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Month in Review: August 2017

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.

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Month in Review: July 2017

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.

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Month in Review: June 2017

Scriiiiiccchhh… Cut the music! Stop the Presses!  

The most important thing that happened in June?

John green announced his next book!

Turtles All the Way Down will come for us October 10th.

And… on to other news:

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.

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  • June 21 Booklist: Pride Month Reading list A great list of 20 YA titles featuring LGBTQIA lives and experiences.
  • 2017 Hub Reading Challenge June Check-in A final check-in for the 2017 reading challenge, with links to the list.  Did you rise to the challenge?
  • June 6 Women in Comics – 2017 Eisner Award Nominees, a great round-up of the many women nominated for the prize.
  • June 5 #QP2018 Nominees: 2 more Quick Pick nominees: Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson and Overturned by Lamar Giles, two peeks into the uncertain world of criminal convictions.
  • June 2 Interview with Alex Award winner Ryan North, author of Romeo and/or Juliet, and writer of Adventure Time comics
  • June 1 Five Podcasts to Try for Fans of “Welcome to Night Vale” – Delve into the world of fiction podcasts, a great way to “binge” through your commute.

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Month in Review: May 2017

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.

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Month in Review: September 2016

Now that the school year’s back in swing, we’re bringing back the Month in Review roundup of resources for collection development, content curation, and teen library services.

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Hub Highlights

An exploration of hi/lo books.

Books for fans of The Get Down.

An Interview with Francisco X. Stork.

Books and Reading

13 Mind-bending YA Books at the NYPL blog.

Amanda at Teen Librarian Toolbox has a preview of forthcoming YA titles.

Harry Potter and the transformation of fandom at Slate.

YA lit for makers at Teen Librarian’s Toolbox.

YA author Mindy McGinnis on poverty in YA lit and her new book, Female of the Species.

Reading While White did a September-long feature on #OwnVoices books: check out the reviews of Eighth Grade Superzero, It Ain’t Awful, Falafel, Outrun the Moon, and more.

At Epic Reads, the 23 most-anticipated YA books out in October.

Up your readers’ advisory game with this webinar from NoveList on unlocking the power of pop culture.

Banned Books Week

I.W. Gregorio says “Save a Life — Support a Banned Book” in Publisher’s Weekly.

At Teen Services Underground: Dealing with a Book Challenge.

School Library Journal shares data from a survey about book challenges and looks at the content of challenged books (spoiler: it’s mostly diverse books).

OK, this is funny. From The Onion: Teens disappointed in Banned Books. Continue reading Month in Review: September 2016

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