Historical and/or Multicultural YA books


Holocaust Literature for Young Adults

Briar Rose--along with Devil's Arithmetic, this book provides an insightful, refreshingly different picture of the Holocaust experience, one we should never forget.


Abuse Issues

Short Stories for YAs


Poetry for YAs & by YAs


Individual Authors, special YA books, and Related Sites

Learning about YA Authors (from Kay Vandergift's pages)

Different Ways to Have Student Give Book Reports

Almond, David

Bloor, Tangerine

Bradbury, Ray--

Cormier, Robert


Fleischman, Paul Seedfolks

Gaines, Ernest.

Gallico, Paul

Hemingway, Ernest


Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust

Lewis, C. S.

LeGuin, Ursula K.

Lowry, Lois

Herman Melville

Myers, Walter Dean. Monster

Oates, Joyce Carol

O'Brian, Robert.

Paterson, Katherine


Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter

Salinger, J. D.

Sachar, Louis Holes

Shakespeare, William Romeo and Juliet: a site developed by Mr. Paul Yllana & his students at Leland High, San Jose, CA


Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens) Huckleberry Finn: Problems and issues

Yolan, Jane Briar Rose