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Teens’ Top Ten Voting Going on Now

Now through October 19, you can vote for your favorite YA book of the year! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on Celebrate Teen Literature Day, the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August 15 and Teen Read Week at www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens; the winners will be announced the week after Teen Read Week.

This year’s nominated titles include:

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September 2013 YA New Releases

Check out the newest in YA Fiction for September! Look for a mute, a spirit animal, a mystery, a high school grad in love, a Monstrumarium, and time traveling!

 

 

 

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Like, Try, Why # 10: Fantasy

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? Are you not sure what to read next? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book.

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Like, Try, Why #9: Fall 2013 Book-to-Movie Edition

Are you waiting for your favorite book to come out on the big screen? Want an awesome book to read in the mean time?  The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book.  Read More..

August 2013 YA New Releases

This month brings the conclusion of popular fantasy series, retellings of classics, and contemporaries by well-known and debut authors. There’s something for everyone! Put one on hold today.

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Like, Try, Why #8: Historical YA

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? Are you not sure what to read next? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book.

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Like, Try, Why #7: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Adventure

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? Are you not sure what to read next? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book. Read More..

Like, Try, Why #6: Teens in Real Life

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book. Today we’re featuring books about teens in real life dealing with love, loss, and growing up.  Read More..

June 2013 New YA Releases

Summer is here, and we’re adding tons of fun new releases to the shelves! June brings us a mix of historical fiction, sequels, and contemporary not to be missed. Put holds on these today!

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Like, Try, Why #5: Magic

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book. Today we’re featuring books with magical twists and steampunk elements! Read More..