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Teen Advisory Board: Sock It to Me

sock puppetMonday, January 25th @ 4:30 pm

Do want your voice to be heard? Are you creative? Do you have an inspired vision? Do you like to have fun!?! Join the Freeman Teen Advisory Board and help us plan upcoming teen programs and projects.
Flickr CC: Sock puppet with raw Sardine Photo by:willem velthoven 

Jim Murphy Wins the Margaret A. Edwards Award

The Margaret A. Edwards Award honors an author for his or her significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. Jim Murphy, perhaps best known for his non-fiction works, makes history come alive for teen readers. Check out some of Jim Murphy’s books here @ HCPL!


2010 Alex Awards: Teen Readers, Adult Books

alex awards logoThis year’s Alex Awards were just announced on Monday! The Alex Awards honor ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 to 18. Check out previous Alex winners, too!





What's a Printz?

The Printz Award winner and honor books were just announced yesterday! The Printz is awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. What were your favorites of the past year?




TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Guy Reads

TAYSHAS Reading List IconThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th-12th grades. Check out some of these great reads for guys or the entire 2010 reading list!




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