What do I hear? Sun by Carol Thompson Let's play out in the sun. Yummy, yucky by Leslie Patricelli Spaghetti is yummy, but worms—and blue crayons, sand, and other things too gross to mention—are definitely yucky when tasted.
You could tape the book to the TV or computer monitor, but you may not get satisfactory results. The New York Public Library has figured out a way to get teen-agers excited about books with an annual exhibition and publication. Sincethe Nathan Strauss Young Adult Center at the Donnell Library branch has offered teens the chance to mingle with authors that write books they like to read.
By no means exhaustive, this page will at least get you started. For Young Adult recommendations, click here. Many are user-sourced.
The 53rd Street Library replaces the longstanding Donnell Library that was razed in A series of setbacks, including the financial crisis of caused a lengthy delay in the construction of the new library, which sits below a luxury hotel and condo, but we think it might have been worth the wait. Free, educational, and engaging library activities were indispensable during the early days with my son, so I was excited to check out the new library in Midtown West and learn more about its many offerings.
For readers interested in disturbing, intricately plotted psychological suspense. Herbert Greenleaf, a shipping magnate, sends Tom Ripley to Italy to convince his playboy son to return home. Philip Steiner is working to develop a causality-violation device — a machine that will make it possible to visit and interact with the past.
We're in the midst of Banned Book Week—which is also a celebration of the books that have been, and will continue to be "challenged"—and we've asked the New York Public Library to direct us to the correct shelves for some of the best banned reads. Specifically, books that have been banned or challenged and take place in NYC. You'll find them all at the NYPL, where president Tony Marx says, "The very notion of a 'banned book' is counter to our goals and philosophy.
After the riots that took place at the Stonewall Inn in Junethe LGBTQ civil rights movement went from handfuls of pioneering activists to a national movement mobilizing thousands. Johnson, and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. Next week we'll hear what happened during those few days at the Stonewall Inn in from iconic transgender rights activists Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson, and Miss Major.
If Naomi had picked tails, she would have won the coin toss. She wouldn't have had to go back for the yearbook camera, and she wouldn't have hit her head on the steps. She wouldn't have woken up in an ambulance with amnesia.
As the movie version of the last Hunger Games book, Mockingjay, Part 2, arrives in theaters Friday, the popularity of books and movies geared to young adults is a well-established phenomenon. The YALSA has influenced publishing and library collections, encouraging the focus on books geared to adolescents. In the following decade the term became more widely used, if sometimes derided.