Vampires and More: Paranormal Fiction

Yes, yes, we know all about TwilightAren't the sparkly vampires kind of old news now? If you are looking for more monsters to satisfy your paranormal cravings, look no further! 

2011 TSRP

Teen & Tween SRP

9,176 Teen & Tweens signed up for YOU ARE HERE, the 2011 TSRP, and 52% (or 4,758) completed the program.  This was an all-time high for sign-ups and completions! YEAH!!! laugh

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest is a national competition for high school students that is sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and John Hancock Financial.  The author of the winning entry receives $10,000!  The deadline to enter is Saturday, January 7, 2012.  Read the info below and visit the John F.

If you loved The Hunger Games...

Distopian fiction, or stories that take place in seemingly well-ordered societies that are actually deeply corrupt, is all the rage right now. With the success of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy and the upcoming movie, books are flying off the library shelves.  So if you loved diving into the Games with Katniss and Peeta, here are a few other titles you might enjoy.

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Ship Breaker

The book had been on my "to read" list for a while, simply because of its status as an award winner, and  when I finally got around to reading Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi, I thought I knew where the story was going.  I was wrong. This novel kept me guessing and held my interest through the last page.

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