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Episode 59 — Reporting on Teen Book Awards

 

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Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers

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Grades 6 – 12
Podcast Series Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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Duration 25:12
Original Air Date Published February 25, 2013

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Episode 59 – Reporting on Teen Book Awards

 

Episode 59 – Reporting on Teen Book Awards

Each year the America Library Association’s list of teen book awards provides readers with a huge variety of quality reading recommendations. Tune in to hear Jennifer’s fifth annual report on the year’s most distinguished books for teens. You’ll hear about stories of espionage, climate change, and dragons; middle school theater, political revolutions, coping with cancer, and more.

After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.

Books featured in this episode:

  • Bomb by Steve Sheinkin (Roaring Brook, 2012) Hear more about this title in Episode 56 – Science Books for Teens
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz (Simon & Schuster, 2012) Hear more about this title in Episode 52 – More New and Noteworthy Books for Teens
  • Moonbird by Phillip Hoose (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) Hear more about this title in Episode 56 – Science Books for Teens
  • Titanic by Deborah Hopkinson (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney/Hyperion, 2012)
  • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Random House, 2012)
  • Endangered by Eliot Schrefer (Scholastic, 2012)
  • In Darkness by Nick Lake  (Bloomsbury, 2012)
  • Drama by Raina Telgemeier (Graphix, 2012)
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Adams (Amulet, 2012)