Tag Archives: YA Lit

Activism & The Hunger Games

On Thursday, April 21st, I met with the students of Interagency Academy Alternative High School (at UDYC) for our second official Great Stories Club meeting (in March we discussed X: A Novel, but it wasn’t an official GSC title). We read and discussed Hunger Games … Continue reading

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March: Book One – Comic Analysis

Local comic book artist Greg Stump, visited with our book club in January to discuss the graphic novel, March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin along with illustrator  Nate Powell. For more information on that book club meeting, … Continue reading

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Book Discussion and Comic Presentation for March: Book One

On Thursday, January 21st, I met with Kevin Geloff’s English class at the Interagency Academy Alternative High School (at UDYC) for our first Great Stories Club meeting. It was a combination book discussion and comic drawing workshop with local comic book artist Greg … Continue reading

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book review/rave

***This post contains spoilers for Daughter of Smoke and Bone*** I’ve been meaning to post this “book rave” from an awesome teen, Mailina, for quite some time. I visited School of the Arts (SOTA) in Tacoma last December to booktalk to … Continue reading

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Current Likes & Dislikes in YA

Name your 3 most recent YA favorites and 3 most recent dislikes. (Yes, please pick just 3. I know it’s hard!) You can add details if you want, or just list the books. My favorites and dislikes are below. One … Continue reading

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Free Audiobooks Starts Today!

For more information, check out our previous post!  SYNC YA Listening Summer 2013 Opens with a Splash! Download the 1st free YA Novel & Summer Reading Classic pair from SYNC here.This Week’s Audiobooks: Available to download free May 30 – June 5 … Continue reading

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I’m Famous!

Well no, not at all, but I just discovered that one of my video booktalks was featured on  Sync’s (part of AudioFile’s) web site. Here it is! Yay!

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May’s Book of the Month!

Join us on Saturday, May 18th from 2 – 4 pm for our next Teen Book Club! We’ll be discussing a Printz Honor and teen selected title, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler. This might be the … Continue reading

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20 Free YA and Classic Audiobook Downloads for 2013!

Sync is back for the summer of 2013 with more FREE audiobooks! SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones 2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week May 30 – August 15, 2013 Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have … Continue reading

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April’s (Second) Book Club Book

That’s right, we’re discussing two books during the month of April! You already know about the first book, Wonder by R.J. Palacio. That book club meeting will actually be a special lunch with the author! There are only a few spots … Continue reading

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