Michael Cart talks about “crossover books”

podcastIn this podcast, Michael Cart, Infopeople’s book guy, talks about the new literary phenomenon called “crossover books,” which – in part, at least – refers to adult books of interest to young adult readers. To find out what else have a listen.

Titles mentioned in this podcast:

  • Anderson, M. T. THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Vol. 1: The Pox Party, Vol. 2: The Kingdom of the Waves
  • Chambers, Aidan. THIS IS ALL
  • THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS BY A. WOLF (i.e. Jon Scieszka)
  • Abrahamson, Richard. “Back to the Future with Adult Books for the Teenage Reader”
  • Abrahamson, Richard and Betty Carter. NONFICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS. From Delight to Wisdom
  • Sample adult titles for young adults:
    • Over and Under
    • The Year of Ice
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    • Black Swan Green
    • The Thirteenth Tale
    • Upstate
    • Anansi Boys
    • As Simple as Snow
    • Swimming to Antarctica
    • My Sister’s Keeper
    • Project X
    • The Kite Runner
    • The Fall of Rome
    • 10th Grade
    • Imani All Mine
    • What Girls Learn
  • Chbosky, Stephen. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (MTV Books, 1999)
  • Cart, Michael. “Core Collection: Cross Overs. Booklist. February 15, 2009


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