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Books Mentioned in Young Adult Fiction Writing Workshop

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Books Mentioned in Lecture 1 - Welcome

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

How to Fix Your Novel by Steve Alcorn

Books Mentioned in Lecture 2 - Origins

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss

Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Little Women by Louis May Alcott

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Sounder by William H. Armstrong

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L'Engle

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Holes by Louis Sachar

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Zach's Lie by Roland Smith

Tangerine by Edward Bloor

Wringer by Jerry Spinelli

Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Books Mentioned in Lecture 3 What is YA?

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Holes by Louis Sachar

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Girl In Translation by Jean Kwok

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Hold Still by Nina LaCour

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Books Mentioned in Lecture 4 - Genres

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Pendragon series by D.J. MacHale

A series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Every Day by David Levithan

Dairy Queen series by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Pull by B.A. Binns

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Diviners by Libba Bray

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Divergent series by Veronica Roth

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Books Mentioned in Lecture 5 - Why Write YA?

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

All books by John Green

Books Mentioned in Lecture 9 - Dramatic Elements

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Books Mentioned in Lecture 10 - Protagonist

Star Wars, The Original Trilogy by George Lucas

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Books Mentioned in Lecture 11 - Antagonist

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Holes by Louis Sachar

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Books Mentioned in Lecture 13 - Story Patterns

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Beauty and the Beast by Disney

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Books Mentioned in Lecture 14 - Three Act Structure

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Books Mentioned in Lecture 18 - Scene and Sequel

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Books Mentioned in Lecture 19 - Viewpoint

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Books Mentioned in Lecture 20 - Voice

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Dash and Lilly's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Books Mentioned in Lecture 21 - Tense

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Code Name: Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Books Mentioned in Lecture 22 − Setting

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Dash and Lilly's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Books Mentioned in Lecture 23 − Beginnings and Endings

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Holes by Louis Sachar

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Books Mentioned in Lecture 24 − Dialogue

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Books Mentioned in Lecture 25 − Conflict

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Books Mentioned in Lecture 26 - Suspense

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Code Name: Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Books Mentioned in Lecture 27 - Mystery

Code Name: Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Holes by Louis Sachar

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Books Mentioned in Lecture 28 - Writing Well

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Books Mentioned in Lecture 30 − John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Paper Towns by John Green

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Books Mentioned in Lecture 31 - Scott Westerfeld

Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Books Mentioned in Lecture 32 - Romance

Dash and Lilly's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Ring of Diamonds by Sharon Stevens (aka Steve Alcorn and Sharon Brindal)

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Dairy Queen series by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Books Mentioned in Lecture 33 - Drama

Code Name: Verity by Elizabeth Wein

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Books Mentioned in Lecture 34 - Bestsellers

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Books Mentioned in Lecture 35 - Steve Alcorn

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

Books Mentioned in Lecture 36 - Cover Art

Dash and Lilly's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Dairy Queen series by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

A Matter of Justice by Steve Alcorn

Everything In Its Path by Steve Alcorn

Books Mentioned in Lecture 40 - Next Steps

How to Fix Your Novel by Steve Alcorn

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