Reviews & Essays

Defining Themselves: Transgender Teen Lit

Fiction and nonfiction for teens that explores life beyond male and female.

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New Beauty Myths

A pair of Young Adult novels challenge conventional definitions of good looks, confidence, and star power.

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Compulsive Reading: Young Adult Fiction in 2012

A  reader looks back over a trailblazing year in novels for teens.

 

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Visionary Births

Three authors of fantasy and science-fiction for young readers take on the future of motherhood.

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The Tillerman Cycle

Cynthia Voigt's powerful classics follow a group of siblings who remake their family through a timeless story of love, struggle, and adventure.

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Gone, Gone, Gone

Buffeted by tragedies -- personal and national -- two teens try to find love.

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Between the Lines

Love leaps off the page.

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Hidden Talents: Summer Thrillers for Teens

School's out, and adventure's in.

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The Drowned Cities

The author returns to the world of Ship Breaker, and a young woman's encounter with the dogs of war.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

A story of friendship and tragedy lightened by quirky humor.

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In Brief

Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction

An anthology of short stories and poems unveils the world of 21st-century adolescence in Japan.

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Carrying Costs

Two new books grapple with teen pregnancy, practicality, and prejudice.

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