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EXAMS AND YA FICTION by Gill-Marie Stewart

Do exams – and in particular exam success – feature more in YA fiction than in real life? I’ve been pondering this recently. Is YA fiction some middle-class enclave where for the most part exams matter and, for the most … Continue reading

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Diversity in Books – is that still a thing?

There’s a lot of discussion about diversity in books at the moment – well, lack of diversity mostly. But balancing out these discussions are cries that we’re doing as well as we can, pointing at this, that or the other … Continue reading

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Magical, invisible women

Diversity in YA (or lack thereof) is a hot topic at present. A comment that struck me recently was along the lines that browsing the YA section of a library or bookshop is like a “hall of mirrors” – provided … Continue reading

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