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Book Hunters in Brief #30: Teen Beach Reads

Here are some cool reads--perfect for a day soaking up the sun with the sand between your toes.

Teen Summer Writing Contest 2014

Girl writingFor the last four years, Barbara Bush Branch Library and LSC-Tomball Community Library have co-hosted a summer writing contest for teens that includes both poetry and short story sections. We've gotten some wonderful entries each year and have had close to 100 entries for the last several years.

New Fantasy Reads for Teens

new fantasy for teensLooking for something new to read? Whether you’re already a fantasy fan or want to explore the genre, consider checking out one of these books that are new to our shelves.

 

 

 

 

 

Toshokan Tuesday - March 11 @ 4:30pm, Teen Area

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Are you a manga or anime fanatic?  Toshokan Tuesday is a monthly meetup for fans in grades 6-12 or ages 12-18.  Each month we chat about manga and anime we are reading and watching, hypothetical character matchups, and ideas for new anime and manga.  Sometimes we do a craft and have Japanese snacks.  For more information, contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804

Great Adult Reads for Teens

alex awards logoWhether you’re a teen who already reads mostly adult titles or are a reader looking to explore the adult collection, consider checking out the 2014 Alex Awards.  This list recognizes 10 titles published for adult audiences, but with special appeal to teen readers.  What have you read recently that you’d recommend?

 

 

 

 

Find Your True Book Love with a Blind Date with a Book

Looking for something new this February?  Love? Adventure? Excitement?  Then try our Blind Date with a Book!  The display will be up now until February 22nd (or until there are no more dates left to be checked out).  Books have been chose from a variety of YA genres and age groups from 6th – 12th grade.  Some are new releases and some are oldies, but goodies.  So stop by the Teen Area and check out a Blind Date with a Book.  You know you want to.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information.

New Romance and Chick Lit Reads for Teens

Heart of Light by Manu_HWith Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it might be fun to take a look at some of our newer romances and chick lit.  What are your favorite romantic reads?

 

 

 

 

Michael L. Printz Award Announced!

midwinterblood bookjacketWhile many were watching the Grammy’s last night, librarians and avid readers across the United States were waiting to hear the winners of the Youth Media Awards announced this morning.  The Michael L.

Teen Advisory Group at Kingwood Public Library

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Kingwood Branch Library's Teen Advisory Group meets the 4th Monday of every month at 6:30p m in the Teen Area.  This group is open to teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.  Our next meeting is January 27th @ 6:30pm.  Keep reading to find out more about TAG. 

TLA 2014-15 Reading Lists Are Here!

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Every year the Texas Library Association compiles a number of reading lists comprised of the best of the best books for children, teens and adults as chosen by Texas librarians. As always, this year's lists contain big name titles everyone's talking about, as well as hidden gems you might have missed.

2014-15 TxLA Reading Lists

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