With A Wrinkle In Time blowing up the box office, we might be in for another wave of young adult novels making their way to the silver screen. While most YA fiction and hell, most fiction in general is junk, there are a few writers who stand head and shoulders over the rest. The stigma of adults reading YA fiction has pretty much evaporated, but not all of these books are created equal. Thankfully, there are plenty of authors willing to push that envelope. Here are eleven YA books that grapple with ideas well above their suggested reading age. Fans of George R.
Mean, Spoiled, Entitled NO MORE: How to Transform Your Teen Into a Caring, Mature, Young Adult
Mean Spoiled, Entitled No More: How to Transform Your Teen
Parents, if you have ever spoken these words, this article is for you. While no parent dreams of raising a child that would be described with these negative words, we have to wonder, what is fueling this epidemic? What is happening to our kids? There are a number of contributing factors to this entitlement syndrome: youth culture, cell phone use, media influence, money, housekeepers, lack of chores, sports focus, grade obsession.
Graphic Novels. As rising seniors and college-bound high school graduates finish off the school year, the following works will keep them intrigued during the summer months. By no means a comprehensive list, this is just a smattering of titles from recent years that have grabbed our attention. Please feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments. Allison, John.
As parents, we want to protect our kids but we also have to allow them to mature and become responsible adults. After a decade of improvements, the high school graduation rate in America has stalled out in recent years. The research indicated that three out of every 10 students in U.