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Episode 23 — Teen Book Awards Revisited
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published February 02, 2010|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 11
Students research different awards given by the ALA and do an activity based on one of the awards.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 10
Students brainstorm a list of objects and processes that have changed over time and use the Timeline tool to sketch out the evolution of the item they have chosen. A giant class timeline can be created to show the evolution of the items students have investigated.
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.