The Horn Book — Publications about books for children and young adults “Nazis. I hate these guys.” August 14, 2017 By Horn Book Preaching to the choir here (Trump voters notwithstanding), but we are disgusted, enraged, and horrified by the violence and hate perpetrated by White Supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, and also by what they stand for. If you need to … [Read More...] Week in Review, August 7th – 11th Read.gov - Library of Congress Read.gov encourages everyone to discover the world of books. Here you'll find a variety of free teen reading resources to explore and enjoy. Author WebcastsMore Author Webcasts » Toni Morrison at the 2011 National Book Festival The Dickson Baseball Dictionary Prohibition in Washington, D.C.
TPiB (Programs) Teen programming is an important part of what we do as teen librarians. It can also be a time consuming part of what we do, it takes a little bit of time, love and tenderness (wait, is that a song?) to find and put a program together for our teens (and tweens). One of the regular features here at TLT is TPiB. Here are some prepackaged programs (that are easily adaptable) for you to use. If you do use a program, or part of a program, please consider taking some pictures and dropping us a line to let us know.
The Ultimate YA Bookshelf YALSA's Ultimate Teen Bookshelf (PDF) highlights must-have teen materials for libraries. The Ultimate Teen Bookshelf, with titles listed on this webpage and as a PDF download, was developed in conjunction with the United We Serve initiative. The list includes 50 books, five magazines and five audio books. Subscribers to the YALSA-BK electronic discussion list suggested titles for the Ultimate Teen Bookshelf, which were vetted by Pam Spencer Holley, former YALSA president and author of Quick and Popular Reads for Teens (ALA Editions, 2009), and Judy Sasges, district manager for Sno-Isle Libraries in Marysville, Wash., a 2002 Printz Award committee member and a 2010 YALSA Nonfiction Award committee member. Librarians can use this collection to ensure they have quality materials to attract teens; parents and teens can use it to find interesting books and materials to keep reading skills sharp between school years. Download the full list (PDF)!
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. A whopping 75,220 of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed. And now, the final results are in. The Hub - Today’s Quick Picks nominees are filled with thrills and chills. Breaking by Danielle RollinsBloomsbury USA Children’sPublication Date: June 6, 2017ISBN: 9781619637405 Charlotte has never been a top student at her prestigious, expensive, academically rigorous boarding school.
Reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens Take the Plunge: STREAM By SLJ on October 8, 2017 Leave a Comment Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, 3PM-4PM ET / 12PM-1PM PT Add an “R,” Reading, to STEAM and ramp up student learning. In this free session, you’ll glean insight from STREAM practitioners and tips on integrating science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math.Register Now! Meet Education Hurdles Head On: Tips and Tools for Success! By SLJ on October 6, 2017 Leave a Comment
In Italics October 13, 2013 Happy Teen Read Week! Celebrated the third week of each October, Teen Read Week is designed to get teens reading and encourage literacy. The overall theme is always Read For the Fun of It, but there is also a sub-theme unique to each year. ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction – RUSA Update The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The two medal winners will be announced at RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, sponsored by NoveList, during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Seattle, Washington, on January 27, 2019. 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction shortlist titles include: Nonfiction Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America By Beth Macy, published by Little, BrownMacy’s years of reporting on the still-unfolding U.S. opioid crisis earned her remarkable access to people whose lives have been upended by these drugs.
10 Nonfiction Books for Teens That Are Total Page-Turners In their world of sometimes-dull textbooks and term papers on often pre-assigned topics, it’s natural for teens to flock to fiction in their spare time. But they would be remiss to overlook some of the amazing nonfiction works that are equally captivating, thought-provoking, and even worldview-affecting. Here are 10 extra-compelling nonfiction books for teens that span all kinds of interests and curiosities. We Should All Be Feministsby Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieIn December 2015, it was announced that every 16-year-old in Sweden would be given a copy of this book.