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Book Riot - YA


Book Riot


Book Riot is the largest independent editorial book site in North America, and home to a host of media, from podcasts to newsletters to original content, all designed around diverse readers and across all genres. 

This link provides access to YA articles and podcasts diverse voices in YA literature, with an emphasis on inclusivity.

TumbleBooks - Spanish & French!


Learn Spanish and French using children's books (under the red Language Learning tab) to start! (TumbleBooks Tutorial)

Newsmaker: Raina Telgemeier

Raina Telgemeier’s YA graphic memoirs—Smile, Sisters, and her latest, Guts (Scholastic, September)—are so relatable, hilarious, and comforting that you may want to cancel your plans for the day and read them in one sitting. Through expressive illustrations and funny, honest dialogue and narration, she captures how it feels to be a preteen or teen. American Libraries spoke with Telgemeier about her creative process, how graphic novelists became champions for unrepresented voices in publishing, and her advice for aspiring artists....

American Libraries Newsmaker, Sept./Oct.

The youngest librarian in India

Twelve-year-old Yashoda D. Shenoy (right), a student at Thirumala Devaswom High School, Kochi, India, has been running her own library since January 26, 2019. One day she realized that for many, the prospect of having to pay a public library fine may discourage people from reading. Her solution was to start a library. With 3,000 fiction and nonfiction books and 140 members, the library is one of the most talked about ventures in India. Shenoy runs the library from 4–7 p.m. and her parents play librarians in the morning when she goes to school. The library is on the first floor of their house, sharing space with her father’s art gallery....

The Hindu (Chennai), July 27; The News Minute (Bangalore), July 14