The biennial Nestlé Very Best In Youth program seeks to highlight youth leadership by identifying teens whose efforts are making a profound difference in the lives of others. Contestants must be between 14 and 18 years of age and must demonstrate good citizenship, have a strong academic record, and show how theyare making a special [...]
When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than was there before. ~Clifton Fadiman
Discuss why the classics endure and find a printable list of classic literature titles that are available freely as ebooks.
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 [...]
The 2011 Kansas Notable Book List includes a wide range of fiction, nonfiction, adult and children’s books. The list features the best books published in 2010 by Kansas authors or Kansas stories. The list is a project of the Kansas Center for the Book (KCFB) at the State Library of Kansas.
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (52:05). Lissa and Thad discuss Newbery award books, Susie Marchant shares stories from the Topeka X-Files, Lena Vogt is the new Teen Librarian, and Nate Hohl recommends early American history titles. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
Deborah Eisenberg’s The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg has been selected as the winner of the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.