What book universe would you choose to live in,...
Maybe we shouldn’t draw a line between young adult and adult books in our minds,...– Why “YA”? An Exploration of “Young Adult.” | The Hub (via sdiaz101)
YA: Your Athenaeum: What's New: Across the... →
yourathenaeum: New to the Athenaeum’s YA corner is the Across the Universe series by Beth Revis. From Revis’s website: A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder. Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awake on a new…
We do not know until the shell breaks what kind of egg we have been sitting on.– T. S. Eliot, who was born 124 years ago today, on idea Incubation, inhibition, and the mystical quality of creativity (via explore-blog)
Teen Writer's Workshop with Rosemary Clement-Moore...
We've got mariachis!
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us tonight at SPL. We’ve got a mariachi trio in the lobby and crafts in the storytime room!
Teen Writer's Workshop with Rosemary...
Just a reminder that next week is the teen writer workshop with the fabulous Dallas-based author Rosemary Clement-Moore, author of the amazing Texas Gothic and The Splendor Falls. The workshop will include three separate hour-long sessions on September 24th-26th. You don’t have to come to all of them but you probably should! See you there!
SPL Teen Book Club!
What we need from you: Suggestions for books you would want to read. A name for this club! Help us think of a name! And for you to sign up starting September 20th
Win a signed copy of UNDER THE NEVER SKY! →
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Back to School? →
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The man that I named the Giver passed along to the boy knowledge, history,...– Lois Lowry, from her Newberry Award acceptance speech. (via amandaonwriting)
First official image of MORTAL INSTRUMENTS cast
cassandraclare: First official image of the TMI cast all together. Are they not adorable? tmisource: Aurum Producciones has shared the first official image of the the main cast of THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES. What do you think of our gorgeous cast, Shadowhunters?
YA: Your Athenaeum: What's New: Starters by Lissa... →
yourathenaeum: Currently on the New YA Bookshelf is the body-swapping scifi debut from Lissa Price, Starters. From the LA Times: In this clever and creepy tale with faint echoes of “The Stepford Wives” and “The Hunger Games,” 16-year-old Callie Woodland is desperate. She and her 7-year-old brother,…