Friday Finds – June 21, 2013
Robin talks about text complexity in the language arts classroom and the latest article from NPR.
Previously on TLT:
Something to think about: Better sex scenes in books will keep kids from learning about sex in porn.
Printz Award Winner John Corey Whaley shares information about his second book, Noggin over at Entertainment Weekly Shelflife. Karen is completely fascinated by the concept of this book and can’t wait to read it.
Lauren Oliver’s upcoming novel, Panic, has already been snatched up by Universal. Sadly, the Delirium TV show was not picked up by Fox.
Christie found this link of teens reacting to the Catching Fire trailer. Christie especially loves the sweetheart at 1:02, the overly emotional blonde girl, and the guy in the red checked vest who stared slackjawed the whole time!
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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