What happened in YA this month? Here is a quick round up of featured posts on The Hub and other links to keep you up to date when collecting for your teens.
At the Hub
Nominees abound this month, click for a look at Hub posts in October
- Amazing Audiobooks include two funny audiobooks , stories of real life, historical audiobooks featuring fiction and true tales of teens making history, charming and engaging coming of age narratives, and a few unusual story styles.
- Quick Pick nominees coming fast with round ups here and here and here as well as Non-Fiction and Graphic novel nominees. Plus Sports Stories that feature characters with grit and tenacity.
- Stories featuring teen activists to inspire the teens in your library
- Women in Comics – Monsters, Ghosts, and the Supernatural
- Some pop-culture podcasts for teens
- Teen’s Top Ten announced
- Some picture books for young adults
View more happenings around the web below:
Books & Reading
- As we contemplated Banned Books Week, I reflected on Why the Best Kids Books are Written in Blood by Sherman Alexie
- Watch the Teens’ Top Ten Announcement
Movies & TV
- Wonderstruck based on the book by Brian Selznick came out October 20. See the trailer.
- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’s movie is coming out March 14, 2018 with the sweet title: Love, Simon
All Things Audio
- Audible’s interview with Jason Reynolds (I absolutely loved the audiobook of As Brave as You)
- Audiofile’s round up of YA Audiobooks
In the News
— Cathy Outten, currently reading Wonderwoman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo