Category Archives: K.L. Going

No Such Thing as the Real World: Stories about Growing Up and Getting a Life

An Na, M.T. Anderson, K.L. Going, Beth Kephart, Chris Lynch, and Jacqueline Woodson, April 2009.   Six stories by six award-winning YA authors, and I can’t decide which I like best.  It’s not Going’s tale of a girl living in her … Continue reading

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King of the Screwups

K.L. Going, April 2009.  Liam is the son of a supermodel, with impeccable fashion sense and a knack for getting hot girls.  In other words, he’s one of the cool kids. But when his conservative banker father kicks him out … Continue reading

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