#ya literature

Don’t Like YA? Give These YA Books a Shot

These 20 exceptional young adult books, from the painfully realistic to absorbing fantasies, might just make a YA reader out of you yet.

15 Laugh Out Loud Funny Books for Teens

From belly laughs to snorts, these funny books for teens are sure to provide some laugh out loud thrills for your teens.

The YA Book Prize Shortlist

Get the rundown on the YA Book Prize, which goes to a YA title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland, from one of the prize judges!

Why We Need NOUGHTS AND CROSSES and Its Upcoming Adaptation

With the first TV adaptation of NOUGHTS AND CROSSES coming up, this Rioter looks at how readers need it just as much today as when the series began.

Author Tom Mitchell Talks About His YA Debut HOW TO ROB A BANK

YA author Tom Mitchell on writing humor, his favorite adaptations, and how not every story needs to have a moral.

5 Reasons To Start a Podcast in Your High School Library

5 reasons to start a podcast in your high school library, engage students, build confidence, teach teammwork and a lot more.

15 Books Tweens & Teens Want You To Read Right Now

Take a peek at 15 novels that teens and tweens want you to read right now (because they're reading and loving them now!).

Library Book Jar: Book Recommendations on the Go!

Having a book jar in the library is a fun and easy way to generate discussions about books you'd like students to read at school.

Five Bookish Twitter Chats to Check Out

Finding Bookish Twitter Chats to find book recommendations, meet new people and spread the love of your favourite literature.

High School Debate: Are Teens Accurately Represented in YA Literature?

Hosting a high school library debate on whether or not YA literature accurately reflects the lives of teens was a great way to generate discussion.