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
- What Would Anne and Maud Read?
- 2019 Morris Award Finalists Announced!
- 2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalists Announced!
Books & Reading
- Top 10 Audiobooks | 2018 (from SLJ)
- Best YA Books of 2018 (from NPR)
- 16 Completed YA series (from GoodReads)
- New YA coming in 2019 (from BookRiot)
Around the Web
- Goodreads announced their Choice Award Winners. There are two Young Adult specific categories (YA Fiction and YA Fantasy), and YA won both the Best Debut and the Best of the Best!
- The year’s biggest trends in the world of young adult literature including Culturally inspired fantasies, teens take a stand, and the immigrant experience (from GoodReads)
- Of Race and Reprints (from SLJ) an interesting discussion about problems with older books
- Goodreads interview with V.E. Schwab on her Goodreads Choice Award
Movies & TV
- YA Adaptation Showdown (BookRiot)
In the News
- The Secret Syndicate behind Nancy Drew – Carolyn Keene did not exist (JSTOR Daily)
— Cathy Outten, currently reading I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
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