Category Archives: Book Buzz

2015 Teen Book Champion Is Chosen!

After two months of nail-biting competition, central Missouri teens have selected their March Madness Teen Book Tournament Champion. We began with a list of 32 finalists which included bestsellers such as “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins, and … Continue reading

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2015 Gateway and Truman Award Predictions

The Gateway Readers Award honors a young adult book as selected by high school students, while the Truman Readers Award is chosen by junior high students. Even though these awards are administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri … Continue reading

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2015 Teen Book Tournament Finalists Announced

VOTE NOW through April 1 for the tournament champion! Three months of reading and preparation have led to this moment: the announcement of our teen book tournament finalists! Thank you to all the students who have shared their favorites with us. So far, we’ve … Continue reading

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2015 Teen Book Tournament: Final Four Announced

VOTE NOW through March 25 for the final two contending titles! During the months of February and March, area young adults have eliminated 28 books to determine their top four favorite titles in the March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Below is a … Continue reading

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2015 Teen Book Tournament: Elite 8 Announced

VOTE NOW through March 18 for the Final 4! We’ve officially moved into the third round of our single elimination teen book tournament. So far, 24 books have been struck from the list to determine the Elite 8. Did Marissa Meyer make the … Continue reading

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2015 Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16 Announced

VOTE NOW through March 11 for the Elite 8! After an exciting two months of voting, DBRLTeen is proud to announce the Sweet 16 in our March Madness Teen Book Tournament. However, if you are just joining in the fun, here’s … Continue reading

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2015 ALA Teen Book Award Winners Announced

Every January the American Library Association hosts its annual Youth Media Awards Press Conference. At this time, authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult literature are recognized for the amazing works they have published over the last year Have you read any of … Continue reading

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Voting for Sweet 16 Ends February 20

VOTE NOW through February 20 for the Sweet 16! Daniel Boone Regional Library has received nearly 50 ballots in our March Madness Teen Book Tournament! Through a series of votes, we are narrowing our list of the 32 most popular teen books to one … Continue reading

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