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2014 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. Below is a list of … Continue reading

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Voting Begins for “Teens’ Top Ten”

The “Teens’ Top Ten” is a list of recommended reading sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. In fact, it’s the only reading list with titles nominated and voted on by teens. How does it work? Sixteen young adult … Continue reading

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2014 Gateway Award Nominees

The Gateway Readers Award honors a young adult novel selected by Missouri high school students. Even though this award is administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri teens to vote on the actual winner. Each year’s … Continue reading

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2013 ALA Teen Book Award Winners Announced

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

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Books for Dudes – National Book Awards

I normally don’t pay a lot of attention to book awards, but I saw that this year’s National Book Award for Young People’s Literature was given to a fantasy novel. Out of curiosity, I wanted to see if any of … Continue reading

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2012 “Teens’ Top Ten” Winners Announced

At the conclusion of Teen Read Week, we are happy to announce the winners of this year’s “Teens’ Top Ten.” This is a “teen choice” list of recommended reading where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous … Continue reading

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2013 Truman Award Nominees

The Truman Readers Award honors a book as selected by Missouri junior high students. Even though this award is administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri teens to choose the actual winner. … Continue reading

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2013 Gateway Award Nominees

The Gateway Readers Award honors a young adult book selected by Missouri high school students. Even though this award is administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri teens to vote on the actual winner. Each year’s … Continue reading

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2012 Nominees for “Teens’ Top Ten”

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list of recommended reading sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Sixteen young adult book clubs from libraries around … Continue reading

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2012 Gateway & Truman Award Winners

For the greater part of the school year, DBRLTeen has focused on providing blog readers with our personal reviews of this year’s Gateway and Truman Award nominees. Last night, this year’s winners were announced at the Missouri Association for School … Continue reading

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