Thursday, November 8, 2012

The BIGGIES, the BIG ISSUES in YA Lit

There's been a lot of talk lately about some of the BIG issues in YA Lit, so take a moment to check out our posts about them:

Body Image

Is Fat the Last Acceptable Prejudice?
Every Day by David Levithan, a book review
Butter by Erin Jade Lange, a book review
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, a book review
Skinny by Donna Cooner, a review
A Second Opinion: Every Day by David Levithan
10 Titles that deal with Obesity and Body Image (with links to some good articles)
The Cover Story: Body image and ya book covers
Top 10 Books about Eating Disorders
A moment to pause and reflect on body image and ya lit
Today is Love Your Body Day

Diversity

Racial Stereotyping in YA Literature
Race Reflections, Take II
Building Bridges to Literacy for African American Male Youth Summit recap, part 1
Friday Reflections: Talking with Hispanic/Latino Teens about YA Lit

Family: Siblings, Parents and Grandparents

Multigenerational relationships in YA lit
Siblings? Family size in YA lit 


Girls

I'm Just a Girl? Gender issues in YA Lit

Guys

Guys and YA Lit with Eric Devine

Sexuality

You want to put WHAT in my YA?
Taking a Stand for What You Believe In

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