Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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ISBN : 1118092902
Pages : 384 pages
Rating Book: 4.1/5 (118 users)

Download or read book Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies written by Deborah Halverson and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2011-06-09 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book, from developing an idea to publication. Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.

He's Not Just Teasing!: A book about the difference between teasing and bullying

Publisher : Boys Town Press
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ISBN : 1545753474
Pages : 19 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (545 users)

Download or read book He's Not Just Teasing!: A book about the difference between teasing and bullying written by Jennifer Licate and published by Boys Town Press. This book was released on 2020-11-20 with total page 19 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Malcolm has a problem, and his name is Joe. Malcolm is often the target of good natured ribbing because he's an excitable scatterbrain. Malcolm knows the jokes and laughs at his expense are all in good fun and sometimes even teach him a lesson. But the snark coming from Joe isn't funny. Joe taunts and bullies Malcolm. When he attacks, Malcolm's friends do nothing. They are silent bystanders, and Malcolm is left to wonder why. Can he find the courage to ask them for help, or will Malcolm have to stand up for himself? He's Not Just Teasing! is a quick read chapter book that examines the differences between bullying and teasing, the fragile friendships of children and the power of kindness.

The Technology Tail

Publisher : Boys Town Press
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ISBN : 1545743991
Pages : 34 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (545 users)

Download or read book The Technology Tail written by Julia Cook and published by Boys Town Press. This book was released on 2019-03-29 with total page 34 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A cute, creative story about children and their texts, tweets, posts and pics. Don’t be mean and irresponsible! That’s the straight-to-the-point advice “Screen” has for young readers who are active on social media. Whether tapping out messages on their computers, tablets or phones, Screen wants kids to know their words – the kind and the cruel – will follow them for life, creating a digital trail that can't be erased.

How Did You Miss That?: A Story for Teaching Self-Monitoring

Publisher : Boys Town Press
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ISBN : 1545750971
Pages : 35 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (545 users)

Download or read book How Did You Miss That?: A Story for Teaching Self-Monitoring written by Bryan Smith and published by Boys Town Press. This book was released on 2020-02-28 with total page 35 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When he rushes to get home after a tough evening of baseball, the last thing Braden wants to deal with is his parents on his case about not finishing every little thing on his list. But when his parents and teacher are able to show him it’s a pattern that extends far beyond skipping an occasional, chore, or math problem, Braden starts to realize that he DOES need some help. Soon Braden learns four steps to better self-monitoring. Award-winning author, father, and school counselor Bryan Smith pens another teaching tale in the very popular Executive FUNction series, written for K-5 students.

Molly Discovers Magic (Then Wants to Un-Discover It)

Publisher : Capstone
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ISBN : 1479586943
Pages : 91 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (479 users)

Download or read book Molly Discovers Magic (Then Wants to Un-Discover It) written by Megan Atwood and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2016-08 with total page 91 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Molly's having a string of good luck, while nothing is going right for her cross-country pen pal, Olive. The only explanation? There's MAGIC at work, and Molly's determined to get to the root of it and set the friendship back on track. A variety of types of correspondence and points-of-view that alternate from chapter to chapter offer a well-rounded look at the main characters and the joys and challenges of a long-distance friendship.

Little Tough Guy

Publisher : Bookman Publishing
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ISBN : 1734832010
Pages : 44 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (734 users)

Download or read book Little Tough Guy written by T.L. Conner and published by Bookman Publishing. This book was released on 2021-01-10 with total page 44 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On his journey to overcome fear and self-doubt, a young boy named Judah finds himself in a world full of monsters. He finds other children equally restrained by the same fears. At the sight of such helpless children, Judah gains the courage to rise above his fears and save the others as well as himself. By doing so, he earns the confidence necessary to face all challengers--even himself.

Pluck and Perfection

Publisher : Capstone
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ISBN : 1496525957
Pages : 128 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (496 users)

Download or read book Pluck and Perfection written by Brandon Terrell and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2016-01-01 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After a fall during her balance beam routine thirteen-year-old Rachel and her cousin use the magical Sports Illustrated magazines in their grandfather's collection to travel back to the 1976 Olympics to observe Nadia Comaneci's perfect routines--and incidentally meet their grandfather who is covering the Olympics as a sports reporter.

The Splendid Baron Submarine

Publisher : Amberjack Publishing
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ISBN : 1944995390
Pages : 244 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (944 users)

Download or read book The Splendid Baron Submarine written by Eric Bower and published by Amberjack Publishing. This book was released on 2017-11-14 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The Splendid Baron Submarine is delightfully absurd, imaginative, and fun—a wonderful book for middleschool children to read on their own, and an even better book for families to read aloud together." - Foreword Reviews, Starred Review Pirate treasure? A top secret mission? A terribly rude monkey with personal boundary and hygiene issues? Two out of three of those things sound like a dream come true to the young, clumsy, and terribly unscientific Waldo “W.B.” Baron, when his clever inventor parents are hired to go on a secret treasure hunt. The Baron family dives into adventure with their steam-powered submarine, but they aren’t prepared for the complications that occur during their trip, which include shark attacks, deep sea diving mishaps, and even a pirate’s curse, all of which W.B. is lucky enough to discover, one stumble, trip, and fall at a time.

