Every year at Mount Washington High School, a list is anonymously posted all over the school. One girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest, and another is chosen as the ugliest. Everyone knows about the list and all eyes are watching the girls on it, both “pretty” and “ugly.”
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The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
The year is 1996, and Emma is excited to log on to her brand new computer. After installing a mysterious AOL disk, she is automatically logged on to something called Facebook.
The National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. There are prizes awarded in the categories fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. See all the winners here. The winner of the Young People’s Literature award is: Inside Out & [...]
It’s a great time to be a young musician in Topeka! There are awesome opportunities for all levels of voice and instrumental performers to show off their skills.
Get extreme and do the 2011 Wrestlemania Reading Challenge! Read five books, graphic novels, or magazines between October 25 and November 1 and fill out the log to win a WWE poster.
The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. The top twenty-five nominations are posted online during National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their [...]
Agnes Wilkins dreams of adventure beyond the boring society parties that take up most of her time. When one of the parties features a real Egyptian mummy as a parlor amusement, Agnes finds an artifact in the wrapping that propels her into a dangerous mystery.
A time traveling gene runs in Gwen’s family, pulling the gene carrier uncontrollably into the past sometime during their sixteenth year. Everyone expects Gwen’s cousin Charlotte to become the time traveler, so Gwen is shocked when she is the one that feels the warning symptoms of time travelling at age sixteen instead of her cousin.
DC comics is making big changes to the DC Universe in September 2011 by restarting 52 of their titles. Popular comic books like Superman, Batman, Green Lantern and Justice League will be going back to issue number 1. The new versions are supposed to introduce readers to a more modern and diverse DC Universe and [...]
Do you listen to Young Adult audiobooks? If not, this summer is a perfect time to start! You can check out audiobooks from the library and check out the SYNC program.
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts and dance. Watch this exciting sport in action with the Capoeiristas of Grupo Axe Capoeira Kansas City on Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm in Marvin Auditorium. This program is for age 10 to adults.