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Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth

Last week's post featured Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2010. Here is their Top 10 graphic novels for teens and children! If you have a reluctant reader at home, want to mix up your reads, or just love graphic novels, check out the suggestions! 


2009 L.A. Times Book Prizes

Last week, the Los Angeles Times announced the 2009 Book Prize winners. This is an annual event that takes place during their Festival of Books and honors authors in ten categories: biography, current interest, fiction, first fiction (the Art Seidenbaum Award), graphic novel, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science and technology, and young adult literature. Graphic Novel is a new category to the 30-year ceremony.

Listed below are the finalists of the 2009 Book Prize Winners. For a list of all finalists and runners up, visit here.


Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels

In March 2010, Booklist published its Top 10 Graphic Novels. Booklist is a publication from American Library Association and offers great recommendations in new books for all ages. Listed below are their Top 10 for 2010 for adults. Next week's post will highlight the Top 10 for youth! 


New Graphic Novels @ HCPL

Greetings! It is that time again to showcase some of our new titles added to our graphic novels family. For an expanded list of graphic novels, check out our Adult and Young Adult new non-fiction titles.


Greater Houston Teen Book Convention

Alief ISD's Taylor High School is happy to invite teens and avid readers to TeenBookCon on Saturday, April 10th! TeenBookCon is geared towards connecting teen readers to authors and illustrators and allow teens to listen first-hand about the experiences of published authors and the writing industry! This is also a great opportunity for parents, librarians, teachers, and other teen literacy advocates to participate and encourage teens to read.

The convention will begin at 10:30am and runs until 4:00pm. Admission is free; however, bring money for food, books, and other merchandise. Check out the schedule for the full list of activities, panel discussions, and locations.

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