Teens

2012 Printz Award Winner Announced!

Every year, the Michael L. Printz Award is given to a book that "exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature."  The 2012 award and honor books were announced this morning, so be sure to check them out if you're looking for a great read!

2012 Winner:
View full imageWhere Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
Seventeen-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.

Tweeners: Snowflake Window Clings

Glittery Window Clings Come to Tweeners on Wednesday to create some freezing cold winter decorations!  Want some snowflakes on your window?  We'll be making them at 5pm.  All kids in grades 4-7 are welcome!

Hunger Games Casting AND OTHER BIG NEWS!!!

Alright! We have our complete Hunger Games Cast and our first pictures of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss. The newest news is that Donald Sutherland has been cast as President Snow and Haymitch finally cast by Woody Harrelson.  Interesting choices... ****THIS JUST IN****  The most interesting choice may be Lenny Kravitz as Cinna! 

Bullying and Tragedy

Recently, much has come out in the news about the dangers of bullying and they have documented several cases of teenagers committing suicide.  Celebrities have come out explaining their pasts of being bullied.  This is not a new problem, bullying has existed in schools for as long as there have been schools.  Only the victims of such torment can truly understand the trauma and tragedy it causes.  What are your stories, and what advice can you offer someone going through it right now?  Here are some stories dealing with suicide and bullying.

 

Rick Riordan LIVE!

On Tuesday, October 12th at 6:00pm everyone has the chance to watch a live webcast of Rick Riordan to celebrate his newest series, The Heroes of Olympus.  This series continues in the world of Percy Jackson with new characters.  You have to reserve a place, but this is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to listen and watch Rick Riordan from our homes!

To reserve your spot, go to this link: http://disney.go.com/disneybooks/heroes-of-olympus/

 

 

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