Young Adult Novels For Politically Engaged Readers

These stories are important precisely because they’re challenged; the more unheard perspectives are released by publishers, shared by gatekeepers and connected with readers, the less they’ll seem like dangerous anomalies to the people doing the challenging.

Young Adult Services Librarian Susan Paley shared this article with me. It’s discussing a batch of vital books that were recently published in Young Adult Fiction, particularly for the important conversations they can start, the bravery of the characters portrayed in each story, and the thought-provoking issues indirectly-or-directly raised by the respective narratives.

It’s important for our teen readers to access books that offer a diverse cast of characters that encounter substantive societal challenges – this opens minds, it broadens minds, and it reinforces compassion and understanding.

Updates on Teen Lit

9 Great Young Adult Novels For Politically Engaged Readers


Start searching for ANY of these titles NOW, through our online catalog. Get your library card out and you can reserve/hold anything you find

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