Best YA Books for Discussing Social Issues Among Teenagers

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Eleanor-and-ParkYoung Adult literature is more than vampires, thank goodness.

Some of the most powerful YA books being written today are what I call “resilience literature:” stories about tough issues that teens deal with every day.

But it’s not just teens. Adults are flocking to these books, too, maybe because adult life has its share of tough issues, and everyone enjoys well-written stories about hardship and triumph.

Read the full story written by Laurie Halse Anderson on Huff Post Books.

If you’re looking for more books on discussing social issues among teenagers, TCBR recommends Middle School Confidential: What’s up with my family?, by Annie Fox.

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Category: Best Kids Stories, Book Lists, Chapter Books, Social Graces, Teens: Young Adults

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The Children’s Book Review, named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids, is a resource devoted to children’s literacy. We publish reviews and book lists of the best books for kids of all ages. We also produce author and illustrator interviews and share literacy based articles that help parents, grandparents, teachers and librarians to grow readers. This article was written and provided by a guest author.

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