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National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature

The committee for the NBA for Young People’s Literature has released is short list: Kate DiCamillo, Raymie Nightingale John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell, March: Book Three Grace Lin, When the Sea Turned to Silver Jason Reynolds, Ghost Nicola … Continue reading

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Winner of the 2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award

ALAN, the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, is pleased and proud to announce the 2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction finalists and winning title.  Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author Amelia Elizabeth … Continue reading

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GRRM’s Wild Cards Universe Coming to TV

This from George RR Martin’s “Not a Blog”: “Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has acquired the rights to adapt our long-running Wild Cards series of anthologies and mosaic novels for television. Development will begin immediately on what we hope will be … Continue reading

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2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award Finalists Announced

ALAN (The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE) announces the finalists for the 2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.  Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award … Continue reading

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Read It Forward by Linda Kay

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
“I don’t like to read.”      “My child does not like to read.”   I hear those phrases more times than I like to admit.  Every time I hear it I pause to consider…

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