October 2011 archive

2011 Teens Top 10 Winners!

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has announced the top 10 young adult books for 2011. The winners were determined by over 9,000 votes from teens across the nation. Click here to access the complete list of nominations.   Here are the 2011 Top 10 Young Adult Books:

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  1. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  3. Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
  4. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
  5. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
  6. Matched by Ally Condie
  7. Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel by James Patterson
  8. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
  9. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
  10. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer


I was disappointed to see that Divergent by Veronica Roth wasn’t even on the nomination list! What book(s) do you think should have made the list?

As always, you can check out each winning book today at the library!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Comic Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Comic Strip Contest:

(Click on a name to see the comic!)

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Come by the 2nd floor desk to pick up your autographed Wimpy Kid book by Jeff Kinney! The winning comics will also be displayed on the 2nd floor – come check them out!

Thank you to all who entered! We had a great time reading them. If you’d like your comic back, you may pick it up at the 2nd floor desk.