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Book Lovers Central: 2011 Archives - Teen

Find your next favorite book with these resources for readers.

Inspired by Mythology

 

Ancient mythology has never been more current.  The books below are just some of the stories that have been inspired by Greek, Norse, and Maori mythology.  Try one today and enter the ancient world in a very modern way.

 

(Summaries taken from the catalog.)

Ice and Snow

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Although it seems as though winter will never end, we're inching closer and closer to spring.  Enjoy the last of the cold, crisp days by curling up with a mug of cocoa and one of these wintry books.

 

(Summaries taken from the catalog.)

The Better to Read With

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My, what big books you have!  Little Red Riding Hood has her own major motion picture, but it's not the first time someone's fractured this fairy tale.  Take a look at some of these imaginative stories, or take a peek at the original fairy tale as set down by the French folklorist Charles Perrault.

 

(Summaries taken from the catalog.)

Interactive Fiction

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If you're looking to get a little more involved in your reading, these multi-platform/interactive books are the perfect choice.  They bring your books to life through websites, working phone numbers, apps, and choose-your-own-adventure style choices.

 

(Summaries taken from the catalog.)

The ALEX Award

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Every year the American Library Association gives the ALEX Award to ten adult books that are particularly good for teen readers.  Here are some of the titles nominated in 2011.

 

(Summaries taken from the catalog)