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Connections: Trends In Young Adult Literature

We close out our 2016 Summer Book Week with conversations about young adult literature. Organizers and attendees of the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festjoin us to talk about what's trending in YA fiction, which authors are making waves, and how teens can get involved in local reading and writing events. Our guests:

  • Stephanie Squicciarini, founder and director of the Greater Rochester Teen Book Fest, and young adult librarian at Fairport Public Library
  • Beth Puckett, founding member of the Rochester Teen Book Fest, and library media specialist at Monroe 1 BOCES
  • Hannah Olin, author and graduating senior at Fairport High School
  • Alexis Taranto, member of the Greater Teen Book Fest’s Write and Draw On Group, and member  the Teen Advisory Board at Fairport Public Library
  • Claire Molinich, member of the Teen Advisory Board at Fairport Public Library
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.

Connections with Evan Dawson

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