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If you love to read and talk about books, Irving's libraries offer 11 book clubs for adults covering a wide range of tastes. To find out about upcoming books and meeting times, check the Adult Program Calendar. An informal discussion group for readers who like to talk about books.
Young Adult literature is generally described as books written for an audience of year olds. It may also include books primarily written for adults but which have appeal to younger readers. Nonfiction written for Young Adults is located throughout the children's non-fiction collection Rm
While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. Bell shares the story of a childhood illness meningitis that would render her deaf. She focuses on the struggles and insecurities of starting school and making friends.
American Panda by Gloria Chao. Now a freshman at MIT, she is on track to fulfill the rest of this predetermined future: become a doctor, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer, produce a litter of babies. But when Mei reconnects with her brother, Xing, who is estranged from the family for dating the wrong woman, Mei starts to wonder if all the secrets are truly worth it.
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Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction? Sat 15 Jun
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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and now-inconsequential details of school politics and heartbreak.
Suddenly my desk was groaning under copies of picture books, middle grade fiction and non-fiction and Young Adult novels. A steady diet of Enid Blyton, and Archie and Tintin comics, it was like crawling through a musty cupboard and entering into a whole new world of literature. I quickly became drawn to the Young Adult books, maybe because in some ways it was the easiest to transition to.