Posts tagged 'Coming-of-age'
Posted 19 June 2017
Optimists Die First author Susin Nielsen explains what it's like writing about mental health issues - and how she gets inside her characters' heads.
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Posted 6 June 2017
Sita Brahmachari reveals the book that woke her up to politics - and how her novel Tender Earth follows that journey.
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Posted 24 May 2017
Inspired by her new novel, the Girl of Ink & Stars author picks her favourite ever butterfly books.
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Posted 9 May 2017
#Help! My Cat's A Vlogging Superstar author Rae Earl reveals how fabulous felines have inspired her over the years.
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Posted 8 May 2017
CBBC presenter Katie Thistleton chats to Alex Strick about her new book, which wants to help young people with their mental health - a topic that's close to home.
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Posted 24 April 2017
There's nothing quite like having a bedtime story read to you - so try out these audiobooks.
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Posted 20 January 2017
Julia Lee, author of Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection and The Mysterious Misadventures of Clemency Wrigglesworth, gives us her Top 10 Fictional Diaries across Children's, Middle Grade & Teen literature.
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Posted 5 February 2016
The Silent Striker looks at the typical issues that face a teenage boy: football, family, girlfriends and friendship. And this boy just happens to be losing his hearing, too.
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Posted 3 June 2014
Why aren't there more YA books about transgendered, cross-dressing or intersex teens? Alyssa Brugman doesn't know the answer, but she did write one - and tells us about how she...
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