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YABC WINS Best Book Blog in the Eighth Annual UTOPiA Awards!!

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It’s time to announce the winners in the Eighth Annual UTOPiA Awards. But first I have to say a huge thank you to the members of the UTOPiAcon Academy, which is almost 1,000-members strong, who nominated their peers and associates this year. We had the highest number of nominations ever received....
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Young Adult Books Central Named One of the Best Young Adult Book Blogs on the Web!

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Today we are excited to share the news that YABC has been named the 2nd best Young Adult Book Blog on the web, coming in just behind Epic Reads! We know without the amazing stories authors share with the world we wouldn't be able to do what we do. But most...
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BIG congrats -- well deserved award!
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YABC January 2016 Book Haul

YABC January 2016 Book Haul

This month the YABC offices were left under stacks and stacks of books thanks to all of the amazing publishers. Here is the haul.     See any books that you can't wait to read? 
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YABC Book Haul - December 2105

YABC Book Haul - December 2105

Happy Holidays from the YABC staff! Here is an epic book haul for you! See anything you want on your wish list?   
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YABC August Book Haul

YABC August Book Haul

It's here! It's Here! The August Book Haul is finally here! Enjoy this mountain of wordy-filled goodness.  Yay for books!
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YABC Book Haul - July 2015

YABC Book Haul - July 2015

Hey, YABCers! This month we celebrate the birth of the chosen one, Harry Potter. And we celebrate the only way we know how...with a book haul! Enjoy the awesomeness. Happy birthday, Harry. 
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Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way
 
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Ty's Travels: All Aboard!
 
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Sabina: In the Eye of the Storm
 
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Ghost Wood Song
 
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We Are Together
 
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"WE ARE TOGETHER is a book about activism and teamwork. In the form of a rhyming poem, the book stresses..."
The Order of Time
 
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"THE ORDER OF TIME by Scott P. Southall is a Middle Grade Sci-Fi Fantasy novel. The story follows two twins,..."
That's Not What Happened
 
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"WHAT I LOVED: There have been countless school shootings in the United States and hundreds if not thousands of..."
Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way
 
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"'Thomas Edison: Lighting the Way,' an I Can Read book by Lori Haskins Houran, illustrated by Gustavo Mazali, is a..."
Cuddle Close, Little Koala
 
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Pete the Cat: 5-Minute Bedtime Stories: Includes 12 Cozy Stories!
 
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"'Pete the Cat 5-Minute Bedtime Stories' by Kimberly and James Dean is an adorable storybook that any lover of children's..."
Rage and Ruin (The Harbinger, #2)
 
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"RAGE AND RUIN is a fantastic sequel in THE HARBINGER series. Picking up where the first book left off, we..."
Ty's Travels: All Aboard!
 
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"'Ty's Travels: All Aboard!' by Kelly Starling Lyons, pictures by Nina Mata, is an adorable story of Ty and his..."
Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From
 
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"'Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From' by Patrick Skipworth, illustrated by Nicholas Stevenson, is a creative book that..."
Sabina: In the Eye of the Storm
 
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"'Sabina: In the Eye of the Storm' by Bella Kuligowska Zucker is an incredibly moving tale of the author's search..."
Ghost Wood Song
 
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The Path We Take
 
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Inebriated
 
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"'Inebriated' by Katey Taylor is a hauntingly real look at the power of intoxication, whether it be in the form..."
A Dreadful Dream
 
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Escaping to Freedom
 
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My Love is All Around
 
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I'm not a Mouse!
 
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"I'M NOT A MOUSE! is a cute picture book about nicknames. Olivia's mother always calls her mouse, and she doesn't..."
My Panda Sweater
 
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One Day on our Blue Planet... In the Outback
 
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Mrs Bibi's Elephant
 
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