Bonus: Great Gifts for All

The CYA Podcast presents…Great Gifts for All!

Emily
Children’s

Noisy Nora and Morris’ Disappearing Bag by Rosemary Wells
The Giant Jam Sandwich by John Vernon Lord
The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone
Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator by Sarah C. Campbell
The Stinky Chese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

YA
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Wreck this Journal by Keri Smith
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Various GNs: Yotsuba&!, Y the Last Man, Walking Dead

Adrienne
10 Little Penguins: A pop-up by Jean-Luc Fromental, illustrated by Joelle Jolivet
Stoo Hample’s Book of Bad Manners
Curse workers series by Holly Black
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Dystopian and apocalyptic: the differences –
Dystopian is a perfect world gone wrong; apocalyptic is a world rebuilt after being destroyed by tools of mass destruction whether chemical, biological, alien or warfare.

 Apocalyptic books:
Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Shade’s Children by Garth Nix
Life as We Know It series by Susan Beth Pfeffer
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Enclave by Ann Anguirre
Ashfall by Mike Mullin

Dystopian books:
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
Dark Parties by Sara Grant
Feed by M.T. Anderson – get audio version
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Candor by Pam Bachorz
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
Matched by Ally Condi – series
Delirium by Lauren Oliver – series
Incarceron & Sapphique by Catherine Fisher
Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld –series
Unwind by Neal Shusterman – series

http://www.bartsbookshelf.co.uk/2009/09/30/update-best-dystopian-ya-novels-redux/ – 50+ titles, the list is from 2009 but still applicable.

YA Consultants
YALSA resources: All webinars on this page are free to YALSA members two months after their original recording. http://www.ala.org/yalsa/yalsamemonly/webinars/webinars

Watch your email for YALSA webinar’s directed to state youth services consultants. The webinar’s highlight the teen services resources YALSA has available on their website. Some you may already know, but I’m sure there’s a few you may not.

International Federation of Library Associations Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section

Michelle Alison Taylor’s Master’s thesis The Monster Chronicles: The role of children’s stories featuring monsters in managing childhood fears and promoting empowerment.

School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come edited by Kristin Fontichiaro

Children’s Programming Monthly: Programs & Ideas for Preschool through Grade 3.

Jenny
Adult
Name of the Wind and Wisemans Fear by Rothfuss
Lamentation, Canticle, Antiphon by Ken Scholes
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens

Young Adult
Star Crossed by Elizabeth Bunce
Incarceron, Sapphique by Catherine Fisher
Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud
Okay for now by Gary Schmidt

Children’s
The Girl who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Boat of her Own Making
A Tale Dark of Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Blackhope Enigma by Teresa Flavin

Picture Book
Shout ,Shout it Out- Denise Fleming
Press Here by Herve Tullet
I want my Hat Back- Jon Classen
Ruby Violet and Lime by Jane Brockett
Stars by Marla Frazee
Lego Ideas Book and/ or the Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia

Karl
Audiobooks:
Leviathan Trilogy
The True Meaning of Smekday
Revolution
The Jeeves and Wooster novels by P.G. Wodehouse

Creativity:
What It Is and Picture This
Masters: Collage
The Map As Art
Modern Masters series
Pinterest

Improve Yourself:
The Power of Now
Man’s Search for Meaning
“Let something go”

 

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