Jane Eyre is a first-person narrative of the title character, a small, plain-faced, intelligent and honest English orphan. When an airplane full of teenage beauty queens crashes on a remote island, the surviving girls are forced to push themselves to the limits in order to survive. Go here to enter for a chance to win , or just click on the image below. Janna, a Muslim American teen, is trying to figure out how to deal with the seemingly perfect boy from her mosque who sexually assaulted her and is now spreading cruel rumors. Delacorte Books for Young Readers. As a teenager who just turned 18, I completely understand the widespread appeal of YA books, and I support any and all fellow adults reading them.
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As such, they are a more populist literary prize than the Booker Prize. Rachel and Henry were best friends until Rachel moved away. We are giving away a stack of 11 of our favorite Beach Reads for Summer ! Unlike the tall-tale, idyllic worl In it, Proust introduces the themes that run through the entire work. Sarah Franklin on Outsiders Books. This fact alone made me initially avoid reading the book because I have a low tolerance for schmaltzy books, and it seemed gimmicky.
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Manhattan Beach , Jennifer Egan. The Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. They were known as the Whitbread Book Awards until , after which Costa Coffee, a subsidiary of Whitbread, took over sponsorship. A brief essay illuminates each excerpt and puts the work in context. A noir-inflected, sprawling short fiction collection from an eminent Colombian writer, Return to the Dark Valley is packed with vibrant characters and gripping stories. But after hearing great reviews from so many fellow readers, I finally gave in. The Catcher in the Rye by J.
Why do you think historical fiction is a good genre for young adults to get into? The Sterkarms are a 16th century Scottish clan. Printz Award 33 William C. This is a gorgeous novel about the potential we as humans have to connect with each other when we abandon all pretense and learn to see each other as we truly are. She spawned an entire genre. It's easier to pretend you're young with everything ahead of you.