Snapstreak

Publisher : HarperCollins
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ISBN : 1328830233
Pages : 192 pages
Rating Book: 4.2/5 (328 users)

Download or read book Snapstreak written by Suzanne Weyn and published by HarperCollins. This book was released on 2018-02-06 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Eighth-grader Vee is doomed to move to a new town, away from her BFFs Megan and Lulu. To get a jump on her new social life, she starts snapping with local Queen Bee, Gwynneth. Megan and Lulu have mixed feelings about G., but Vee's snapstreak with her is well under way when they get the biggest news EVER: The local radio station is hosting a Boys Being Dudes concert for the pair of students from different schools who can prove the longest running snapstreak! Vee could win this! The girls' BBD dreams are in reach when a gym class concussion lands Vee in bed, under a strict phone ban. It's up to Megan and Lulu to keep the streak going.

Grasping Mysteries

Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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ISBN : 1534460691
Pages : 320 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (534 users)

Download or read book Grasping Mysteries written by Jeannine Atkins and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2021-07-13 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Boy's Best Friend

Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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ISBN : 0374380090
Pages : 224 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (374 users)

Download or read book Boy's Best Friend written by Kate Banks and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2015-07-14 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Eleven-year-old George has a dog, Bart, who seems to know everything about him-from when he is feeling sad to when he will arrive home from school. George's new neighbor and classmate, Lester, also has a dog, Bill Gates, and Lester thinks he is the smartest animal in the world. When their teacher assigns a school science project about animal behavior, George and Lester decide to conduct an experiment based on the world-famous Rupert Sheldrake's experiments about dogs. George even has an email exchange with Dr. Sheldrake to help him with the project-and he and Lester soon find out that, through a few simple experiments, kids can make scientific discoveries, too. This middle-grade boys and dogs story is inspired by Rupert Sheldrake's bestselling adult novel. Dogs that Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home.

Select

Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
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ISBN : 1632896427
Pages : 360 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (632 users)

Download or read book Select written by Marit Weisenberg and published by Charlesbridge Publishing. This book was released on 2017-10-03 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A modern-day Romeo and Juliet with a supernatural twist that will appeal to fans of Ally Condie (Matched) and Kiera Cass (The Selection). Julia Jaynes has the perfect life. The perfect family. The perfect destiny. The daughter of a billionaire investor in Austin, Texas, it looks like Julia has it all. But there's something rotten beneath the surface‒dangerous secrets her father is keeping; abilities she was never meant to have; and an elite society of highly evolved people who care nothing for the rest of humanity. So when Julia accidentally jeopardizes the delicate anonymity of her people, she's banished to the one place meant to make her feel inferior: public high school. Julia's goal is to lay low and blend in. Then she meets him‒John Ford. He’s popular, quiet, intense, and strangely compelling. Then Julia discovers she can read his mind and her world expands. Their forbidden love is powerful enough to break the conditioning that has kept Julia in the cold grip of her manipulative father. For the first time, Julia develops a sense of self and questions her restrictive upbringing and her family prejudices. She must decide how she will define herself—and whom she will betray. “. . . a mighty twist at the end to look forward to.” –Kirkus Reviews “. . . the perfect combination between sci-fi and YA literature.” – A reviewer at NetGalley “. . . unique, fast-paced, intriguing and interesting.” –A reviewer at NetGalley “I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoyed the Twilight series and paranormal romance.” –A reviewer at NetGalley “Brilliant plot.” –A reviewer at NetGalley

Super Spooked

Publisher : Capstone
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ISBN : 1496565169
Pages : 128 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (496 users)

Download or read book Super Spooked written by Gina Bellisario and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2018 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Although she has battled supervillains, Ellie has recently become scared of the dark, so when she is invited to a Halloween sleepover at her best friend's house she is apprehensive--but when the villainous Fairy Frightmare sprinkles the girls with bad dream dust, trapping them all inside their nightmares, Ellie must squash her own fears to rescue her friends.

Be Light Like a Bird

Publisher : Capstone
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ISBN : 1496533011
Pages : 239 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (496 users)

Download or read book Be Light Like a Bird written by Monika Schröder and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2016 with total page 239 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After the death of her father, twelve-year-old Wren finds her life thrown into upheaval. And when her mother decides to pack up the car and forces Wren to leave the only home she's ever known, the family grows even more fractured. As she and her mother struggle to build a new life, Wren must confront issues with the environment, peer pressure, bullying, and most of all, the difficulty of forgiving those who don't deserve it. A quirky, emotional middle grade novel set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Be Light Like a Bird features well-drawn, unconventional characters and explores what it means to be a family -- and the secrets and lies that can tear one apart.

Echo (Free Preview Edition)

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
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ISBN : 0545837227
Pages : 48 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (545 users)

Download or read book Echo (Free Preview Edition) written by Pam Munoz Ryan and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2014-12-08 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Enjoy a FREE PREVIEW of Pam Muñoz Ryan's exquisitely crafted, genre-defying masterpiece in this SNEAK PEEK EDITION!Lost and alone a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each, in turn, become interwoven when the very same harmonica lands in their lives. All the children face daunting challenges: rescuing a father, protecting a brother, holding a family together. And ultimately, pulled by the invisible thread of destiny, their suspenseful solo stories converge in an orchestral crescendo. Richly imagined and masterfully crafted, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre and form, and shows us what is possible in how we tell stories. The result is an impassioned, uplifting, and virtuosic tour de force that will resound in your heart long after the last note has been struck."

Table Talk

Publisher : Boys Town Press
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ISBN : 1545721602
Pages : 32 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (545 users)

Download or read book Table Talk written by Julia Cook and published by Boys Town Press. This book was released on 2018-01-23 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Written from the table's point of view, this humorous tale helps kids understand that table manners are about much more than what fork to use. Good table manners are about being respectful, kind and considerate to others.