YA Shout Outs: LGBTQ+ Pride Month
Looking for LGBTQ+ books to read during Pride Month? The Tor Teen Team has recommendations for you! Read more about our favorite books with LGBTQ+ representation. Continue Reading YA Shout Outs: LGBTQ+ Pride Month
YA Shout Outs: Mental Health Awareness Month
To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month, the Tor Teen Team wanted to shout out some of the books that discuss mental health with care and empathy, and that make us feel seen and understood. Continue Reading YA Shout Outs: Mental Health Awareness Month
Anger Is a Gift Author Mark Oshiro Answers Rapid Fire Questions!
Learn about Anger Is a Gift author Mark Oshiro as they answer rapid fire questions! Continue Reading Anger Is a Gift Author Mark Oshiro Answers Rapid Fire Questions!
5 Books to Celebrate Pride Month
All year round is a good time to read books featuring LGBTQ+ characters and relationships, but this Pride Month it’s especially on our minds. YA has seen an explosion in characters who show a wider range of gender and sexuality – here are just a few books to read this June and look forward to in the coming months! Continue Reading 5 Books to Celebrate Pride Month
The Story Behind Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Learn how Mark Oshiro’s experiences as a teen influenced their writing of Anger Is a Gift! Continue Reading The Story Behind Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Mark Oshiro Shares Three Facts About Anger Is a Gift!
Discover three facts about Anger Is a Gift from author Mark Oshiro! Continue Reading Mark Oshiro Shares Three Facts About Anger Is a Gift!
Read KaeShawn Smith’s essay, inspired by Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro! Continue Reading Chaotic Change
Read the First Two Chapters of Anger Is a Gift!
A story of resilience and loss, love and family, Mark Oshiro’s Anger Is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and strength of a community living within a system of oppression. Continue Reading Read the First Two Chapters of Anger Is a Gift!
5 Books About Socially Conscious Teens
Now more than ever, speaking up and out for what you believe in is a part of growing up and taking your place in the world. Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro, coming later this month, features teens confronting social and community issues with courage and standing together to fight for what’s right. As we anticipate its release next month, we’ve come up with a list of books in which teens band together in the wake of tragedy and injustice to change their communities for the better. Continue Reading 5 Books About Socially Conscious Teens
YA Sorting Hat: Hufflepuff Edition
There are plenty of Hufflepuffs in YA novels. Here’s our list! Continue Reading YA Sorting Hat: Hufflepuff Edition