Zombies! All our undead posts in one place
As a zombie fan, I have posted here about zombies multiple times. In preparation for October, I thought I would put them all in one place for you. I am very considerate like that. See, I care about you. They include fun booklists, programming ideas. and a discussion I had with my then pre-teen daughter about why people like zombies. She was understandably confused on the issue.
What’s the Deal with Zombies Anyway?
The post in which I try to explain to my then 8-year-old why people would even be interested in reading and watching these scary, decaying creatures that want to eat your brains. Spoiler alert: it’s only kind of about the zombies.
Reading the Zombie Apolcaypse
A list of amazing zombie reads. This list is now two years old so you could help us update it by adding your new favorites in the comments.
New Zombie Reviews:
Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
The Infects by Sean Beaudoin
Fire and Ash by Jonathan Maberry
Contaminated by Em Garner
Sick by Tom Leveen
Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi
Monsters by Ilsa J. Bick
Eat, Brains, Love by Jeff Hart
Inhuman by Kat Falls (Fri)
Fiction Lessons from The Walking Dead by Carrie Mesrobian (coming Wed)
Stephanie Wilkes talks about her annual Zombie Prom. All the cool undead kids are doing it.
TPiB: It’s a Dead Man’s Party
Cool programming ideas you can do in your library whether you are a zombie or just running from them.
TPiB: Bring Out Your Dead, zombie party take 2
Zombies VS. Humans Lock-In, with a Doctor Who twist
Top 10 Survival Tips I Learned from Reading YA
Look, my chances are not good in a post-apocalyptic world. I like to lie in bed, read a book and drink pop with either my air conditioning or heater on. I don’t like to cook. I do not take my indoor plumbing for granted. Should the apocalypse happen, however, I have learned these 10 tips for survival which I am now going to share with you. See, even zombie books are educational.
So if you want to talk zombies, leave a comment. Share your favorite zombie reads, your zombie apocalypse survival tips, programming ideas and more. And remember, don’t let them eat your brains!
About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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