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Text Complexity and Young Adult Literature

Text Complexity and Young Adult Literature

How do you choose textually complex literature in English language arts? This article takes a 21st-century look at text complexity and young adult literature.

#LoveOzYAbookclub – March 2016 book selection

#LoveOzYAbookclub – March 2016 book selection

Ellie Marney’s #LoveOzYAbookclub has announced its book selection for March 2016 – Simmone Howell’s Notes from the Teenage Underground! Notes was first published in 2007, which almost…

Sydney Writers’ Festival 2016 Secondary School Days

Sydney Writers’ Festival 2016 Secondary School Days

School Days is a fantastic opportunity for students to engage with their favourite authors, discover exciting new voices and be inspired in a fun, educational…

Sydney Writers’ Festival 2016  Best of the Fest

Sydney Writers’ Festival 2016 Best of the Fest

For the first time ever, the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) is partnering with Australia’s most exciting literary celebration, Sydney Writers’ Festival,…

Boffins Books YA Club – Special Preview Night

Boffins Books YA Club – Special Preview Night

Want to know what’s coming up in the world of Young Adult reading over the next few months? Boffins Books have scoured the latest news…

Tamar Valley Writers Festival – Children’s and Young Adult authors program

Tamar Valley Writers Festival – Children’s and Young Adult authors program

Tamar Valley is Tasmania’s biggest writers festival! Some of the authors and personalities appearing in this year’s Children’s and Young Adult authors program include: Stig Wemyss,…

Anna Ciddor at the Eltham Bookshop

Anna Ciddor at the Eltham Bookshop

Date: Sunday 20th March, 2.30pm-3.30pm Location: Eltham Bookshop, 970 Main Road Eltham VIC Chatterbooks at Eltham Bookshop warmly invites 8-12 year olds and their families…

19 reasons why 2016 is shaping up to be a huge #LoveOzYA year

19 reasons why 2016 is shaping up to be a huge #LoveOzYA year

Dymocks Books tells us to Keep calm and #LoveOzYA! – with a list of Australian YA novels being released in 2016 that they can’t wait to get their hands…

Writers Victoria ‘Winter School – YA’

Writers Victoria ‘Winter School – YA’

From the Writers Victoria website  Date: Sunday 10 July 2016 – 10:00am to 4:00pm With: Fiona Wood Rating: Early – Emerging What are the elements to consider when…