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Mondays With Megan-Teen Top Ten Edition


The people have spoken, the votes have been counted, and the winners of the 2011 Teen Top Ten poll are in! These books (along with 15 others, see list here) were nominated by members of teen book groups in 16 school and public libraries. Teens between the ages of 12 and 18 voted for their favorites. And the winners are…

  1. The 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

There are some great titles on this list! I have read all of them except for I am Number Four, Angel, and Nightshade.

If it were up to me, which it is not, the list would look like this:

1. The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
2. Lies by Michael Grant
3. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
4. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
5. Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins
6. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
7. Matched by Ally Condie
8. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
9. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
10. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

So now that you know which books are totally awesome, get busy reading !

Happy Reading!


Teen Read Week-Read Beyond Reality






It’s time to read just for the fun of it! Seriously. Teen Read Week is about reading for pleasure. It’s not about homework and required reading. This year’s theme is Read Beyond Reality, so stop in today and find the perfect book that will transport you to another world.

This weeks at the library:

Teen Scene in the Basement on Tuesday Oct.20th. Play video games and hang out after school 3:30-5:00. Snacks provided.

New Moon Party Planning also on Tuesday Oct. 20th. Same place,same time as the video games. All are welcome to share their ideas for party activities.

Teen Read Week Scavenger Hunt. Wrap up TRW  on Friday Oct.23rd with a library scavenger hunt. Please sign up in teams of 2 with me, the Teen Librarian.

Happy Reading!

P.S. Check out this year’s Teen Top Ten, the ten best books for teens chosen by teens.