YALSA's Alex Awards About the Alex Awards The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002. The award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust. What's Next® Database [Series] - Kent District Library Our What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits. e.g. Sue Grafton's "A is for Alibi", "B is for..." etc. or the "Star Wars" series Search for a Book The What's Next®: Books in Series database was developed and is maintained by the Kent District Library.
Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List 2014 Maverick Graphic Novel List 2014 Maverick Graphic Novels List (pdf) (**) indicates that the Maverick committee unanimously voted for the title. If you have questions or comments for the Young Adult Round Table, contact firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Us: Maverick Graphic Novels Committee Booklists and Book Awards Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists. While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. Book Awards Learn more about the Alex Awards, Edwards Award, Morris Award, Odyssey Award, Nonfiction Award, and Printz Award and read speeches from winners
The John Newbery Medal In 1921 Frederic G.Melcher had the Newbery Medal designed by René Paul Chambellan. The bronze medal has the winner's name and the date engraved on the back. The American Library Association Executive Board in 1922 delegated to the Children's Librarians' Section the responsibility for selecting the book to receive the Newbery Medal. The inscription on the Newbery Medal still reads "Children's Librarians' Section," although the section has changed its name four times and its membership now includes both school and public library children's librarians in contrast to the years 1922-58, when the section, under three different names, included only public library children's librarians.
Best Young Adult Novels, Best Teen Fiction, Top 100 Teen Novels It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Just last year, the Association of American Publishers ranked Children's/Young Adult books as the single fastest-growing publishing category. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. Lawrence Public Library Posted On: Jul 14, 2012 In: If You Like, Teen Zone Still hungry for more books like The Hunger Games? Check out our updated flowchart. Yen Press Perhaps some of you out there might remember a few key words from our panel at New York Comic-Con 2012—namely, Square Enix, English language manga, digital, and WORLDWIDE? Well, I’m happy to say that wasn’t just a blip on your newsfeed! It’s taken a lot of work to get such an ambitious project off the ground, but thanks to the continuous efforts of our friends at Square Enix and a lot of people in the Yen office, that day is finally here!
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YALSA's Teens' Top Ten Skip to main content Search form a Division of the American Library Association Resources for Finding Latino Kid Lit Celebrated author Benjamin Alire Sáenz swept the Youth Media Awards on Monday with Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (S & S, 2012). The young adult novel about two Mexican-American teen boys whose friendship deepens into romance in 1987 El Paso, Texas, won the Pura Belpré Author Medal, the Stonewall Medal, and a Michael L. Printz Honor. Yet Saénz is just one of the many talented writers of children’s literature with Latino characters and themes.
Read for a Lifetime Read for a Lifetime, sponsored by Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian, and the Illinois Center for Book, is the first statewide reading program to target high school students, was designed to promote the enjoyment of reading by encouraging students to read both classic and contemporary literature, and rewarding them for their effort. By participating in Read for a Lifetime, students develop a love of books and reading that will last a lifetime. Program Requirements Illinois high schools participating in the program receive a list of 25 book titles, which represents a mixture of classic and contemporary literature. Each student who reads at least four titles from the posted reading list during the school year will receive a certificate of achievement signed by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White. Back to Top
2014 Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners The books on this list illuminate and explore the worlds and lives around us and those far away, where we have come from and where we may be going. Use these books to broaden your horizons and deepen your understandings, whether you are preparing for college or looking to expand your learning in other ways. Choose a list that covers an area you know little about, or choose a title from your favorite subject—either way you will find something to challenge and to inspire. Following the lead of the previous twenty-first century lists, the 2014 list is designed to mirror academic disciplines. It is divided into five categories: Arts and Humanities, History and Cultures, Literature and Languages, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. It is a combination of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.