The BIGGIES, the BIG ISSUES in YA Lit
There’s been a lot of talk lately about some of the BIG issues in YA Lit, so take a moment to check out our posts about them:
Is Fat the Last Acceptable Prejudice?
Every Day by David Levithan, a book review
Butter by Erin Jade Lange, a book review
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, a book review
Skinny by Donna Cooner, a review
A Second Opinion: Every Day by David Levithan
10 Titles that deal with Obesity and Body Image (with links to some good articles)
The Cover Story: Body image and ya book covers
Top 10 Books about Eating Disorders
A moment to pause and reflect on body image and ya lit
Today is Love Your Body Day
Racial Stereotyping in YA Literature
Race Reflections, Take II
Building Bridges to Literacy for African American Male Youth Summit recap, part 1
Friday Reflections: Talking with Hispanic/Latino Teens about YA Lit
Family: Siblings, Parents and Grandparents
Multigenerational relationships in YA lit
Siblings? Family size in YA lit
I’m Just a Girl? Gender issues in YA Lit
Guys and YA Lit with Eric Devine
You want to put WHAT in my YA?
Taking a Stand for What You Believe In
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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Not the Mermaid or Monster You Knew, a guest post by author Robin Alvarez
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