In June 2011, we hosted a week of contemporary YA fiction. The following posts were part of that week and include a number of ideas for advocating contemporary YA lit, book lists, and guest posts.
Why Contemporary YA?
Kelly's Pick List of Must-Read Contemporary YA
Justina Ireland's Top 5 Must-Read Contemporary YA Titles
Contemporary YA Book List Featuring Friendship, Romance, and Rural Life
Foundational Contemporary YA Titles
Contemporary YA Book List Featuring Religion, Sexuality, and Life After High School
Patricia McCormick on Being 15
Contemporary YA Book List Featuring Grief, Sports, and "Tough Stuff"
Advocating For Contemporary YA Fiction
Middle Grade Contemporary Fiction Book List