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I also have students write YA book reviews and deliver book-talks to the class on a bi-weekly basis. Without further ado, I give you 15 books for teens that they want you to read right now. These are books teens here in south London have been recommending to each other since school started in September.
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The New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award for : Every year, the Times gathers an independent panel of judges to select a list of the top 10 picture books based on artistic merit. This marked the second year the prize was issued jointly with the New York Public Library. Goodreads Choice Awards : Goodreads users vote annually on their favorite books of the year, in 21 categories. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.
Drawing from thorough research, Clare Atkins writes movingly about the experiences of two young people, one living inside a detention centre and one outside it, whose developing relationship is condemned by those around them. Family drama, tangled love affairs, pervasive toxic masculinity, cut-throat school politics and a haunted portrait — this juicy and sophisticated novel brings together multiple narrative threads to create an authentic snapshot of contemporary life. Emily Gale writes about difficult topics with hope and humour, allowing breathing space for teen readers to explore their emotions.
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and now-inconsequential details of school politics and heartbreak.
It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. A whopping 75, of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed.
American Panda by Gloria Chao. Now a freshman at MIT, she is on track to fulfill the rest of this predetermined future: become a doctor, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer, produce a litter of babies. But when Mei reconnects with her brother, Xing, who is estranged from the family for dating the wrong woman, Mei starts to wonder if all the secrets are truly worth it.
Sign me up for the latest news from Penguin Teen, including new books, special offers, and promotions. This heartbreaking yet riveting story of child soldier Abdi leave you on the edge of your seat. From the author of Blinda heart-wrenching coming-of-age story set during World War II in Shanghai, one of the only places Jews without visas could find refuge.