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YA Lit in School Libraries


YA Lit in School Libraries

A forum for discussing best practices using and promoting YA lit with teens in a school library setting. What are you buying? What's hot and what's not? How do we help make kids life long readers?

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Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2016

Discussion Forum

My Book Review: Narc by Crissa-Jean Chappell

Started by Arlen Kimmelman Apr 9, 2012.

My Book Review: Zero by Tom Leveen

Started by Arlen Kimmelman Apr 1, 2012.

My Book Review of Jersey Angel by Beth Ann Bauman

Started by Arlen Kimmelman Mar 17, 2012.

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Comment by Elaine MacKenzie on October 11, 2012 at 5:26pm

Another great book with deaf characters is:

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John.

Comment by Elizabeth Kahn on June 18, 2012 at 8:34pm

Here are three titles with deaf characters:
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 2011
The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk 2011
My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve Kluger 2008

Comment by Nell Fleming on June 18, 2012 at 7:34pm

Need suggestions for Deaf characters in  YA Literature? Join our new group!

Comment by bj neary on February 21, 2012 at 8:39pm

Denise, that is great!  I am following you back:)

Comment by Denise Borck on February 21, 2012 at 12:45pm

Sent you one mrskradz. I found you bj and followed your "books worth reading".

Comment by bj neary on February 21, 2012 at 11:06am

Pinterest as

Thank you,

Comment by Karen Radz on February 21, 2012 at 9:45am

Hi Denise,

Please invite me!!


Comment by bj neary on February 21, 2012 at 9:24am

Hi Denise, I am on pinterest too as bjneary and I have some ya reads boards:) so we can follow each other.

Comment by Denise Borck on February 19, 2012 at 10:17pm

I am adding YA Must Reads as a Pinterest board . Has everyone heard of Pinterest? If not, you need an invitation to join. Just let me know and I will send you and invitation. I am gathering some wonderful resources there.

Comment by Elizabeth Kahn on January 25, 2012 at 1:38pm

One of my students said that I wouldn't like Andrews' book. He thought I was too innocent or something. I enjoyed it. If you liked Earl..., then you would like Lexapros and cons by Aaron Karo. It has a similar theme without any dying.


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