Killer Parties, LGBTQ, Dating, Duct Tape, and Sex! What do all of these things have in common? Is it the description of a new hilarious comedy? No, they’re the topics of new non-fiction books in the Teen Zone. Check them out below, then check them out from the library. Read More..
Happy Birthday Shakespeare! I wonder if the bard ever conceived of something like today’s graphic novel? Hopefully he would approve of the following renditions of his work! If you don’t want a graphic novel, scroll down to the bottom for links to his other works.
The nominees for YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten have been announced! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list where every title is nominated and voted on by teens. Teens across the country can read them all summer; voting will take place Aug. 15 – Sept. 15 via YALSA’s brand new Teens’ Top Ten site for teens at www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens, and the winners will be announced during Teen Read Week in October.
It’s April, and it’s raining books! These are all the April new releases coming to the library soon. Get your holds on now!
Nominations for the Nebula awards in the category of Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy have been announced! Which of these have you read? Which one should win? Have you read last year’s winner, The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman?
The Nebula Awards are voted on, and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. at the awards banquet held this year on May 16-19th. Check back here in May to find out who won! Read More..
March is Women’s History Month, a time when The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. We’re doing our part by sharing some great young adult literature that focuses on women’s experience throughout history.
March is going to be a great month for young adult fiction! We’ve ordered a wide variety of new releases due out this month. Three popular series, The Infernal Devices, The Jenna Fox Chronicles, and the Delirium trilogy, come to an end as their final installments are out. You’ll find paranormal romance, mystery and thrillers, contemporary fiction, and sci-fi among these. There’s something for everyone on the new shelf!
February is Black History Month, so we’ve compiled a list of nonfiction and novels by African American authors or featuring African American protagonists. Read More..
The Stonewall Book Award is given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. This years winner and honor books include: