Teen Services Blog

  • Teens' Top Ten - Glenside vs. the Nation

    The Teens' Top Tens results were announced earlier today.  After school, 33 teens voted for their favorites at the library. There was a five way tie for sixth place at Glenside as the five books got the exact same number of votes. Here are how the results compare between Glenside and the national votes:

  • New Teen Paranormal Romances

    Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Cas spent three years dispatching murderous ghosts, but everything changes when he meets Anna.
  • Trend Alert: Photographic Novels

    You are probably familiar with graphic novels and illustrated novels like The Invention of Hugo Cabret. An emerging trend in young adult literature is the photographic novel. These are novels that include photographs to aid in the telling of the story.

    Two examples of this trend are...

  • Revisiting Favorite Young Adult Books - The Lost Hero

    The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

    The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

    What I Wrote Before:

    Riordan continues the tale of Camp Half-Blood with new characters and Roman gods.  I enjoyed it as much as his first series and am eager to see where it goes.

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  • Recent Anime Purchases

    Registration begins today for the Anime Evening on Tuesday, October 18. Patrons in grades 6-12 may attend this program.

    If you cannot attend, why not check out or place a hold on one of these recent DVD purchases:

  • Revisiting Favorite Young Adult Books - Clockwork Angel

    Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    What I wrote before:

    A prequel to her popular Mortal Instruments series.  I enjoyed reading about the world of the Shadowhunters in the Victorian era.

     

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