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Children’s Literature : The Booklist Reader. The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time. We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the… We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best writers to contribute to the genre.

To honor the best books for young adults and children, TIME compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as U.S. LIST: The 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Little, Brown The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Buy here) By Sherman Alexie. See 17 authors’ favorite books for young readers. Read about how author Meg Wolitzer was inspired by Sylvia Plath’s Bell Jar. It’s your turn: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time.

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the… We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best writers to contribute to the genre. To honor the best books for young adults and children, TIME compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as U.S.

Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt, children’s-book historian Leonard Marcus, the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress, the Every Child a Reader literacy foundation and 10 independent booksellers. The List: 100 Best Children's Books of All Time HarperCollins. In my good books... | Reading, thinking and drinking tea. 15 Chapter Book Series That Should Be More Popular.

Getting into a good chapter book series is the BEST, right? Because once you finish one, there’s another, and then another, and you’re guaranteed lots of good reading material to last for awhile. Your kids know the popular series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Harry Potter, but do you know these lesser known series? I hope you’ll check them out. Read them and spread the word because these really should be more popular! The Year of the . . . 4 book series (so far) by Andrea Chang – REALISTIC (ages 6 – 9) Growing up is challenging and in the first novel, The Year of the Book, Anna turns to books for company while she learns how to make friendships in real life. The subsequent books in the series are just as realistic and well-written. I highly recommend them. Smile, Drama, Sisters 3 book series by Raina Telgemeier – REALISTIC (ages 8 – 12) Raina shares her growing up stories with humor and amazing art (these are graphic novels) in these three popular books.

(ages 8 – 12) ***The Starry-Eyed Revue***