Year: 2010

The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 1)

When young Miss Lumley is hired as a governess for three children who were raised by wolves, things get out of hand. There is a bit of a mystery, since we do not know who the children’s real parents are and just who is trying to sabotage Miss Lumley’s efforts. The only drawback is the …

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The Christmas Giant

Humphrey the giant and Leetree the elf are friends at the North Pole. They make wrapping paper for Santa. One year they get the assignment to grow a special Christmas tree. The tree gets lost and the two friends have to come up with a clever way to save the day. There are words in …

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It’s Christmas, David!

This is the latest book in the No, David! series. At Christmastime everyone is telling David “No!” No peeking! No snitching! and so on. The children will definitly relate to David. The illustrations are bright and childlike. I think this book is definitely a winner. Dianne Sonzini, Pioneer Elem. School Media Center Rating: Five Stars …

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2011 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalists

YALSA has announced the finalists for the 2011 William C. Morris YA Debut Award.  Now in its third year, this award “celebrates the achievement of a previously unpublished author, or authors, who have made a strong literary debut in writing for young adult readers.” 2011 Morris Award Finalists Hush by Eishes Chayil Guardian of the …

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William C. Morris YA Debut Award

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award celebrates the achievement of a previously unpublished author, or authors, who have made a strong literary debut in writing for young adult readers. The work cited will illuminate the teen experience and enrich the lives of its readers through its excellence, demonstrated by: * Compelling, high quality writing …

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Granite Media Book Awards: Nominate Your Favorite Books of 2010!

As the year comes to a close and we kick off our new library media web site, we’d like to celebrate the favorite books of 2010 in Granite School District with the first ever Granite Media Book Awards. We want your nominations! Voting is simple: just pick a category in the form below and name …

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I Am Number Four (The Lorien Legacies #1)

“John Smith” and his guardian, Henri, are constantly on the move, attempting to keep their identities safe. John must also try to fit in where ever they go: no showing off his super powers; no giving away his past. The Mogadorians are hunting “John” and 8 other survivors from the planet Lorien. They are picking …

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Author Event: Richelle Mead’s Last Sacrifice Book Tour Hits Salt Lake City

Richelle Mead Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy #6) Book Tour Salt Lake City Public Library – Main Auditorium December 15, 2010 7:00 PM Next week popular urban fantasy author Richelle Mead will speak and sign books at the Salt Lake City Main Library. Mead is perhaps most famous in the YA literature world for her bestselling …

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YALSA Young Adult Nonfiction Award

The YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults is a newly created award given to the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 – October 31 publishing year.  The purposes of the award are to: * Recognize the best in the field of nonfiction books for young adults …

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