Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

Reviewed by Kelly
3 Sparks rating
This story follows Donovan Curtis as he is mistakenly admitted into a gifted school. This was a very comical book that is good for middle schoolers and early high school readers.
http://alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us:2081/record=b4520555~S28

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Reviewed by Jasmine

Five Sparks rating

Teenage girls can relate to this quirky tale of college, family, love, and fangirling. Keep Calm and Carry On Simon.

http://alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us:2081/record=b4638456~S28

Young Adult Book Discussion with Gae Polisner!


Teens are invited to meet with local author Gae Polisner and discuss her recent book The Summer of Letting Go, on Tuesday, July 29th from 7 - 8 PM. The book is available for check out at the Young Adult Desk. Please call the Young Adult Desk or register online.

http://alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us:2081/record=b4712301~S28

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Reviewed by James
4 Sparks rating

http://alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us:2081/record=b4406609~S28A good book, sort of like a mashup of Narnia and the Lord of the Rings. The books take place from the perspective of Eragon, a young farmboy who finds a dragon egg, which eventually gets him in trouble.

The Fox Inheritance by Mary E. Pearson

Reviewed by Genie -
Four Sparks rating

This book is about Jenna's two best friends - Kara and Locke - who are recreated biologically perfect 260 years after the accident. The story follows them through their journey of adapting to their new life.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

2014 Young Adult Summer Reading Club: Spark a Reaction!

All students entering grades 6 through 12 are invited to join the 2014 Young Adult Summer Reading Club.  This year's Club runs from Monday, June 23rd through Friday, August 8th.  Your summer reading fun begins once you've joined and begin to read or listen to books and log what you've read.  Rate and review you books for prizes, raffle tickets and paperback books!  This summer, join your friends and make new ones in the Reading Lab @ Young Adult Central.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

2014 Battle Titles Revealed!

Informational Meeting, Monday, June 2nd, 4:30 - 5:15 PM.  Open to students entering grades 6 - 9      For students who LOVE to read and enjoy sharing this passion with others...the day you have been waiting for is here...the announcement of the book titles for this year's Battle of the Books!  The 2014 Battle will be held on Saturday, August 9th.  Battle of the Books is a county wide competion of teens from participating Suffolk County Libraries, and a whole lot of fun!