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Diversity in YA Literature

#YABOOKBLOG #YALIT #IREADYA #WNDB #WENEEDDIVESEBOOKS #MATTDELAPENA "Imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book" - We Need Diverse Books My classroom library is one of my biggest points of pride in my life, not just my profession. I am constantly seeking new books, making lists of wishlist books with my colleagues, and scanning the shelves of bookstores to add to DonorsChoose projects. I've worked really hard to build a classroom library th

A Semi-Definitive List of My Favorite YA Books

#ireadya #bookblog #yabookblog #wndb This is a list of my favorite YA books from this school year and last, and a few of my all-time favorites. Favorite Authors - Read everything by these authors. Everything! Becky Albertalli - Stories are just so dang likable. She is also best friends with Adam Silvera, and they're releasing a book soon that they co-wrote! Gayle Forman - Amazing story teller, mostly sad John Green - Hilarious and heavy Emma Mills - Her books are what I call

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