Thursday, January 28, 2010

Novel Notes and Teen News: Your Source for Teen Book Information and Other Teen News 01/29/2010

Catcher in the Rye Author, J. D. Salinger Dies at 91

The Catcher in the Rye
Many of us have had to read the book Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger in school with its caustic narrator, Holden Caulfield. Find out more about the author who died Wednesday at the age of 91 in this New York Times obituary.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/29/books/29salinger.html


Legal Website for Teens and Their Parents

Looking for interesting legal info? Check out this page that has legal issues regarding teens from around the country.

http://askthejudge.info/

Here is a review of the website by YPULSE:

http://www.ypulse.com/wordpress/wordpress/yab-ypulse-youth-website-profile-ask-the-judge

The questions and the discussions are interesting, but keep in mind, they may not be able to answer specific legal questions and if you have a question you may be asked to speak with an attorney in your area.


Eight YA Authors Who Have Shaped YA Lit Over the Last Decade

Check out this blog post from Omnivoracious that discusses some of the most influential authors of the last ten years.

http://www.omnivoracious.com/2010/01/the-ya-decade.html

Talk Back: Let us know what you think! Who do you think should be on the list of most influential authors for teens in the last 10 years! Post your responses in our comments. Do you agree with the picks of the author above, or do you have someone better?

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