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Teen Book Club
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However, that being said, I still think the overly sensational presentation of the list robs it of a large portion of its inherent value. In November of , the National Education Association ran an online survey to see children and young adults would select as their top favorite books— you can read the results here. The other great aspect of this list is that the NEA suggests that you cross-reference the list with a survey they did where teachers were asked to select their top examples of quality literature for children — you can read that list here. This list is not intended to be definitive. It is merely a jumping-off point, a place to start exploring the world of books. In recent years publishing for children has become a growth area.
In this guest post, Kathy Ishizuka, Executive Editor of SLJ , expands on the need for diverse books that span a wide range of cultures, characters, and themes, with recommended reading lists. Books that explore, illuminate, and celebrate the full diversity of human experience are so needed—now, perhaps, more than ever. And demand is high.
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