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Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children-two boys and two girls-succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete.
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach was selected as a 2012 RUSA Notable Fiction.
Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens was selected as a 2012 RUSA Notable Nonfiction title.
Exploring Children's Literature through Book Trailers
A Teen and Tween Librarian's thoughts on books, reading and adventures in the library.
Children's Literature News and Reviews
For over 50 years the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has been advocating for teen literature and training librarians to serve the needs of teen readers. A section of the American Library Association, YALSA administers the Michael L. Printz Award, recognizing distinguished contributions to YA literature, as well as the Best Fiction of Young Adult, Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Great Graphic Novels for Teens lists, among others.
The Adolescent Literature Action Network is a key resource for the evaluation of YA literature as well as advocacy for such work in classrooms. The annual workshop, held in conjunction with the NCTE conference, draws YA authors and literature enthusiasts from around the country.
The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College provides programming, continuing education, and resources with the aim “to create, identify, and advocate for the highest quality literature for all children from infancy through adolescence.”
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