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Some recent young adult books are offering new takes on classic works of literature.
Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer
The Hunger Games movie comes out on March 23. Prepare for the release by checking out these three series related books.
The Hunger Games: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion
Last October, I wrote a blog post about photographic novels - books that use photographs to aid the telling of the story. You can read the blog post here. Illustrated novels are also gaining popularity. These books use drawings and other types of illustrations to involve the reader in the story.
Here are three recent young adult novels that employ illustrations:
In honor of the upcoming Super Bowl, here are a dozen young adult novels featuring football.
The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges
Each year the Edgar Awards are given out to the top mysteries. The nominees were released today. You can read the full list here.
Here are the nominees in the Young Adult category:
These sequels and series titles are now on order. Click on the book cover to be taken to the catalog record. Then click Request It on the left side of the web page to place a hold on the title.
by Claudia Gray
Three DVDs based on young adult novels are now on order. Read the book first and place a hold on the DVD today.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
In the futuristic take on the Cinderella story, cyborg Cinder becomes involved with Prince Kai.
Carry Out a Good Book: Winter Reading 2012 begins today. Those in grades 6-12 can register for the teen program. You read three books by February 29 to earn a reusable lunch bag and a chance in our grand prize drawing.
Keeping with our theme, here are some reading suggestions featuring teens who work in restaurants: