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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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2013 “Teens’ Top Ten” Winners Announced

Voting for this year’s Teens’ Top Ten took place from August 15 through Teen Read Week, Oct. 13- 19, with more than 32,000 votes cast. There were 28 nominees that competed for the “top ten” list. Below are this year’s … 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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What We’re Reading: August 2013

Library staff are as voracious about summer reading as our patrons. They’ve tackled twisted fairy tales, stories of friendship in the midst of war and hard-hitting contemporary fiction that deals with bullying. There are also a few lighthearted romantic reads … Continue reading

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2013 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 across … Continue reading

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YALSA Best of the Best

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) publishes a list of the year’s best books, audiobooks, films and graphic novels for teens. The “Best of the Best” is a great place to start when looking for your next great book … 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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This Is the Way the World Ends…

Will it end with a bang or a whimper? Will it end in fire? Or maybe ice, as in”After the Snow” by S.D. Crockett. “The Way We Fall” by Megan Crewe tells the story of a world decimated by a … Continue reading

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