A round up of some amazing new Young Adult books!
I read young adult sparingly. Since I don't use it in my teaching or with the educators I work with, I don't always make the time for it. But every so often I hear about a book. Or it's an author I enjoy. Or it comes highly recommended by someone I know.
The way I look at it, although I don't use young adult books in my teaching, the students at my school do grow up. And they do come back and visit, when their younger siblings are at school, on special community days. It's nice to continue book conversations with them, just on a different level.
Here are some newer young adult titles that fall in the realistic fiction genre. All of these books touched me in some way or another. All of them were windows into other people's lives, that while different from mine, gave me a new appreciation, or made me think about something a little differently. Click on the title to find my review.
by Eric Lindstrom
by Jennifer Niven
by Kathleen Glasgow
by Carrie Firestone
by Gae Polisner
What are some of your favorite and new realistic fiction young adult reads you've come across lately?