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Last week, I blogged about my favorite young adult books of 2011. This got me thinking about the 2012 young adult novels I cannot wait to read. Here they are in alphabetical order:
Yesterday, I live blogged reading Clockwork Prince. The main characters enjoy reading and mention several classic books that would have been available to people living in Victorian England. Here are six of those books that the Glenside Public Library owns:
Clockwork Angel was one of my favorite books of 2010, and I eagerly awaited the publication of Clockwork Prince. Join me, your Young Adult Librarian, as I read the sequel.
Best Young Adult Books of 2011
Compiled by the Young Adult Librarian
As much as I try, I cannot read every young adult novel published in a year. These are my favorite books from all the books published within the past twelve months that I have read. Books are listed in alphabetical order by title except when an author has more than one book on the list.
These sequels and series titles are on order:
Three recent young adult novels feature ballerinas.
Several of the Glenside librarians went to see Breaking Dawn Part 1 on opening day.
Young Adult Librarian's Review:
Last night, we celebrated the upcoming release of Breaking Dawn Part 1 with a special program at the library. Teens discussed the books and movies and enjoyed wedding cake in honor of Edward and Bella.
Wedding Cake provided by the Friends of the Library
Edward and a Wedding Guest
Yesterday patrons in grades 4-8 learned about mystery titles from our juvenile and young adult fiction collections at the Mysteries & Munchies program.
Here are a few titles from the young adult collection that were book talked at this program:
Carmen was raised in inner-ctiy Chicago, and she explores her true passion for dance.