On the Edge: YA Fiction

On the Edge YA: Activism

With the world’s political state in a somewhat frenzy, it is important that we who work in libraries

Mental Illness

Mental illness is a topic that a lot of people tend to avoid because they don’t believe it

Sam’s Top Three Tough Issue Books of 2015

2015 has been a fantastic year for diverse and difficult topics in the young adult sphere. Part of

Disability

Libraries are outspoken advocates for information accessibility and accommodations. As a society we want every person to be able to

Bullying

When I was in the sixth grade, I began to receive anonymous letters in my desk, stating that

All the Tough Topics: Sensitive Issues in Young Adult Literature 

Teens are a challenging group, but they live in a difficult and always changing world where social issues are constantly fluffed under the rug.