Friday Finds – September 13, 2013
This week at TLT
How helping sometimes hurts
10 Things to do with a Blank Canvas, part 1
10 Things to do with a Blank Canvas, part 2
Guest post by Sean Beaudoin! 10 novels that changed my life before I could drive
Honor 9/11, but not in Preschool Storytime
We have a special Take 5 by Cuyler on Dragons! And all of your favorite dragons!
And finally, don’t you think it’s about time for a contest?
Previously at TLT
We reviewed Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
and Tilt by Ellen Hopkins
School’s back in session. How’s it going for you? Need a little support?
We need your help, it’s time once again to put this year’s Top 10 Trends in Teen Fiction poster together, but what are the Top 10 Trends? Weigh in and help us track this year’s trends: Trend Watch 2013
Around the Web
Meg Cabot reposted her 9/11 diary. It’s worth a read if you haven’t read it yet.
Detroit Public Library is Partnering with the Chrysler Foundation and Forgotten Harvest to feed kids after school.
The Wall Street Journal gets the appeal of Ellen Hopkins – and quotes TLT’s Heather in the process!
Reading for pleasure really does help kids & teens succeed in school – now with Science.
Heather never watched Buffy or Doctor Who. The X-Files was her cult show of choice and it’s 20 years old now.
J K Rowling announced that there will be more movies from the Harry Potter universe.
Mockingjay’s President Coin has been cast.
Cassandra Clare breaks her silence on the City of Ashes movie delay.
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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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