What’s New in Young Adult Literature?

What are the latest “hot” young adult books? so many books

The world of YA literature is a dynamic one that has become one of the most vibrant areas of publishing. Keeping up with these changes and the 5,000+ new titles flooding the market annually can be a full-time job. We’d like to help!

You are invited to view Michael Cart’s new one-hour recorded session. He will bring you up to date with new trends and the best new titles for your collections. Both fiction and non-fiction titles are included.archive

In addition to the recording, access to the presentation slides and to the list of titles is provided.

Michael Cart Discusses Memorable LGBTQ Characters in Literature

podcastIn this podcast, Michael Cart talks about some memorable LGBTQ characters in literature. Titles mentioned include: Man Without a Face by Isabelle Holland, The Arizona Kid by Ron Koertge, Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden, Deliver Us from Evie by M.E. Kerr, Luna by Julie Ann Peters, and Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg.

Celebrating Some Recent Anniversaries and Notable Occasions in the World of Books

podcastIn this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart celebrates recent anniversaries and other notable occasions in the world of books and publishing. Among the occasions mentioned: the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the 75th anniversary of the publication of Make Way for Ducklings, and the 100th birthday of author Beverly Cleary.