SCPL Teen Blog

November 12, 2007

2007 Top Teen Picks

Filed under: books, teen read week — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 11:24 pm
More than 6,000 teen readers across the country chose “New Moon” by Stephenie Meyer as their favorite book in the annual Teens’ Top Ten. The online vote took place during Teen Read Week, October 14–20, 2007, with the second entry in Meyer’s popular vampire romance series winning easily.
Anything we don’t have in the library yet is on order.
The 2007 Teens’ Top Ten is:
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2006).
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen (Viking Children’s Books, 2006)
How to Ruin a Summer Vacation by Simone Elkeles (Flux, 2006).
Maximum Ride: School’s Out – Forever by James Patterson (Hachette Book Group USA/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2006).
Firegirl by Tony Abbott (Hachette Book Group USA/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2006).
All Hallows Eve (13 Stories)by Vivian Vande Velde (Harcourt, 2006).
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2006).
River Secrets by Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury, 2006).
Bad Kitty by Michele Jaffe (HarperCollins, 2006).
Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks (Chicken House, 2006).
Thanks to everyone for voting! Check back here in April 2008 for the 2008 Teens’ Top Ten nominations

October 13, 2007

TEEN READ WEEK!

Filed under: teen read week — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 1:33 am

Teen Read Week™ … A week of celebrating reading!
Put your two cents in by voting
for your favorites on the YALSA website.
(YALSA stands for Young Adult Library Services Association, btw.)

Vote for Teens’ Top Ten! The only “teen choice” list where the books are chosen by teens for teens. Visit www.ala.org/teenstopten today!
You can vote from October 14th – 20th. Results will be posted in early November.

Choose next year’s theme! Visit the Teen Read Week Web site and help pick next year’s Teen Read Week theme!

Give your opinions! Take the SmartGirl.org Teen Read Week Survey !

Read the next post for this week’s activities! 🙂

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