential to make that connection and motivate them to read. It explores a great variety of works, genres, and formats, but it places special emphasis on contemporary works whose nontraditional themes, protagonists, and literary conventions make them well suited to young adult readers. It also looks at the ways in which contemporary readers access and share the works they're reading, and it shows teachers ways to incorporate nontraditional ways of accessing and sharing books throughout their literature programs. In addition to traditional genre chapters, Literature for Young Adults includes chapters on literary nonfiction; poetry, short stories, and drama; cover art, picture books, illustrated literature, and graphic novels; and film. It recognizes that, while films can be used to complement print literature, they are also a literacy format in their own right-and one that young adults are particularly familiar and comfortable with. The book's discussion of literary language--including traditional elements as well as metafictive terms--enables readers to share in a literary conversation with their students (and others) when communicating about books. It will help readers teach young adults the language they need to articulate their responses to the books they are reading.
Category: Education

Experiencing America S Story Through Fiction

Author : Hilary Susan Crew
ISBN : 9780838919927
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Perfect for classroom use and YA readers’ advisory, Crew’s book highlights more than 150 titles of historical fiction published since 2000 that are appropriate for seventh to twelfth graders
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Downstairs Girl

Author : Stacey Lee
ISBN : 9780349423593
Genre : Fiction
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'A triumph of storytelling. Everyone needs to read this book' Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval 'This vividly rendered historic novel will keep readers riveted as witty, observant Jo deals with the dangers of questioning power' The Washington Post *** Jo Kuan is leading a double life. By day, she works as a quiet lady's maid, but by night, she's the voice behind the most radical advice column in 1890s Atlanta. Jo is used to living life on the margins - invisible except for the occasional looks of disdain - but she won't let it hold her back. While her priority is making sure that she and her father, Old Gin, remain safe in their hideaway beneath a print shop, she still has ambition. And strong opinions of her own that she begins to share in a newspaper advice column under the pseudonym 'Miss Sweetie'. Suddenly, all of Atlanta is talking about her ideas, although little do they know that the witty advice comes from a penniless Chinese girl. As curiosity about Miss Sweetie mounts, Jo's secret identity may not stay secret for much longer. And as she learns more of the hard truths about her identity and her country, she must find the courage to decide between being herself or staying invisible . . . *** Praise for The Downstairs Girl '[A] gorgeously researched, butter-rich feminist historical novel from one of the best in YA' Melissa Albert, bestselling author of The Hazel Wood 'I couldn't put it down. It was so much fun. Stacey writes great historical fiction centring people of colour, and I got to learn cool history while also rooting for a badass' Camryn Garrett, author of Full Disclosure '[A] thrilling historical novel' Booklist 'A detailed and vibrant picture of life in the past' The New York Times 'Clever, funny, and poignant,The Downstairs Girl is Stacey Lee at her best' Evelyn Skye, New York Times bestselling author of The Crown's Game 'Prepare to fall headlong in love with The Downstairs Girl. I certainly did!' Robin LaFevers, New York Times bestselling author of the His Fair Assassin trilogy 'A jewel of a story. By shining a light on the lives of those whom history usually ignores, Stacey Lee gives us a marvellous gift: An entirely new and riveting look at our past' Candace Fleming, award-winning author of The Family Romanov 'Immersive, important, and thoroughly entertaining,The Downstairs Girl sparkles with all of Stacey Lee's signature humour, charm, warmth, and wisdom' Kelly Loy Gilbert, Morris Award Finalist for Conviction
Category: Fiction

All Out The No Longer Secret Stories Of Queer Teens Throughout The Ages

Author : Saundra Mitchell
ISBN : 9781488030451
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Take a journey through time and genres to discover stories where queer teens live, love, and shape the world around them. Seventeen young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens. From a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood set in war-torn 1870s Mexico featuring a transgender soldier…to two girls falling in love while mourning the death of Kurt Cobain…to forbidden love in a sixteenth-century Spanish convent…and an asexual girl discovering her identity amid the 1970s roller-disco scene, All Out tells a diverse range of stories across cultures, time periods, and identities, shedding light on an area of history often ignored or forgotten. “Readers searching for positive, nuanced, and authentic queer representation—or just a darn good selection of stories—need look no further than this superb collection.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review Featuring original stories from: Malinda Lo Mackenzi Lee Robin Talley Kody Keplinger Elliot Wake Anna-Marie McLemore Shaun David Hutchinson Dahlia Adler Tess Sharpe Kate Scelsa Natalie C. Parker Sara Farizan Nilah Magruder Tessa Gratton Tehlor Kay Mejia Alex Sanchez Scott Tracey Don’t miss the companion anthology, Out Now edited by Saundra Mitchell, which features seventeen new contemporary short stories from queer YA authors!
Category: Young Adult Fiction

True Teen Stories From Somalia

Author : Anna Maria Johnson
ISBN : 9781502635488
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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The historical and economic circumstances of Somalia have left its population vulnerable to the terrorist group al-Shabaab, sometimes as victims, sometimes as perpetrators, and sometimes as both. Using primary sources, this book shares stories of teens affected by Somalia's violence. Featuring stories of resilience, hope, and activism by Somalis seeking peace and stability for their nation, your readers will become inspired and informed.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Young Adult Literature

Author : Michael Cart
ISBN : 9780838910450
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This survey helps YA librarians who want to freshen up their readers advisory skills, teachers who use novels in the classroom, and adult services librarians who increasingly find themselves addressing the queries of teen patrons.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writers Of Multicultural Fiction For Young Adults

Author : M. Daphne Kutzer
ISBN : UOM:39015038103324
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first one volume source of biographical, critical, and bibliographical information about 51 writers of multicultural fiction for young adults.
Category: Literary Criticism

Rocked By Romance

Author : Carolyn Carpan
ISBN : UCSC:32106017392678
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Describes stories of love and romance written for young adults, grouping titles by specific themes and subtopics and including genres such as fantasy, contemporary problem novels, and Christian and historical fiction.
Category: Literary Criticism

Reference Books Bulletin

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ISBN : IND:30000046783266
Genre : Reference books
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Sexual Content In Young Adult Literature

Author : Bryan Gillis
ISBN : 9781442246881
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Though discussing sexual material in novels aimed at the young adult market may make some individuals blush, the authors of such fiction often seek to represent a very real component in the lives of many teens. Unfortunately, authentic and teen-relatable information on healthy adolescent sexuality is not readily available, and sex education classes have had a minimal effect on positive sexual identity development. Consequently, young adult literature that contains sexual elements can play a critical role in addressing the questions and concerns of teens. In Sexual Content in Young Adult Fiction: Reading between the Sheets, Bryan Gillis and Joanna Simpson examine sexual material in canonical, historical, dystopian, romantic, and realistic contemporary fiction for teens. The authors begin with an exploration of sexual identity development and discuss the constructive influence that realistic representations of teen sexual behavior can have on that development. The authors provide a myriad of texts and examples that will help parents, teachers, and librarians better understand the positive role that sexual content in YA fiction can play in the socio-emotional and academic development of adolescents. The book concludes with an overview and analysis of censorship in the world of young adult fiction. In addition to providing a survey of sexual content in young adult literature, this book can help inspire adults to facilitate effective and responsible discussions about young adult fiction that contains sexual material. Featuring a "novels cited" and "works cited" bibliography, Sexual Content in Young Adult Fiction is an important resource that parents and educators will find particularly valuable.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

We Are Lost And Found

Author : Helene Dunbar
ISBN : 9781492681052
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A poignant, heartbreaking, and uplifting, story in the tradition of The Perks of Being a Wallflower about three friends coming-of-age in the early 1980s as they struggle to forge their own paths in the face of fear of the unknown. Michael is content to live in the shadow of his best friends, James and Becky. Plus, his brother, Connor, has already been kicked out of the house for being gay and laying low seems to be Michael's only chance at avoiding the same fate. To pass the time before graduation, Michael hangs out at The Echo where he can dance and forget about his father's angry words, the pressures of school, and the looming threat of AIDS, a disease that everyone is talking about, but no one understands. Then he meets Gabriel, a boy who actually sees him. A boy who, unlike seemingly everyone else in New York City, is interested in him and not James. And Michael has to decide what he's willing to risk to be himself.
Category: Young Adult Fiction