young adult

Read Harder 2017: YA/Middle Grade Novel by an LGBTQ+ Author

This week’s Read Harder challenge is a little trickier than usual: Read a young adult or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+.  (This means that we’re considering the authors for this challenge, not just the titles.) But we’ve still managed to put together a fun list of books for younger readers!  […]

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If You’re Waiting For “The Hate U Give”

Last month, the publishing world was buzzing about The Hate U Give, the provocative debut YA novel from Angie Thomas, which unflinchingly looks at racism, police brutality, and Black Lives Matter.  In the book, sixteen-year-old Starr is pulled between two worlds: her wealthy, predominantly white prep school and her impoverished, crime-ridden neighborhood.  But the conflict […]

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with…the March Trilogy

If you haven’t heard about the March graphic novel trilogy written by Congressman John Lewis, now is the time to put it on your radar.  Lewis was a key figure in the civil rights movements during the 1960’s, participating in lunch counter sit-ins, the March on Washington, and the walk from Selma to Montgomery, and […]

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OneClick Digital: Trollhunters

The book that inspired Dreamworks Animation’s Trollhunters, an all new Netflix original series. In San Bernardino, California, children are going missing. The townspeople don’t believe the rumours of trolls, but fifteen-year-old Jim Jnr knows that they’re a very real threat. At night, is anyone safe? Trollhunters is a funny, gruesome and undeniably del Toro-esque adventure perfect for teen […]

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