YA Book Lovers Group – virtual meeting
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
If you love YA books, please join us for our monthly book group meeting. This month, we are reading books from the new North Star YA Book Award list. If you would like to join us, please email Miss Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org. to get a Zoom link to the meeting.
North Star YA Award 2020-2021
(Titles, published in 2019, suggested for students in grades 7-12)
A Project of the Maine Student Book Award
Acevedo, Elizabeth. With the Fire on High. Quill Tree Books.
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Shout. Viking Books for Young Readers.
Anderson, Natalie C. Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers.
Emezi, Akwaeke. Pet. Make Me a World.
Fischer, Nancy Richardson. The Speed of Falling Objects. Inkyard Press.
Foley, Jessie Ann. Sorry for Your Loss. Quill Tree Books.
Kemmerer, Brigid. A Curse So Dark and Lonely. Bloomsbury YA.
Kwaymullina, Ambelin, & Kwaymulllina, Ezekiel. The Things She’s Seen. Knopf Books for Young Readers.
McGinnis, Mindy. Heroine. HarperCollins Publishers.
Panetta, Kevin. Bloom. Illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau. First Second.
Phillippe, Ben. The Field Guide to the North American Teenager. Balzer + Bray.
Reynolds, Justin A. Opposite of Always. Katherine Teagan Books.
Ribay, Randy. Patron Saints of Nothing. Kokila.
Takei, George. They Called Us Enemy. Illustrated by Harmony Becker. IDW Publishing.
Thomas, Angie. On the Come Up. Balzer + Bray
Thomas, Leah. Wild and Crooked. Bloomsbury YA
Villalobos, Juan Pablo. The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border. Macmillan Publishing Group.
Wilson, Kip. White Rose. Versify.
Wolf, Ryan. Watches and Warnings. West 44 Books.
Yoon, David. Frankly in Love. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
Youngdahl, Shana. As Many Nows As I Can Get. Dial Books.