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Teens

Teens in a CircleWelcome teen visitors! Since you’ve arrived here @ wtmlib.info, you know that you can visit us virtually as well as at our Main Street scene. You might be surprised, though, by all that there is for you here:

  • If you consider yourself a Reading Fool, you can easily learn about new and exciting releases, and exchange opinions with like-minded readers.
  • We have events ranging from crafts to comedy shows to just plain hilarious fun – check out the Teen Scene.
  • If you like being involved in creative and rewarding activities, and offering input on your teen collection, consider joining the Teen Advisory Board.
  • We also provide you with solid resources to help you study, conduct research and prepare for your next level of education.

So, as long as you’re here, take a look around …

Did you know that you can also visit us on Facebook (Miriam Neiman WTML TeenLibrarian)?

We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site!

 

Teen Scene

Upcoming Events

2013 Teens’ Top Ten

Teen Read Week last fall culminated in the announcement of the 2013 Teens' Top Ten. This title list was developed by teens and voted on by teens. Winners were announced in October.

From the American Library Association:

Voting for the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten took place from August 15 through Teen Read Week, October 13-19, with more than 32,000 votes cast. This year, there were 28 nominees that competed for the "top ten" list. The official 2013 Teens' Top Ten titles can be found below and are also featured in a video announcement.

The official 2013 Teens' Top Ten titles are as follows:

1

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney/Hyperion)

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2

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic/Scholastic Press)

3

Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Harper Collins/Katherine Tegen Books)

4

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (Harlequin Teen)

5

Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (Simon & Schuster)

6

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic/Scholastic Press)

7

Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Macmillan/Farrar Straus Giroux)

8

Every Day by David Levithan (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

9

Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross (Egmont)

10

Butter by Erin Jade Lange (Bloomsbury)


The Teens’ Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, with teens nominating and choosing their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in 16 school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on Celebrate Teen Literature Day during National Library Week and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles between August and October. For more information about the Teens' Top Ten, click here.

 

 

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