Category Archives: General Stuff

The 2009 Cybils Winners

The winners are probably old news by now but, even though I’m announcing late, I still want to give recognition to the awesome winners of the 2009 Cybils awards. Below are the winners in the Young Adult categories: Non-Fiction The … Continue reading

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National Book Award Finalists, 2009

The finalists have been announced.  Here’s the list of finalists for Young People’s Literature: Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Philip Hoose Stitches by David Small Lips Touch: Three … Continue reading

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Cybils 2009: Have you voted yet?

We’re over half way through the voting window.  Have you nominated your favorite book from October 08-October 09?  If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!  You only have until October 15.  It’s easy.  Click here, fill out the form, … Continue reading

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Cybils 2009: Get Ready to Vote!

It’s that time of year!  That’s right, the Cybils awards are are kicking into high gear.  I’m happy to announce that I am going to be a final round judge for the graphic novels category this year.  I’m excited to … Continue reading

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Booktrailer: Going Bovine

Um, I’m not sure there are words for this but if there is one it’s HILARIOUS. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KloEAoKvBqA]

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Booktrailer: Give Up the Ghost

I’m definitely a sucker for ghost stories and this one looks promising.  Check out the booktrailer, crafted by the author herself. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rHOwNBQOGs]

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Modern/Current Classic Teen Lit

I’m part of a group of people, mostly teen librarians, who get together and talk teen books.  I love it!  Our library system is made up of a bazillion branches so each branch only has one teen librarian (if it … Continue reading

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