April 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

YALSA Teen Intern Grant Winners Announced; Chronicle Books Giveaway | ‘SLJTeen’ News

Dana Walrath’s YA novel-in-verse will not let us forget the horrors of the 1915 Armenian genocide; enter to win a copy. YALSA and the Dollar Literacy Foundation present Teen Intern Grants to libraries in 20 states. Chronicle Books has ARCs available for Beth Kephart’s latest and more.

Playing With the Narrative | SLJ Spotlight

These teen fiction titles stretch the limits with twists on the traditional narrative.

Young Adult Titles of Tragedy and Triumph | Fiction Grades 9 & Up

This month’s YA offerings will take teens through the darkness to the light, from Dana Walrath’s Like Water on Stone, a tale of the Armenian genocide, to Meg Wolitzer’s engrossing Belzhar, a story of emotionally fragile teens coming to turns with personal losses and griefs.

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