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Encouraging Teens to Read: An Interview with YA Author Brenda St. John Brown

By Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer, Curriki

I had a great chat with Young Adult Author Brenda St. John Brown, whose popular novels are about teens and twenty-somethings. 805 more words

Open Source Education

New to Comics?

Check out these two YouTube videos for folks new to comics:

Comic Books for Beginners by Cazz of nerdburgerj (Australia) — 2014

So You Wanna Get Into… COMICS by Whitney of whitneyleemilam (USA) — 2012


Guys Read

I am 100% behind anything or anyone that can encourage and motivate young guys to read. Guys Read is one of many excellent online resources. 155 more words

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YALSA Literature Symposium 2014 | Reporting on: Reaching Reluctant Readers: from creation to circulation

One of the best sessions I attended at the YALSA Young Adult Literature Symposium this year was, “Reaching Reluctant Readers: from creation to circulation.” I learned so much and came to some realizations about myself as well. 1,306 more words

Continuing Education

Book Review: The Fallen: Bluford Series Book 11

“You gotta admit, it’s a messed-up world when going to war is safer than staying home” – The Fallen, pg. 66.

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The Terminals: Nominated for YALSA Quick Pick Book List

Really nice to be nominated for the Young Adult Library Services Association Quick Pick Book List. The list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for whatever reason. 10 more words