March 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SPONSORED: Hooray for YA! Macmillan Adult and Griffin Teen Congratulate their Winners

weightoffeathersMacmillan Adult and Griffin Teen congratulate our many ALA-YALSA Award Winners

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2016 YALSA Alex Awards

o   BONES & ALL by Camille De Angelis


o   HUMANS OF NEW YORK:STORIES by Brandon Stanton


2016 YALSA William C. Morris YA Debut (Finalist)

o   THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS by Anna-Marie McLemore


CARRY ON_small2016 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Reading List

o   ALL THE RAGE by Courtney Summers

o   CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell

o   THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS by Anna-Marie McLemore


YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Reading List

o   DUPLICITY by N.K. Traver


#SVYALit: ALL THE RAGE and rape culture, Trish Doller interviews author Courtney SummersYALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Reading List, Unreliable Narrators: Don’t Believe a Word 

o   CHARM & STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn (Top 10 Pick)


2016 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults

o   CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell, read by Euan Morton


2016 Amelia Bloomer List 

o   ALL THE RAGE by Courtney Summers

o   HEADSCARVES & HYMENS by Mona Eltahawy


You Know Me Well2016 Rainbow Book List

o   ABOUT A GIRL by Sarah McCarry

o   CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell


David Levithan won the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults! (YOU KNOW ME WELL, Griffin)



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