YA Nonfiction Round-Up

YA Nonfiction Round-Up

Strong girls. Social media. Special ops. Syrian refugees. Our Fall 2018 YA nonfiction is spectacular! TEEN TRAILBLAZERS: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 by Jennifer Calvert, illustrated by Vesna Asanovic Available now from Castle Point Books Ages 12 to 18 “In this superb, concise collection of 30 mini-biographies of little- […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF! We’ve got four great graphic novels to kick off your weekend: SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation by Miles Hyman Available simultaneously in trade paperback Two starred reviews! Published in time for Jackson’s centennial, this graphic adaptation masterfully reimagines her iconic story with a striking visual narrative created by her grandson, Miles […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]

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We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

Sarah Glidden is many things: a progressive Jewish American twentysomething who is both vocal about and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land, a graduate of Boston University, and the author of an award-winning graphic memoir. That book, HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS, which was a 2012 YALSA Great Graphic […]

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The Giant 2016 Graphic Novel Roundup!

The Giant 2016 Graphic Novel Roundup!

The saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and that’s certainly true of graphic novels. Thanks to comic book characters dominating pop culture, the format has been enjoying a boom and readers are coming to the medium in droves. Publishers Weekly recently profiled graphic novel publisher Papercutz, which publishes between 50 and 60 […]

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