Monday, June 25, 2007

Teen Summer Reading Challenge
Congratulations to our weekly prize winners so far: Natalie M., Marissa A., Tina V., Maxx W., Sarah H., and Casey B.!

Tell Me About It! What are some of our teens reading?

Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan--HORROR--"A boy who gets in trouble and has to become a vampire's assistant. He is half a vampire. The Cirque Du Freak is a traveling circus where he met the vampire."--Maxx W. (rating 9 of 10)

Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan--MYSTERY/SUSPENSE--"It's about a girl who is asked to do fortune-telling at a fair. When her fortunes begin to come true people start accusing her of being a witch."--Maxx W. (rating 8 of 10)

Head Games by Mariah Fredericks--REALISTIC--"A young girl was afraid to face reality after being assaulted in plain sight until she met a troubled boy named Jonathan."--Natalie M. (rating 8 of 10)

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer--ROMANCE/FANTASY--"A great story about vampires, werewolves, and an ordinary girl."--Jennifer L. (rating 10 of 10)

Picking Up the Pieces by Patricia Calvert--REALISTIC--"It's about this teenage girl that gets into an accident and goes camping not realizing what's about to happen at camp."--Kemi O. (rating 8 of 10)

Prom by Laurie Halse Andersoon--REALISTIC--"Ashley is a senior about to graduate. She actually had no intention of going to prom until it was up to her to save it."--Natalie M. (rating 8 of 10)

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer--SCIENCE FICTION/ROMANCE/HORROR--"It's my favorite book. The story is about vampires and romance."--Jennifer L. (rating 10 of 10)

"A vampire falls in love with a mortal and they have to overcome many obstacles but the biggest is when a vampire attacks the mortal."--Casey B. (rating 7 of 10)

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld--SCIENCE FICTION--"A story about a futuristic world and a young girl named Tally separated from pretties to uglies. She runs away with many others to a place called the smoke, to betray her friends."--Natalie M. (rating 9 of 10)

Wandering Warrior by Da Chen--ADVENTURE--"A boy named Luka, who is destined to be the next emperor, tries to save his master Atami."--Sophia L. (rating 8 of 10)

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