The Michael L. Printz Award Winner for 2008 The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean Taken to Antarctica by the man she thinks of as her uncle for what she believes to be a vacation, Symone–a troubled fourteen year old–discovers that he is dangerously obsessed with seeking Symme’s Hole, an opening that supposedly leads into the [...]
January 18th, 2008
January 17th, 2008 · Comments Off · TeVo
Become a TeVo (Teen Volunteer) Got some extra time on your hands? Why not become a TeVo (Teen Volunteer) at the library? This is a great opportunity for teens (grades 7-12) to do community service while working at the library. Based on your application, TeenSpace will match your skills and interests to particular jobs as [...]
January 11th, 2008 · Comments Off · Books
Zen and the Art of Faking It by Jonathan Sonnenblick When thirteen-year-old San Lee moves to a new town and school for the umpteenth time, he is looking for a way to stand out when his knowledge of Zen Buddhism, gained in his previous school, provides the answer–and the need to quickly become a convincing [...]
January 4th, 2008 · Comments Off · Books
Love Is A Many Trousered Thing by Louise Rennison In a series of diary entries, British teenager Georgia Nicolson describes her continuing romantic woes as she is pushed toward a decision about the three boys in her life.