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Adult Books 4 Teens
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The Lover’s Dictionary

The Lover's Dictionary

YA author and editor David Levithan published his first adult novel last month. David’s books generally appeal to both teens and adults, and certainly the same will be true of The Lover’s Dictionary. In this case, the need for categorization feels overly… fussy. But there it is — this is his first adult book with [...]

Poetry for Teens

White Egrets

Finding appealing poetry for teens is a challenge. Today we offer two very different possibilities. One from Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott. The other for beginners. I also recommend taking a look at YALSA’s Outstanding Books for the College Bound lists. In particular, the 1999 list includes a long list of poetry.  This has a nice [...]