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The YA Scene: Magic, Apocalypses, and…Pirates?

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Sailing the shelves of the YA department in bookstores across the world is a resurgence of pirates in all their swashbuckling glory—and then some.

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Imagine Wanting Only This: A Contemporary Graphic Novel

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In Kristen Radtke’s graphic memoir, Imagine Wanting Only This, the genre of non-fiction is pushed into an artistic and innovative form of prose that resembles poetry. Radtke meditates on the

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A Millennial’s Wrinkle in Time Part 2: Disney Tries to Make a Comeback

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The pressure was surely on for Disney to get this production right the second time around. The lackluster original television version most definitely disappointed the fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962

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After the B4: Girl in Pieces and Combating the Brooding Byronic Bad Boy

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If you’re not following @broodingYAhero on Twitter, you probably should be. I say this not because I have some kind of sponsorship deal (I don’t) or because I spend too

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Cut the Bull, and Express Yourself! | Ferdinand Pt. 3

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We’ve talked about historical context, we’ve talked about animal rights, and now it’s time to talk about why boys can’t cry. More importantly, it’s time to talk about being true

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Cut the Bull, Let’s Talk Animal Rights | Ferdinand – pt. 2

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Last week, we talked about The Story of Ferdinand and the impacts and messages that classic picture books carried. Today, we are going to talk about the recent, 2017 film

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