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National Book Award Finalists

National Book Awards The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.

Young People’s Literature Finalists click here!

FINALISTS:

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Celebrate Teen Read Week!

Teen Read Week is Coming! 

October 12- 18           

The Port Washington Public Library, in conjunction with the American Library Association, invites you to celebrate Teen Read Week (October 12-18, 2014).  “Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library” is the theme of this year’s national initiative to encourage teens to read for the fun of it.

Teen Read Photo Board

September 22 – October 5

Do you have a favorite book?  Let us know!  Get a head start on Teen Read Week and star in your own READ mini-poster.  Here’s how: Pick your favorite book, write down the title, author and (in 25 words or less) why you think it’s the best.  We’ll take your picture and include the photo of you and your book and why you love it on our photo board, which will be displayed in TeenSpace during TRW.

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Teens’ Top Ten

YALSA’S Teens’ Top Ten

Vote for your favorite YA book here.  Voting will be open through Teen Read Week, October 12-18.

The top ten titles will be announced on October 20, 2014, so be sure to check back for the list of winners!

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Kindles

Visit TeenSpace and check out a pre-loaded Kindle with the hottest teen titles.  

Popular titles include:

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Just One Night by Gayle Forman

The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth

The Lying Game Series by Sara Shepard

The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner

 

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Wii U

August 7, 2014 @ 7 p.m. 

Come play the Wii U on the big screen!  Free registration is ongoing in TeenSpace. Grades 7-12