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Good Girl, Bad Blood
The new generation’s Nancy Drew. And this girl’s got teeth!
Gardening is Awesome
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to gardening. Included are important aspects that will help adults trying to garden for the first time, or parents trying to work with young children to teach them about garden.
Hack Your Kitchen
a perfect addition to a family library and should provide many fun and educational family days. It also works for libraries and definitely for library programers.
The History of YA Literature (Part Four)
Young people are concerned with the state of our country, the inequalities that still exist, and are interested in improving the world.
The History of YA Literature (Part Three)
now publishers were specifically looking for books that teens wanted.
The History of YA Literature (Part Two)
Meanwhile, youth were still reading “adult” books for entertainment. Including books like Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719) and Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathon Swift (1726). While more didactic literature, like Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678) was written and sold specifically for youth readers.
The History of YA Literature (Part One)
Defining Young Adult Literature as a genre, especially when looking at the history of the book, requires understanding for who the books were written. Stephenson (2011) notes that, “Some materials aimed predominately at young readers,
The Zodiac Killer: Terror in California by Kate Rogers
This nonfiction reads like a True-Crime podcast, by that I mean, it is absolutely fascinating and engrossing. Just like that reactionary element that causes you to not look away from a wreck, you are not going to put this book down.
Brain Tools for Teens by Malin Gutestam
So how might teenagers and young adult conquer all their obligation in the healthiest way, both physically and mentally? One idea would be understanding how the teenage brain works, and how to best utilize that central unit.