young adult

Fran Wilde has created a remarkable world of bone towers and sky monsters--a world that can only be navigated by means of ingeniously engineered wings. Updraft, the first in the Bone Universe series, won the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Compton Crook Award. The sequel, Cloudbound, goes to darker places as political upheaval takes hold.
I wasn’t out in high school. It was a suburb of Houston, reliably conservative, huge churches on every corner. Tom DeLay’s
It's your 37th birthday Ms. Granger, or should I say Mrs. Weasley.
Growing up, he hated reading, essays, and creative writing exercises.
We often hear the myth that we have a lost generation of young people who are self-centered, uncaring, and acting out in vastly negative behaviors. This misconception is simply not true for many young individuals
The transition from middle adolescence to late adolescence or young adulthood is a difficult one. Some kids have growth spurts, hormonal changes continue, peer relations get more complex, and school work gets more demanding and at a quicker pace.
He's a successful YouTuber, a book enthusiast, and has cultivated quite the following on social media. Ben Alderson - aka Benjaminoftomes - is a superstar in his own right. Now, Ben is embarking on another journey with his new micropublishing house.
We think that there is a certain age that you turn where suddenly things just make sense and you have all the knowledge to make the right choices. Then you grow up and realize that there's no such thing as an adult.
Fast forward six years, a surgery to remove a grapefruit sized tumor, four rounds of chemo and then three rounds of IVF to
10. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell "Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might
When you're an adolescent, coming into your teen years sounds awesome. We wake up every morning pick out outfits based on how we feel that day, or consider the thought of grabbing the attention of a cute boy at school. Life is so easy for us then.
Hobo Pete tells the eerie tale of three boys in 1963 Appalachia, who encounter a local hobo with whom they have something in common: they each hear the passing of a ghostly train in the night.
I was once the mother of babies who squirmed to be out of my arms and let down, who then grew into children who would wiggle free of my hands impatient to run in the park, and then zoomed into teens who began taking phones into their rooms to talk privately.
Calling a book "young adult" is only important in that it can help get a book to the right reader. After that it's a useless abstraction and should be discarded.
November is finally here, which means National Novel Writing Month is in full swing, and Book Awareness Week is right around the corner. So with writing and reading on the brain, what better time to get the scoop on an awesome upcoming book and an exclusive look at the cover?
In The Door in the Mountain Caitlin Sweet's work ventures into new territory for the author in two ways: It is YA, and it is a Greek mythology retelling -- in this case, the myth of Theseus.
Telling stories across multiple media forms, tapping the strengths of each, offers the potential to develop meaningful stories in much deeper and more engaging ways.
As a young adult cancer patient, you are always the odd man out, whether you are being treated in a center that focuses on pediatric patients or adult patients. But when a group is united, research can be done, solutions can be found, and strides can be made.
In a recent episode, App Development and Condiments, I was struck by the hilarious dystopian world the series had created in the single episode.