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8 Modern YA Novels to Pair With Classroom Classics

Zola Books | Posted 06.09.2014 | Books
Zola Books

The school year is winding down, which means that teens (young people of any age, really) can finally give the classics a rest and dive instead into the young adult novels that really reflect what it's like to grow up today.

Book Featuring Lesbian Couple Back On Utah School District's Shelves

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Education

SALT LAKE CITY -- A book about a lesbian couple raising children has returned to a Utah school district's library shelves, amid a lawsuit from the Ame...

Utah School District Sued For Restricting Access To Book About Lesbian Family

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Utah filed a lawsuit Tuessday against the Davis School District after officials told elementary sch...

ACLU Takes Utah School District To Task For Restricting Book About Lesbian Family

Posted 06.28.2012 | Education

The American Civil Liberties Union has taken issue with Davis School District for requiring parental permission for children to check out a homosexual...

Utah School District Restricts Access To Book About Lesbian Family

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Education

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY, June 1 (Reuters) - Students in a Utah school district will need permission from their parents to re...

9 Fantastic Prep School Novels

Jennifer Miller | Posted 07.22.2012 | Books
Jennifer Miller

I've now read 26 school novels and counting. My favorites depict adolescence at its most obsessive and raw. The young protagonists are often gravely misguided, but they struggle with a singular passion we don't often feel as adults.

Your Favorite School Books

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 12.17.2011 | Books

Thinking about the bookshelves back at school brings up so many memories. The first time you stood by yourself at the library desk and handed over...

NH Parents Object To Book That Calls Jesus 'Vagrant'

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

BEDFORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire couple told a school board Monday that their son's civil rights were violated when he was assigned a book that r...

New York Schools Streamline Trade-Book Purchasing, Cut Out Small

The New York Times | JO CRAVEN McGINTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Scores of salespeople traversed the city, going from school to school, peddling so-called trade books: the novels, works of nonfiction, test guides an...