Teen Read Week is a celebration of teens reading “for the fun of it.” We really had a jam-packed schedule of events this year because it coincided with local parent-teacher conference dates when middle and high school students had days off school. I wanted to share an overview of our slate of programs because they… Continue reading Teen Read Week Programs at My Library
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey Published: May 7th 2013 by Putnam Juvenile/Penguin Source: ARC from publisher Synopsis (Goodreads): After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of… Continue reading The Alien Invasion: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
If I had a nickel for every time I have been asked to recommend a book that is “like The Hunger Games,” I could double my paycheck. It’s great that kids are excited about reading, but I hate that even though we have multiple copies of the most popular read-alikes, they are often checked out.… Continue reading So you loved The Hunger Games…what should you read next?