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Teen Read Week

On October 17, YALSA is celebrating Teen Read Week 2012 with a Tweet-a-thon. Find out how you can join the conversation.

Teen Reading Week

On October 17, YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) is celebrating Teen Read Week 2012 with a Tweet-a-thon. Take part by tweeting with hashtag #TRW12 about your favorite YA and teen books, new trends or genres you’re into, your opinions on award nominees, or your favorite YA book quotes. Or simply browse other people’s recommendations and talk about which books you plan to read this fall!

What To Tweet About

Stuck for ideas? Share your thoughts on books made into movies, what books you can enjoy after reading The Hunger Games, awesome books for boys, sequels that you’re anticipating, or series’ that you’ll read again and again.

Anyone Can Participate

Teen Read Week is a celebration of all YA/teen lit and everyone is encouraged to participate. Whether you’re a teen, a kid or an adult, you’re welcome to tweet about all things regarding YA lit. Join the discussion and help to find innovative ways to get teens reading. There are so many different formats to encourage the love of literature nowadays. Whatever way you enjoy  your YA lit, whether it’s through books, audio books, e-books or magazines, tweet on October 17 about all your faves.

Have Your Say

Will you participate in Teen Read Week? Tell us in our comment section below!

 

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Hungergames

What's your favorite topic in sci-fi books?

  • Dystopias (new corrupt societies, such as The Hunger Games)
  • Post-apocalyptic (end of the world novels, such as The Forest of Hands and Teeth)
  • Epidemics (outbreaks of disease, such as The Scorch Trials)
  • Aliens and Other Planets (such as The Knife of Never Letting Go)

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