Author Chat with Aaron Hartzler

Author Chat with Aaron Hartzler
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  Contributed by Angela Blount     Angela Blount: What compelled you to write in the Young Adult contemporary genre?   Aaron Hartzler:  Honestly, I didn't really choose a genre when I sat down to write my first book. I just chose to tell the story I felt compelled to write...
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That's a complex question. One good thing social media has done is give activists all over the world a way to connect to organize... Read More
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Social media has resulted in people learning more about social issues and thus feeling more responsible to repair them. At the sam... Read More
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There some good and bad things about social media. For one thing, it has allowed us to easily interact with many people around the... Read More
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I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release

I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release
  PBS KIDS JOINS HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR 2 nd ANNUAL I CAN READATHON CAMPAIGN   New York, NY (September 15, 2015)—HarperCollins’s I Can Read! books and PBS KIDS are collaborating on a national I Can Readathon campaign. Now in its second year, the campaign is designed to get kids learning...
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Love Letters to Literature #2

Love Letters to Literature #2
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Contributed by Alison Hong   To Lucy Maud Montgomery,    I read it somewhere that you can never forget your first book.    Well, I'm sure that my first book was about a cat in a hat and some wild adventures it had. It wasn't memorable (sorry, Dr. Seuss). But Anne...
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I have never read any of these books, but I definitely will have to! Supernatural, FTW!
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Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash

Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash
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  Fifteen is a cool and weird age because you think you know yourself, but in reality you have no idea what you're capable of. And I don't mean that in a hollow “reach for the stars!” way, or in a condescending “you're just a kid!” way either. At that age,...
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I have been dying to read this!
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Candace Bullington
looks good
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Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--September 7, 2015

Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--September 7, 2015
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  Contributed by Brandy Colbert   Love stories have never been hard to find in fiction. From the unrequited to the unexpected to those two people who deeply care for each other but just can’t seem to get it together, love is often an underlying factor in a story, if not...
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Vintage Book Trailer Contest

Vintage Book Trailer Contest
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  BOOK TRAILER NINJAS AND RARE BIRD BOOKS HOST FIRST EVER VINTAGE BOOK TRAILER CONTEST Book Trailer Ninjas and Rare Bird Books invite filmmakers to enter the first of its kind vintage book trailer contest. Entry is free and filmmakers may enter multiple times.   Entrants will choose one novel from...
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Meet the New Griffin Teen!

Meet the New Griffin Teen!
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  Contributed by the Griffin Teen Team!   The new school year means a whole new wardrobe.  Not wanting to be left out of the fun,  Griffin Teen  got a brand new look! Newly updated, we now have a beautiful website featuring some of our favorite and up-and-coming titles and a...
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What's New in YA--September 1, 2015

What's New in YA--September 1, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!     Sarah J. Maas's New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to...
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Author Chat with Pat Schmatz

Author Chat with Pat Schmatz
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  Contributed by Eden Grey   Eden Grey : Where did the concept of Lizard Radio come from? Did you start with the main character, Kivali, or was it something else? Pat Schmatz : The concept for Lizard Radio started in my sketch book a few summers back. I drew a...
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The lizard wore headphones!
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Love the image of the headphones with the cord that goes nowhere
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Headphones with a cord to nowhere
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First in Line--Press Release

First in Line--Press Release
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  RANDOM HOUSE CHILD REN’S BOOKS LAUNCHES NEW YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM “FIRST IN LINE” First In Line offers YA readers exclusive advance access to authors and behind-the-book content. New York, NY — Random House Children’s Books is launching First In Line (FirstInLineReaders.com) , a new program that features young adult books...
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