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Episode 47 — A Roundup of 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 22:26
Original Air Date Published February 20, 2012

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.


Calendar Activities

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Calendar Activities

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 2

Today, the American Library Association announces its annual book award winners.

Students research different awards given by the ALA and do an activity based on one of the awards.


Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 19

Children's publisher John Newbery was born in 1713.

Each student chooses a book that is special and writes a short story about why it deserves special mention. Students can plan the pages of their own stories and then make a Stapleless Book or use the ReadWriteThink Printing Press.


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Podcast Episodes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Guided by Teen Book Awards

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.


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