Upcoming Teen Events – October 2019

Whose Got Game?

Come hang with your friends and learn new games or enjoy some of your old favorites including Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Yahtzee, Telestrations, Uno, and Ticket to Ride.  
Wed Oct 16th 5:30pm- 7:30 pm 
Grades 6-12
Middletown Public Library

CrafTeen

Looking for an activity to do with friends?  Stop by the library for a craft.  Take a break and let your creativity flow in a fun and low-stress environment.  Materials provided
Wednesday October 30th 5:30-7:30pm
Grades 6-12
Middletown Public Library Meeting Room
**Registration Required

2019 Teens’ Top Reads

Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Voting is open from August 15 through October 15, 2019. The Top Ten titles will be announced on October 16, 2019, so check back to see the winners!

Vote for up to 3 Books – THIS VOTING IS FOR TEENS ONLY

What Should I Read Next? Enter a book you like and this website will analyze its huge database of real readers’ favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.

Goodreads Young Adult Books Page 

Denver Public Library’s Booklists for Teens

Books Like the Hunger Games

Teen Booklists from the Plymouth District Library

No Flying, No Tights: A Graphic Novel Review Website

TeenReads.com

YALSA Best of the Best: The Best Books for Young Adults committee of the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, has rounded up some of the best books written for young adults, as recommended by Young Adult Librarians.

Alex Awards:The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The award is sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust.

Margaret A. Edwards Award Winners: The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author’s lifetime achievement for writing books that have been popular over a period of time.

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: For a complete list of winners visit the National Book Foundation.

Printz Awards: The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

William C. Morris Award: The Young Adult Library Services Association created the William C. (Bill) Morris Award to honor a longtime publishing executive beloved in the library world for his enthusiasm for promoting literature for children and teens.

Book Trailers & Youtube Channels

Epic Reads

Penguin Young Readers

YA Random House