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If you read Juvenile or YA books--or know someone who does--then this podcast is for you! Join the staff at The Chattanooga Public Library each week for a book recommendation to help you add to your TBR stack. Learn about new books or even older books that are new to you, and be ready to answer the next time someone asks you what you're reading next!

J-YA Chattanooga Public Library

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If you read Juvenile or YA books--or know someone who does--then this podcast is for you! Join the staff at The Chattanooga Public Library each week for a book recommendation to help you add to your TBR stack. Learn about new books or even older books that are new to you, and be ready to answer the next time someone asks you what you're reading next!

    Episode 7: Jackaby and Oddmire Series

    Episode 7: Jackaby and Oddmire Series

    Lyn thinks you might like William Ritter's books, and, luckily for us, he has both J and YA titles you can try -- The Oddmire series and the Jackaby series!

    • 8 min
    Episode 6: Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsberg's Life & Work

    Episode 6: Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsberg's Life & Work

    Join Crissy for another non-fiction recommendation, Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsberg's Life & Work by Victoria Ortiz. This non-fiction biography is targeted towards YA readers.

    • 8 min
    Episode 5: Be Wary of the Silent Woods

    Episode 5: Be Wary of the Silent Woods

    This week on J-Ya, Rachel presents Be Wary of the Silent Woods by Svetlana Chmakova, a graphic novel that tackles the woes of middle school in a particularly supernatural way. Borrow a print copy by going to www.chattlibrary.org (http://chattanooga.polarislibrary.com/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.5&pos=1)

    • 4 min
    Episode 4: Nevermoor and In Other Lands

    Episode 4: Nevermoor and In Other Lands

    Looking for some Harry Potter read-alikes? Lyn has that covered for you--for both J *and* YA readers! Find them in the CPL catalog at http://chattlibrary.org

    • 7 min
    Episode 3: This Book is Anti Racist and Monster

    Episode 3: This Book is Anti Racist and Monster

    This week on J-Ya, Crissy presents This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell, a Juvenile Non-Fiction book, and Monster by Walter Dean Myers, a Young Adult Fiction novel. Borrow a digital or print copy--or even an audiobook--by going to www.chattlibrary.org (http://chattanooga.polarislibrary.com/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.5&pos=6)

    • 8 min
    Episode 2: Prince and the Dressmaker

    Episode 2: Prince and the Dressmaker

    This week on J-YA, Rachel presents The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang, a graphic novel that illustrates how being true to yourself is the best way to a fairy tale ending. Borrow a digital or print copy--or even an audiobook--by going to www.chattlibrary.org (http://chattanooga.polarislibrary.com/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.5&type=Keyword&term=the%20prince%20and%20the%20dressmaker&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM%3C%3Eabs&query=&page=0&searchid=2)

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

FLAshley! ,

Short, smart, and fun!

This is my favorite new podcast! I don’t normally read YA but I’m always intrigued by this genre’s depth and popularity so this is a fun introduction to stories I wouldn’t otherwise be exposed to.

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