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Top 10 teen books of 2011

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) for the Library has voted on their own top 10 list from the YALSA’s  Teens’ Top Ten  nominated top 2011 titles. The TAB’s top Teen books of 2011 are: I am J by Chris Beam J, who feels like a boy mistakenly born as a girl, runs away from his […]

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Georgia Peach Award 2009-2010

Calling all teens! You are not too young to vote in one election this year! You can vote at the library and decide which book will be victorious in the race for the 2009-2010 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers. Be sure to carefully evaluate each candidate, because Pollsters are predicting a fierce competition […]

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Top 15 Metamorphosis

Check out these cool books for the summer. *Real* teens picked these out, so you know for sure that these books rock! Artemis Fowl From a strikingly original voice in fiction comes the story of Artemis Fowl, a very unusual hero. Artemis combines the astuteness of Sherlock Holmes with the sangfroid of James Bond and […]

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Y’s Choice TAB Fantasy Books for Teens

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes Hawksong The Kiesha’ra: Volume One. An ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. Danica is an avian shapeshifter, and her golden hawk’s form in the sky is as natural to her as her human one on land. The only thing more familiar to her is war: It has raged between her people and the […]

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Y’s Choice TAB Top 15 Authors for Young Adults

Jay Asher Thirteen Reasons Why When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah’s voice recounting the events leading up to her death. The future of us […]

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2008 Books We Loved

Looking back at 2008… these are books we loved… and maybe you’ll love too. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini The further adventures of Eragon and his dragon Saphira as they continue to aid the Varden in the struggle against the evil king, Galbatorix. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson After being sold to a cruel couple in […]

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