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Hope Nation

YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration

Rose Brock Angie Thomas Jason Reynolds Nicola Yoon

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Penguin
05 March 2019
A 2019 Texas Topaz Reading List Selection
A Junior Library Guild Selection

Hope is a decision, but it is a hard one to recognize in the face of oppression, belittlement, alienation, and defeat. To help embolden hope, here is a powerhouse collection of essays and personal stories that speak directly to teens and all YA readers. Featuring Angie Thomas, Marie Lu, Nicola Yoon, David Levithan, Libba Bray, Jason Reynolds, Ren e Ahdieh, and many more!

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. -Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We all experience moments when we struggle to understand the state of the world, when we feel powerless and - in some cases - even hopeless. The teens of today are the caretakers of tomorrow, and yet it's difficult for many to find joy or comfort in such a turbulent society. But in trying times, words are power.

Some of today's most influential young adult authors come together in this highly personal collection of essays and original stories that offer moments of light in the darkness, and show that hope is a decision we all can make.

Like a modern day Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul or Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens, Hope Nation acknowledges the pain and offers words of encouragement.

Authors include: Atia Abawi, Renee Ahdieh, Libba Bray, Howard Bryant, Ally Carter, Ally Condie, Christina Diaz Gonzales, Gayle Forman, Romina Garber, I. W. Gregario, Kate Hart, Bendan Kiely, David Levithan, Alex London, Marie Lu, Julie Murphy, Jason Reynolds, Aisha Saeed, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Jenny Torres Sanchez, Jeff Zentner, and Nicola Yoon.
By:   Angie Thomas, Jason Reynolds, Nicola Yoon, Marie Lu
Edited by:   Rose Brock
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   255g
ISBN:   9781524741853
ISBN 10:   152474185X
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   05 March 2019
Recommended Age:   From 12 years
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr. Rose Brock is a professor and educator at Sam Houston State University who has dedicated her career to turning teens into book lovers. Building relationships with readers through books is her superpower. In addition to her career as a librarian and educator, Dr. Brock is also very involved in helping to organize the North Texas Teen Book Festival, a one-day event, which hosts sixty authors and has an impressive annual attendance of over 3,500 teens and tweens. She also serves as a team leader of the International Literacy Association's Young Adults' Choices project, which empowers teens to read and select the best books of the year. Dr. Brock was named by the Texas Library Association as the recipient of the Siddie Joe Johnson Award, an award given by the Children's Round Table to a librarian who demonstrates outstanding library service to children. Follow her on Twitter @reallyrosebrock.

Reviews for Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration

This amazing outpouring of strength and honesty offers inspirational personal accounts for every reader who wonders what to do when everything seems impossible. --Booklist, starred review An important and inspiring read for thoughtful teens. --School Library Journal A salve when days are bleak. --Kirkus Reviews A must-read resource for English teachers, social studies teachers, and counselors....Each essay presents hope as the platform for positive action and growth....a strong addition to both YA and adult nonfiction collections. --VOYA


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