Favorite YA authors...

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Registered: 03-25-2003
Favorite YA authors...
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Wed, 11-05-2008 - 8:55pm

Being a middle school teacher, most of my reads are YA, so I'm listing a few of my favorite YA authors:

Stephenie Meyer
Peg Kehret
Carl Hiaasen
Judy Blume
Christopher Pike
Andrew Clements
Gary Paulsen



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Registered: 08-11-2008
Sun, 11-09-2008 - 4:04pm

Hi Alygator,


I teach HS, so I read a lot of YA too. In no particular order:


* Chris Crutcher


* Robert Cormier


* Sherman Alexie (He's just pub 2 YA books, he has several adult novels)


* Walter Dean Myers


* Laurie Halse Anderson


* Scott Westerfeld


* Justine Larbastleir


* Charles de Lint


* Celia Rees


* Ellen Wittlinger


* Holly Black


* David Levithan


* Mercedes Lackey


* Lois McMaster Bujold


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Registered: 08-20-2007
Mon, 11-10-2008 - 4:30pm

I was telling my DD about your list of YA Authors and told her she would have to come and take a look.

Lori

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Registered: 08-11-2008
Mon, 11-10-2008 - 5:19pm

It's been awhile since I read either Flight or The Adventures of a Part- Time Indian and my students *love* it when there's a word they'd get written up for saying in their book!

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Registered: 08-20-2007
Mon, 11-10-2008 - 5:34pm
LOL....I think its funny that he wrote a book without profanity to make a point.

Lori