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A Twisty Path to Publication--with Dragons

Post #5: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 1,129 more words

Publishing Process & Business

Let's Code! 2015

Apps. Websites. Videogames. Online videos. These all involve some form of coding. In the past few years, there has been a major push to educate people about coding. 389 more words

Library

The Literary Merit of YA Literature; Or, Why YA Awards Should Consider "Popularity"

“Is not a good story a good story no matter what the age for which it is written?”

So query Soter and Conners in their 2009 article for… 514 more words

LIS

THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY by Jessie Ann Foley

Post #3: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 361 more words

Books & Book Reviews

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Post #2: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 574 more words

Books

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston

Post #1: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 755 more words

Children's Books