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Episode 35 — Celebrating Teen Book Awards
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published February 01, 2011|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 23
Students research different awards given by the ALA and do an activity based on one of the awards.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 1
Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.
Grades 6 – 12 | Podcast Episode
Teen book awards provide an annual guide for readers in search of quality young adult literature reading recommendations. In her sixth annual celebration of the year’s most distinguished books for teens, Jennifer introduces her personal favorites. Tune in to hear about coming of age novels, works of original historical research, and tributes to the pleasures of cooking, the power of graphic design, and the comforts of poetry.