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Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Created by Jennifer Hubert, Young Adult Librarian at the Queens Borough Public Library in New York City, and Webmaster Andrew Mutch of Novi, Michigan, this site offers booklists for young adult readers "who need a good read, but are wondering if there's life after Judy Blume and Gary Paulsen." Hubert believes that some adults don't give teens enough credit when it comes to reading tastes, and she...

http://www.readingrants.org/
I Read Banned Books

Jen Bigheart in the Public Relations director for Westbank Community Libraries of Austin, Texas who is also involved in the Texas Teen Book Festival and a co-founder of the group Literary Lonestars. On her blog I Read Banned Books, Bigheart reviews a number of Young Adult and middle grade fiction titles with an eye toward intellectual freedom. Books are tagged by title, author, and topics for easy...

http://www.jenbigheart.com
The ALAN Review

The ALAN Review is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (ALAN). As explained on ALAN's official webpage, this journal is "devoted solely to the field of literature for young adults." Launched in 1994, this tri-annual journal is targeted toward writers and readers of young adult literature,...

https://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/ALAN/
GayYA

Originally featured in the 1/26/2018 Scout Report, GayYA continues to be an impressive resource for anyone wanting to keep an eye out for inclusive books written for young adult audiences. Librarians, educators, youth workers, and parents may be interested in GayYA: "a website and blog dedicated to everything LGBTQIA+ in YA [young adult literature]." This website was launched in 2011 and...

http://www.yapride.org/