Monday, June 6, 2011

More responses concerning dark YA content

"My Take on the Wall Street Journal Article About YA" by Sarah Fine, child psychologist (The Strangest Situation blog):

"YA Lit; or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Darkness" by Shedrick Pittman-Hassett, librarian, author, (Serial Distractions, A Writer's Residence blog):
One of the best rebuttals I have read.

"There's Dark Things In Them There Books!" by Liz B., librarian (School Library Journal):
TONS of links to other sites concerning this topic are located at the bottom of Liz B's rebuttal.

"Books Are Dangerous!" by Donalyn Miller, teacher (an Education Week Teacher blog):

"Navigating The Darkness: In Defense of Young Adult Literature" by Sheryl Long, professor (Teaching With Zest blog):


  1. Thank you so much for linking to my blog!

  2. It was one of the more thought out blogs I found, and I really enjoyed it.