Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Best Teen Books of 2008

Each year the American Library Association publishes a list of the ten best teen books for that year. This year teens will vote for the best.

During Teen Read Week, Oct. 12-18, teens may celebrate by reading and voting for "Books With Bite." Just click on a title you want, have your library card # and pin # ready, and reserve your copy today!

The nominees for Best Teen Book of 2008 are:

Before I Die by Jenny Downham

Betrayed by P.C. and Kristin Cast

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Daemon Hall by Andrew Nance and ColinPolhemus, illus.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Extras by Scott Westerfeld

Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks

Genesis Alpha by Rune Michaels

Glass by Ellen Hopkins

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Ironside: A Modern Faery’s Tale by Holly Black

Jango by William Nicholson

Jinx by Meg Cabot

The Luxe by Anna Godberson

Maximum Ride: Saving theWorld and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson

Penelope by Marilyn Kaye

Saving Zoe by Alyson Noel

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

Tamar by Mal Peet

Twisted by Laurie HalseAnderson

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Check out the display at the Cedar Lake Library.

Then vote for your favorites at
during Teen Read Week, Oct. 12-18.

If you liked Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series, check out Cedar Lake Library's display of similar books with a blood thirsty theme.


Anonymous said...

It has to be Eclipse.

Anonymous said...

Unless it's Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Want to write a review?

Just see Linda at the Cedar Lake Library. Then start reading and writing! You can earn volunteer time for helping!

Volunteering @ the Library

Volunteering @ the Library
Putting on puppet shows!

Making spiders for storytime fun.

Painting for program games

Making worms for storytimes

Celebrating National Poetry Month

Celebrating National Poetry Month
Teens composed over 50 poems & displayed them using words cut from magazines.