Focusing on YA Literature

As its National Youth Week and Ivanhoe Library is Focusing on YA Literature we thought we would have a look at what is available to borrow from our Overdrive and Bolinda BorrowBox services.

Alice Pung is a writer, editor, teacher and lawyer based in Melbourne. She has won numerous awards including the 2007 Newcomer of the Year Award in the Australia Book Industry Awards for her first book Unpolished Gem. Her next book Her Father's Daughter won the Western Australia Premier's Book Award for Non Fiction.  Alice Pung’s books are available from both our Overdrive and Bolinda BorrowBox services.

Unpolished Gem

In 2013 Rainbow Rowell published two young adult novels: Eleanor & Park and Fangirl. Both were chosen by the New York Times as being some of the best young adult fiction of the year.  Fangirl is available from Bolinda Borrowbox.

John Green is the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and The Fault in Our Stars. He is also the co-author, with David Levithan, of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. He was 2006 recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award, a 2009 Edgar Award winner, and has twice been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.  Green’s books are available from out Overdrive service.

Looking for Alaska

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

These are just a few of the choices available to borrow as eBooks ( or eAudiobooks) from YPRL.

Explore and enjoy.

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