November 17, 2017

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Sexual Violence in YA Lit | SLJ Spotlight

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Share these recently reviewed YA titles and resources with teen readers.

Julie Murphy and Aaron Hartzler Chat About Self-Image, Media, and Their New YA Titles

Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ celebrates body acceptance, and Aaron Hartzler’s What We Saw tackles rape culture. SLJ sat in on their conversation about what inspired their latest YA novels and the importance of self-image, body acceptance, and media for today’s teens.