Georgia Peach Award

Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Nominees 2017-2018

The purpose of the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers is to highlight and promote the best of current young adult literature for Georgia high school students. Each year, a committee of school and public librarians reads widely to choose a list of twenty nominated titles.  Then young adults choose books from among the […]

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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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Spark a Reaction: Gaming Night

Join the DeKalb County Public Library Teen Advisory Board in celebrating the end of the school year and the beginning of summer with a night of gaming. There will be video, live action, and board games available to play. The Gaming Night is at the Decatur Library on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. […]

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January Happenings

Come in from the cold and warm up with great teen programs! Below is a sampling. To see all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar.  Movies Jack the Giant Slayer at the Hairston Crossing Library on January 14 at 5:00 p.m.   Anime club Teen Anime Club at the […]

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Georgia Peach Awards for Teen Readers Nominees 2013-2014

The 2013 -2014 nominees for the Georgia Peach Award for Teen Readers are listed below. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson Leverage by Joshua Cohen High school sophomore Danny excels at gymnastics but is bullied, like the rest of the gymnasts, by members of the football team, until an emotionally and physically […]

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The Winner of the Georgia Peach Award is…

It was announced this week that the Georgia Peach Award winner for 2012-2013 is Divergent by Veronica Roth. In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who […]

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Georgia Peach Awards for Teen Readers Nominees 2012-2013

For those of you who voted for this year’s Peach Award the winner is Maze Runner by James Dasher. The nominees for this year (2012-2013) are listed below.   Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins When Anna’s romance-novelist father sends her to an elite Parisian boarding school she meets an amazing boy.  Between […]

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Georgia Peach Award March Madness: The Final Battle

The final battle is here!  (Remember you can vote online by leaving your choice for each battle in the comment section or you can stop by the Stonecrest branch to pick up a paper copy and vote.) Check back here next Monday to see who the winner was. Week 3 Beautiful Creaturesby Kami Garcia   VS. Hate […]

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