It’s the fastest, easiest way to promote reading! Reads 4 Teens is a collection of the best in the latest teen literature and includes 37 ready-to-use pamphlets and 8 bookmarks, each featuring a different theme or genre, including STEM. It’s now available for purchase as a digital download through the ALA Store for $26.10 for members &…Continue
Added by YALSA on May 21, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments
The deadline for the 2014 Teen Read Week is fast approaching! Through generous funding from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, ten libraries will be awarded $1000 each to help fund their Teen Read Week activities. Apply by June 1, 2014.
Eligibility requirements must be met in order to qualify.
More info can be found under the Grants tab.
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Online community members can now access the updated 2014 resources on the Teen Read Week™ website. Although the website has not officially “launched”, members can log on and access all materials to get a head start on planning. Resources and materials include a publicity kit which includes a sample press release, fliers, marketing tips, planning checklists, and more.
The Teen Read Week website will officially go live on Celebrate Teen Literature Day, April 17, 2014. Be sure to come…Continue
Added by YALSA on April 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Themed materials for the 2014 Teen Read Week™ theme, Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library are now available at the ALA Store! Materials range from posters to bookmarks, and more. All ALA and YALSA members receive a 10% discount on their orders.
Teen Read Week will be celebrated October 12-18, 2014.
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Watch this video and find out!
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The moment you all have been waiting for is now here!
The theme for Teen Read Week™ 2014 is Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library.
Teen Read Week 2014 will take place October 12-18.
The site will officially go live on Celebrate Teen Literature Day, April 17, 2014.
See you all then!
Here's the link to my Teen Read Blog post on www.TeachingAuthors.com:
Added by April Halprin Wayland on October 18, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments
Teen Read Week is in full swing at Eagle Public Library. Teens are playing Hide and Seek as they follow the clues to the treasure hidden in the books through out the library. Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover!!! Teens get to choose a book that has been wrapped with paper and give a 3-4 word description. The original display had 27 and on Wednesday we are down to 12!!!!!! Our TAB is eagerly looking forward to THE BOISE CITY GHOST HUNTERS discovering the hidden secrets in the library!!!!…Continue
Added by Suzanne Crupper on October 16, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments
Landa Teen Library Leadership Council had a dissusion of what is the "unknown" to them. They wanted to seek
Added by Beatrice Canales on October 14, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments
At Bluffton High School, in Bluffton, South Carolina, we are doing the following as part of our Teen Read Week Activities:…Continue
Added by Page Wiedeman on October 10, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments
Please support our new online campaign we created via Thunderclap in support of library services for teens!
Our goal is to increase awareness about the importance of library services for teens and its cruciaol role in helping them develop critical literacy skills.
How Thunderclap works:
The Thunderclap allows people to pledge a Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook message that is unleashed at the same time. It’s completely safe and will automatically post exactly one message on…Continue
Added by YALSA on October 9, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
Teens can now vote for their favorite titles for the 2013 Teens' Top Ten!
Vote now through October 19.
The top ten titles with the most votes will be named the official titles of the 2013 Teens' Top Ten.
Winners will be announced the week of October 21st.
Happy voting! http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens/
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All along I've seen voting for TRW fav books to be August 15 through September 15. Now I'm seeing that voting ends October 19. Please post the correct dates again. Thanks.
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Registrants of the Teen Read Week website can sign up to participate in a free webinar called Seek the Unknown in the Blink of an Eye. Join YALSA as we travel the YA literary world via booktalk seeking the unknown through 25+ titles!
The webinar takes place on August 22nd, from 2pm - 3pm ET. The first 100 people who sign up with the link below will be able to participate.There will also be a recording of the webinar available afterwards.…Continue
Added by YALSA on August 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I highly recommend this book for older teens or teens who are advanced readers. It is a true story of Colton Burpo who was very sick with appendicitis. He was in the hospital and his spirit went to heaven. He saw his parents praying over him in the hospital and when he got to heaven he saw Jesus, his great grandfather and his sister among other amazing things. He was almost 4 years old when this happened. He later told his parents about his trip to heaven. One of the things he said was that…Continue
Added by Sally Weegar on August 9, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments
If you missed the live chat hosted by YALSA's TRW Committee, you can check out the online archive. And be sure to mark your calendar for the next Teen Read Week Twitter chat: Sept. 3rd from 1-2, eastern!
Added by YALSA on August 6, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments
First time planning Teen Read Week? Or maybe you're just looking for some help on how to market your Teen Read Week. Check out our Teen Read Week Marketing Tips & Ideas PowerPoint!
The Marketing Tips & Ideas PowerPoint is now available under the Planning Tab in Publicity Tools.
Added by YALSA on July 8, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments
Want new books for your library? Through a generous donation from Dollar General, we're giving away 20 sets of the 2013 Teens' Top Ten books to libraries in need!
Apply today! The deadline to apply by is September 1st.
Added by YALSA on June 3, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments
In relation to this year's TRW theme of "Seeking the Unknown", teens can celebrate the theme even further by "exploring" the moon!
Interested? Keep reading for more info!
Help Teens Explore the Unknown Moon
International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual event that is dedicated to encouraging people to ‘look up’ and take notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon. From looking at the Moon with a naked eye to using the most sensitive telescope, every year…Continue
Added by YALSA on May 23, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments