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Young Adult Literature

This guide was created for ENG 372 (Young Adult Literature) offered by the Department of English at Southern Connecticut State University.

YA Literature Guides on the Web

Adlit.org
Adlit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.

ALAN (The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents) 
The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE (ALAN) promotes communication and cooperation among all individuals who have a special interest in adolescent literature, presents programs and conferences on this subject, promotes and increases the number of articles and publications devoted to it and integrates the efforts of all those with an interest in this literature.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Web Site
This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

Literary Link - YA Literature
Literary Links contains, reading lists, authors, journals, and other materials.

Vandergrift’s Young Adult Literature Page 
This website offers links to adolescent book lists, adolescent literature criticism, young adult resources on the web for teachers and adolescents, and a cyberlibrary of articles relating to young adult literature.

Young Adult (YA) Books Central
Contains reviews, booklists, discussion groups, videos, blogs, and more. You can search for books by keyword.