award books

Vote Now for the Georgia Peach Book Award – Teens Read and Rate!

Let your voice be heard about what you think is the best book nominated for the 2016-2017 Georgia Peach award.  The nominees were announced last year, and the time is now to vote for your favorite. The books that earn the highest number of readers and ratings become the Peach Award Book and Honor Books. […]

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Best of the Best 2012

The end of the year is approaching and there are all kinds of lists for the best book written in 2012. Below are a few that have been nominated for various awards. Have you read any, what did you think? What would you consider the best book that you read this year? Titanic: voices from […]

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The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

  The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart Frankie Landau-Banks just wants people to take her seriously. She didn’t start her sophomore year at an uber-elite boarding school in New England planning to infiltrate its exclusive, guys-only secret society by assuming an undercover identity. But everyone around her – from her parents to […]

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Georgia Peach Award March Madness: sweet five round!

There are only four days left to vote for this year’s Georgia Peach Award nominees. You can stop by your local branch or vote here online. Voting ends on March 15, 2012. Our battles continue here. The sweet five round winners will compete in the semi-finals next week so check back here next Monday and see […]

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Georgia Peach Award March Madness

There are only nine days left to vote for this year’s Georgia Peach Award nominees. You can stop by your local branch or vote here online to vote. Voting ends on March 15, 2012. During this month, we will give you an opportunity on the teen page to add to the fun that is the […]

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And the winner is…..

Yesterday the winners of the 2012 ALA Youth Media awards were announced. These awards are nominated and decided upon by a variety of librarians. The winners and runner-ups, if the DeKalb Library System currently owns them, are listed below. If you are looking for something new to read, you might check them out. I know […]

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Vote Now for the Georgia Peach Award

Let your voice be heard on what you think was the best book on the nominee list. The nominees were announced this past March. The time is now for you to let others know what you thought was the best book. The winner and honor books will be announced in March 11, 2011. Haven’t read […]

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Talking with the Authors

On Saturday, October 23 to celebrate Teen Read Week, authors Amy Efaw and S. A. Harzin will be visiting us via Skype. This event will take place at the Decatur Library at 1:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to hear and ask questions to  these Georgia Peach Award nominated authors. Amy Efaw is the […]

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