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* THEME LISTS FOR MONTHLY READS
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August group read winners!
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last updated Jul 30, 2015 06:29PM
July group read winners!
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last updated Jul 02, 2015 03:57PM
June group read winners!
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May group read winners!
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last updated May 04, 2015 10:13AM
* Group reads: Links to discussions
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last updated Jun 16, 2014 07:07PM
August 2015- Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 2 posts · 6 views
last updated Aug 01, 2015 05:45AM
August 2015- Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
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last updated Aug 01, 2015 05:26AM
July 2015- Mosquitoland by David Arnold
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 4 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 24, 2015 07:55AM
July 2015- Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 2 posts · 12 views
last updated Jul 06, 2015 10:56AM
* Information on the Book Club and Discussion Board
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last updated Dec 15, 2009 12:08PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Rules (Please Read)
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last updated Apr 28, 2009 11:54AM
Moderator help!
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Mar 01, 2015 07:23PM
Feedback wanted!
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 18 posts · 150 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 11:20AM
Teachers' / Librarians' Corner ?
By Laura · 24 posts · 258 views
last updated Oct 12, 2013 05:19PM
Showing 5 of 55 topics — 8,206 comments total
+ YA Reading Challenge
* Reading Challenge #20 -Record Points here
By Celeste · 19 posts · 292 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 06:57AM
* Reading Challenge #20 Ideas and Discussion!
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 13 posts · 94 views
last updated May 13, 2014 05:25PM
Reading Challenge #19 - Record Your Points Here
By Kristen · 10 posts · 125 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 01:44PM
Reading Challenge #19 Booklist for Nominated Books
By Kristen · 11 posts · 44 views
last updated Jan 05, 2014 11:46AM
Reading Challenge #19 Ideas and Discussions
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 12 posts · 52 views
last updated Jan 01, 2014 07:41PM
* The Member's Lounge
By Fiona · 7 posts · 185 views
last updated Mar 22, 2013 11:57AM
Free audiobooks for summer!
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 14 posts · 75 views
last updated May 25, 2015 05:20PM
Anyone writing in NaNoWriMo 2014?
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 3 posts · 10 views
last updated Jan 02, 2015 08:06PM
How to make Wild Things more active
By Angela Sunshi… · 18 posts · 170 views
last updated Jun 03, 2014 07:01PM
Anyone participating in "Operation Teen Book Drop"?
By Angela Sunshi… · 8 posts · 26 views
last updated May 22, 2013 07:21PM
* Welcome Goodreads' Authors!
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 22 posts · 144 views
last updated May 07, 2015 06:50AM
Free review copies available - Sky Ghosts: All for One, Urban fantasy/Action
By Alexandra · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Jul 06, 2015 11:37AM
Seeking reviewers for dystopian YA/New Adult novel Alice in No-Man's-Land
By James · 1 post · 8 views
last updated May 27, 2015 12:04PM
Price of YA Time-Travel eBook Permanently Reduced to Zero
By David · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Mar 24, 2015 12:41PM
$.99 YA book Promo - [ends 3/20]
By Dawn · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Mar 11, 2015 09:57AM
* Teachers & Librarians - Please Re-Introduce Yourselves
By Laura · 158 posts · 240 views
last updated Sep 13, 2014 06:12AM
The next big thing
By Denise · 22 posts · 135 views
last updated Apr 10, 2015 09:55AM
Great read-aloud books
By Regina · 3 posts · 23 views
last updated Apr 10, 2014 09:13PM
Behavior Students
By NebraskaIcebe… · 14 posts · 44 views
last updated Mar 30, 2014 05:09AM
FREE YA book and Nat'l Core ELA Stds-Aligned Unit Plans Giveaway
By J.K. · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Jul 29, 2013 07:03PM
Showing 5 of 33 topics — 336 comments total
+ Parents' Corner
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Helping Parents Choose Age-Appropriate Books
By Laura · 1 post · 104 views
last updated Jun 16, 2010 01:50PM
Good long YA series?
By Jo · 4 posts · 34 views
last updated Nov 10, 2014 06:07AM
Question for parents: how much "romance" in YA?
By A.C. · 4 posts · 22 views
last updated Sep 21, 2013 11:23AM
Are parents still commenting on this?
By Kate · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Sep 14, 2013 09:55AM
Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr
By Laura · 17 posts · 56 views
last updated May 23, 2013 05:02PM
Showing 5 of 11 topics — 183 comments total
+ News and Awards
* Book Award List
By Fiona · 10 posts · 462 views
last updated May 23, 2013 05:09PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Useful Websites
By Fiona · 12 posts · 332 views
last updated May 15, 2009 05:44AM
Any good websites?
By Fiona · 66 posts · 298 views
last updated May 23, 2013 05:19PM
Newbery Medal and Honor books
By Angela Sunshi… · 18 posts · 37 views
last updated Mar 23, 2012 02:36PM
2012 ALA Youth Media Awards
By Kellee , WT Co-Moderator · 5 posts · 24 views
last updated Jan 25, 2012 04:41PM
Showing 5 of 26 topics — 3,166 comments total
+ Bookmark Swap
* Bookmark Swap #22 WISH LIST SIGN UPS!!!
By Emi · 3 posts · 44 views
last updated Jun 23, 2012 05:09PM
* Bookmark swap themes
By Angela Sunshi… · 32 posts · 101 views
last updated Jan 29, 2013 05:55PM
Bookmark Swap #21 Ship by May 15th
By Emi · 47 posts · 131 views
last updated Jun 17, 2012 03:01AM
Bookmark Swap #20 - ship on 2/15/12!
By Angela Sunshi… · 29 posts · 40 views
last updated Mar 09, 2012 09:01AM
Bookmark Swap #19 open now!
By Angela Sunshi… · 54 posts · 65 views
last updated Dec 14, 2011 07:40AM
Showing 5 of 11 topics — 252 comments total
+ Action/Adventure
* What makes a YA Action Adventure?
By Fiona · 16 posts · 264 views
last updated May 07, 2015 06:56AM
Gregor the Overlander series
By Angela Sunshi… · 2 posts · 65 views
last updated Aug 30, 2014 08:28AM
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (series)
By Heather · 25 posts · 69 views
last updated Mar 16, 2013 04:15AM
Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
By Alethea · 27 posts · 292 views
last updated Jul 20, 2011 06:15PM
Maximum Ride Series by James Patterson
By Becky · 53 posts · 249 views
last updated May 30, 2011 09:44AM
Showing 5 of 17 topics — 481 comments total
+ Classics
* What is a Classic?
By Fiona · 24 posts · 258 views
last updated May 23, 2013 06:13PM
Anne of Green Gables
By Becky · 97 posts · 229 views
last updated Jun 21, 2014 08:49PM
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
By Becky · 62 posts · 149 views
last updated Mar 29, 2012 08:57PM
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
By April · 16 posts · 82 views
last updated Feb 26, 2012 09:25PM
Bridge to Terabithia
By Kristen · 12 posts · 70 views
last updated Jan 13, 2012 07:41PM
Showing 5 of 41 topics — 583 comments total
+ Contemporary
* What are Contemporary YA Books?
By Fiona · 16 posts · 5562 views
last updated Nov 13, 2011 09:05AM
My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger
By Ashley · 7 posts · 56 views
last updated Mar 16, 2014 10:03AM
Paper Valentine
By Mary Beth · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Feb 13, 2014 04:37PM
Borderline
By Lydia · 2 posts · 29 views
last updated Nov 04, 2013 10:24AM
Last Night I Sang to the Monster
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Oct 06, 2013 02:30PM
Showing 5 of 104 topics — 2,033 comments total
+ Fantasy/Sci-Fi
* What is Fantasy Sci-Fi?
By Fiona · 46 posts · 232 views
last updated Oct 29, 2010 04:03AM
The Scorpio Races
By Kristen · 13 posts · 55 views
last updated Sep 13, 2014 09:42PM
Enchanted Forest Chronicles
By JG (The Intro… · 6 posts · 102 views
last updated Sep 02, 2014 05:41PM
Red Rising, by Pierce Brown
By Kirsten · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Feb 28, 2014 12:42PM
The Gemma Doyle Trilogy
By Becky · 106 posts · 208 views
last updated Feb 19, 2014 08:45AM
Showing 5 of 36 topics — 126 comments total
+ LGBT
This topic has been closed to new comments. * What Makes a Gay/Lesbian Novel?
By Laura · 1 post · 141 views
last updated May 01, 2009 10:29AM
Julie Anne Peters
By Lydia · 8 posts · 88 views
last updated Jun 15, 2013 10:35PM
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
By Katie · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Jun 12, 2013 10:31PM
Ask The Passengers
By Katie · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Jun 12, 2013 10:27PM
Almost Perfect - Brian Katcher
By Lydia · 2 posts · 41 views
last updated Feb 10, 2013 09:55PM
Showing 5 of 28 topics — 222 comments total
+ Graphic Novels
* What are the YA Graphic Novels?
By Fiona · 22 posts · 198 views
last updated May 23, 2013 06:38PM
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 2 posts · 13 views
last updated Jan 29, 2014 07:30PM
Anya's Ghost
By Ronyell · 1 post · 7 views
last updated May 25, 2013 02:22PM
Zita the Spacegirl
By Kristen · 2 posts · 28 views
last updated May 23, 2013 06:42PM
American Born Chinese
By Kandice · 6 posts · 113 views
last updated May 23, 2013 06:41PM
Showing 5 of 35 topics — 296 comments total
+ Historical
* What is Historical?
By Fiona · 11 posts · 98 views
last updated May 21, 2009 02:34PM
Inside Out and Back Again
By Mary Beth · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Feb 09, 2013 01:45PM
Venom by Fiona Paul
By Kristen · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Jan 10, 2013 12:50PM
Leviathan
By Lydia · 3 posts · 18 views
last updated Jul 20, 2012 06:23AM
Tales of a Serial Novelist
By Michelle · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Oct 09, 2011 12:56PM
Showing 5 of 11 topics — 145 comments total
+ Humour
* What makes you laugh?
By Fiona · 41 posts · 198 views
last updated Oct 21, 2013 01:01PM
Good Enough by Paula Yoo
By Lydia · 2 posts · 24 views
last updated May 23, 2013 06:45PM
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future
By Julie · 2 posts · 19 views
last updated Jul 02, 2012 11:09PM
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
By Alexis · 31 posts · 137 views
last updated Jul 02, 2012 07:57AM
Does My Head Look Big in This?
By Lydia · 5 posts · 17 views
last updated Feb 06, 2011 12:28PM
* Multicultural YA Fiction?
By Alexis · 85 posts · 716 views
last updated Jul 31, 2013 03:07PM
Flight by Sherman Alexie
By Angela Sunshi… · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Sep 02, 2012 09:28AM
Where the Streets had a Name
By Kristen · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Feb 05, 2012 10:08AM
Sold by Patricia McCormick
By Jennifer · 20 posts · 129 views
last updated Oct 09, 2011 08:23AM
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
By Misty · 63 posts · 197 views
last updated Sep 04, 2011 08:25AM
Showing 5 of 28 topics — 183 comments total
+ Mystery
* What makes a mystery?
By Fiona · 1 post · 76 views
last updated Apr 28, 2009 03:33PM
I Hunt Killers
By Diana · 3 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 22, 2014 05:03PM
The Dead and Buried
By Kristen · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Mar 31, 2013 02:22PM
The Agency novels
By Kristen · 2 posts · 27 views
last updated Mar 11, 2012 08:47AM
Did you read the 80's YA Twilight Series?
By Sheri S. · 4 posts · 74 views
last updated Feb 13, 2012 01:34AM
Showing 5 of 15 topics — 72 comments total
+ Non-Fiction
* Young Adult Non-Fiction?
By Fiona · 3 posts · 88 views
last updated Jun 08, 2009 04:57PM
World Without Fish
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Oct 17, 2012 08:32AM
Biographies here?
By Susan · 14 posts · 95 views
last updated Mar 19, 2012 06:10AM
Amos Fortune, Free Man
By Ashley · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Apr 01, 2011 12:38AM
The Story of Mankind by Hendrick Van Loon
By Ashley · 7 posts · 9 views
last updated Mar 23, 2011 12:31PM
Showing 5 of 15 topics — 109 comments total
+ Religion/Faith
* Religion/Faith
By Fiona · 13 posts · 81 views
last updated May 23, 2013 07:04PM
Madeleine L'Engle
By NebraskaIcebe… · 6 posts · 31 views
last updated Jun 14, 2014 12:18AM
Bree Despain
By NebraskaIcebe… · 3 posts · 8 views
last updated May 23, 2013 08:19PM
Janette Oke
By Linda · 7 posts · 101 views
last updated May 23, 2013 07:45PM
Once Was Lost
By Jennifer W , WT Co-Moderator · 5 posts · 33 views
last updated May 23, 2013 07:12PM
Showing 5 of 14 topics — 381 comments total
+ Romance
* What makes a romance?
By Fiona · 15 posts · 134 views
last updated Jun 11, 2010 01:21PM
Sweet Valley High Series
By April · 34 posts · 179 views
last updated May 29, 2012 12:54PM
Anna and the French Kiss
By Brandi · 7 posts · 27 views
last updated Feb 27, 2012 01:51PM
Daddy Long-legs - spoilers
By Jonathan · 5 posts · 69 views
last updated Jul 01, 2011 07:58AM
Twilight series
By Allison (The … · 262 posts · 289 views
last updated Nov 05, 2010 03:50AM
Showing 5 of 26 topics — 297 comments total
+ Children's Books
* Children's Books
By Fiona · 1 post · 69 views
last updated Apr 28, 2009 01:30PM
with you
By Megan · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Feb 04, 2014 09:53PM
A CUTE POETRY BOOK <3
By Nina · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jun 12, 2013 09:16PM
Quiroga's South American Children's book
By Jeff · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Aug 19, 2012 05:01PM
Andrew Clements
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last updated Jul 26, 2012 05:10AM
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+ YA Authors
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Young Adult Authors
By Fiona · 1 post · 142 views
last updated Apr 28, 2009 12:58PM
A-Wolf - YA novel
By Ben · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Feb 15, 2015 07:27AM
Free eBook of YA Time-Travel Adventure Now Through December 31, 2014
By David · 2 posts · 10 views
last updated Dec 28, 2014 11:41AM
The City of Light Giveaway
By Steve · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Nov 05, 2014 05:37AM
"Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden" Giveaway
By Otessa · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Nov 03, 2014 01:42PM
* The Brutal Book Pushing Folder of Torture and Doom
By Fiona · 91 posts · 341 views
last updated Feb 01, 2011 09:16AM
Flight By: Sherman Alexie.
By Cody · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Oct 21, 2013 01:03PM
Books in Verse!
By Samantha · 8 posts · 100 views
last updated Jan 23, 2013 07:40AM
Great murder mystery with some paranormal thrown in
By Pam · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Mar 27, 2011 10:41PM
Books Not Originally Not In English!
By Sarah (Mood R… · 36 posts · 1550 views
last updated Mar 16, 2011 12:58PM
* Books for Big People
By Fiona · 29 posts · 169 views
last updated Mar 06, 2013 08:13AM
Jodi Picoult
By Susan · 20 posts · 234 views
last updated Jun 01, 2014 02:47PM
Soulless by Gail Carriger
By Mary Beth · 3 posts · 9 views
last updated Jan 29, 2013 02:05PM
Big Girl Small by Rachel DeWoskin
By Angela Sunshi… · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jan 22, 2013 09:23PM
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
By Allison (The … · 43 posts · 194 views
last updated Dec 07, 2011 04:37AM
Showing 5 of 85 topics — 6,230 comments total
+ And Everything Else
* Top YA Novels (According to the Members of Wild Things!)
By April · 128 posts · 593 views
last updated Jan 20, 2013 02:29PM
* For Everything else!
By Fiona · 24 posts · 154 views
last updated Jul 03, 2011 01:17PM
What Are You Reading Now?
By Fiona · 3729 posts · 2080 views
last updated Sep 28, 2014 02:07PM
Lack of Narrative Diversity in YA
By Solenoid · 11 posts · 44 views
last updated May 23, 2013 05:57PM
Win 5 autographed books
By Anasheh · 2 posts · 8 views
last updated Apr 29, 2013 09:22AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Want to advertise something?
By Fiona · 1 post · 116 views
last updated Aug 19, 2009 02:28PM
FREE today - Sky Ghosts: All for One, Urban fantasy
By Alexandra · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jul 23, 2015 04:34AM
Win the Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes! [Ends Dec. 21st]
By ❂ Sam [Nerdop… · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Dec 19, 2014 10:02PM
Win a Full Set of the Heir Chronicles by Cinda Williams Chima!
By ❂ Sam [Nerdop… · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Nov 04, 2014 07:58PM
Signed Book Giveaway!
By Jen · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Oct 27, 2014 04:04PM
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+ Fun & Games
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Fun & Games: Wild Style
By Laura · 1 post · 108 views
last updated May 14, 2009 05:15PM
Tell me two things...
By Angela Sunshi… · 39 posts · 66 views
last updated Mar 14, 2013 11:07AM
Word Association
By deleted member · 6422 posts · 702 views
last updated Jan 27, 2013 07:11PM
Anagrams
By Katharine · 33 posts · 88 views
last updated Nov 06, 2012 05:50PM
YA ABC Game
By Becky · 353 posts · 285 views
last updated Nov 05, 2012 08:11PM
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+ Limbo Land
* Limbo
By Fiona · 21 posts · 97 views
last updated Sep 25, 2009 05:24PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. topic advertising
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Bookshelf (showing 1-12 of 153)

What theme would you like for our themed group read in October 2015?

Classic
 
  18 votes, 36.0%

Animals as Characters
 
  13 votes, 26.0%

Middle Eastern Characters, Setting, or Theme
 
  13 votes, 26.0%

War & Conflict
 
  6 votes, 12.0%

Sports
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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