Friday Finds – October 11, 2013
This week at TLT
We have author Carrie Mesrobian talking about sex and violence.
- This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
- Control by Lydia Kang
- These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Take 5: Through the Looking Glass – Alice in Wonderland retellings to go with Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
Take 5: Science Fiction that ACTUALLY take place in space!
TPiB – Turn your library into Lovecraft Middle School for spooky fun
TPiB – When books inspire art
TPiB – Self Directed Displays in Action
Previously at TLT
We reviewed Alice in Zombieland.
Around the Web
This week’s best tumblr image:
The Oatmeal provides everything you need to know about Columbus Day.
YALSA posted a really interesting analysis of Printz Award winning books.
“Young adult books that changed our lives” from CNN.
Vulture produced this awesome interactive YA flowchart. “I just want to know what my niece is talking about at Thanksgiving” is my favorite option…
Over at SLJ, Liz Burns provides an excellent analysis (with corresponding links) to the articles written in response to the recent Chris Brown interview. Anyone who works with youth needs to be aware of this issue.
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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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