#YA lit

5 YA Authors to Follow on Tumblr

Check out these five YA authors with amazing books and Tumblr blogs!

Faces of Color on 2017 YA Books

Take a peek at 16 YA books hitting shelves in 2017 that feature people of color on the cover.

10 Ways Post-Election America is a Dystopian YA Novel

Post-election America is looking more and more like a dystopian YA novel.

3 On A YA Theme: Hits of 1956

Take a look back at some of the YA books from 1956, including some from authors you may have heard of before.

“We Have To Accept We Have Biases”: An Interview with Maria Padian, Author of WRECKED

A conversation with author Maria Padian about rape culture, YA books, and her latest release, WRECKED.

What To Do When Someone Tells You They Hate Reading

A high school librarian on what he does when he hears "I hate reading" from a student.

How Bookstagramming Returns Made me a Better Librarian

How monitoring book returns at a school library using social media made a librarian better at his job.

YA Book Covers I Love to Love

YA book covers that don't misrepresent or whitewash the characters.

Fandom According to YA Lit

If you read enough YA books about fandom, you start to notice certain themes.

8 Asian Fantasy Books by Asian Authors

Asian fantasy books written by Asian authors for your summer reading!

Dystopian YA Tropes and the 2016 Presidential Election

Can you tell the difference between these classic dystopian YA book elements and the 2016 U.S. election cycle?

3 On A YA Theme: Set in Mexico

Check out some great YA books set in Mexico

3 On A YA Theme: High Tech Hijinks

Teenagers + technology = loads of hijinks and possibilities in these YA novels.

3 On A YA Theme: Math Nerds

These YA books feature proud -- and sometimes not necessarily loud -- teens who love and are good at math.

3 On A YA Theme: Homeschooled Teens

An exploration of homeschool in YA fiction. Why are there so few homeschooled teens?