Friday Finds – December 20, 2013
- Warrior by Ellen Oh and The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson
- Poor Little Dead Girls by Lizzie Friend
- Reboot by Amy Tintera and A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer
Join us for our 12 Blogs of Christmas series!
Christie talks about one insidious way our schools are failing our kids.
2013’s Top Ten circulated books in my Middle School.
Relive my 10 Favorite TLT posts for 2013.
And my Top 10 Reads in 2013 – can you tell I’m on vacation?
Previously at TLT
Christie reviewed Crown of Embers by Rae Carson.
We reviewed Prophecy by Ellen Oh.
Around the Web
The first movie poster for the upcoming adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars was revealed as part of the 2013 Project for Awesome (you can still donate for a couple more days.) I happened to really love the tagline, although I understand why some don’t. Read Green’s reaction to it here.
Read an interesting analysis of the iPhone Christmas commercial here. I became oddly invested in the discussion.
Victoria Schwab, author of YA novels The Near Witch, The Archived, and the upcoming The Unbound announced that her adult novel Vicious has been optioned for a movie by Ridley Scott’s team.
Shia LaBeouf makes an excellent case for librarians in schools. (To teach information skills.)
This is an amazing take on the “affluenza” debate.
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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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