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October 1, 2014

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Our Bodies, Our Minds | Confronting Self-Image in YA Fiction

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Though books related to body image have abounded in recent years, the following titles offer a new perspective on the subject. These novels tackle fresh and original topics that range from morbid obesity to gender dysmorphia.

KidLitCon 2012: The Changing Relationship Between Reader and Writer

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Alyssa Sheinmel, Adele Griffin, and other young adult authors came together September 29 at the sixth annual KidLitCon in New York City to discuss social media, the obligations authors have to their fans, and the challenges of interacting with an audience.