Presentation on theme: "Presented by Committee Members: Aaron Coutu, Greenville Public Library Brandi Kenyon, South Kingstown Public Library."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by Committee Members: Aaron Coutu, Greenville Public Library Brandi Kenyon, South Kingstown Public Library
Promote quality literature for teens by highlighting well- written books of interest to middle and high school students. Allowing teens to select the winner from each year's list of nominees encourages them to read more and discuss the books with their friends and family at school, the local library, and at home.
This year there were 39 members of the committee with librarians, teachers, reading specialists, and media specialists all represented The committee is adjourned from September through March to compile the list of nominees based on the reading of suggested titles and discussions online and in meetings The committee reviewed 73 titles this year As you can imagine, there are some intense discussions.
Do you know which book won this year’s election? Graceling by Kristin Cashore Honor Books: The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams & Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld