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/
Added by YALSA on August 15, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments
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.
Added by Jane Bering on August 14, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments
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
Join YALSA’s Teen Read Week Committee by participating in the following Twitter Chats, which will all be held from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm central time!
June 4: Courtney Lewis: Reflecting on Past Year's TRW: What Worked and What Didn't
July 2: Amanda Kordeliski: Displays and Promotions for Teen Read Week 2013
August 6: Karin Perry: Titles for Teen Read Week 2013
September 3: Stacy Wells: Share Your Teen Read Week 2013 Plans
What’s a Twitter Chat? It’s an…Continue
Added by YALSA on May 1, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments
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Added by Preston Alves on February 18, 2013 at 10:48pm — No Comments
Teens voted online and chose "Seek the Unknown @your library" as the theme for the 2013 Teen Read Week, which will be celebrated Oct. 13 - 19, 2013. The 2013 TRW web site will launch here on April 18, 2013 ('cause that's Celebrate Teen Literature Day!). Thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens and their families.
Added by YALSA on October 24, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments