DSC Young Adult Books: Books, Books, and More Books!


Need purchase suggestions for your library collection or Literacy classroom library? Get great ideas from this workshop for young adult books that you must have in your collection! Hear book talks for the latest in YA fiction and learn what’s new in young adult lit that can’t be missed. Discover what new titles you MUST have to start out the fall, receive annotated bibliographies for using fiction across the curriculum, and learn about titles that you may have missed. Promotional ideas will be discussed to help encourage reluctant readers. Will include a discussion/comparison of electronic readers including the Nook & Kindle and information about the new Arkansas Teen Book Award. (ADE Criteria: Content, Instructional strategies, Advocacy/leadership)

This session will provide participants with the following:
1. booktalks of new titles
2. updated annotated bibliographies
3. promotional and book club ideas
4. Arkansas Teen Book Award info

Objectives:
Upon completion of the session participants will:
1. Create Shelfari/Good Reads account.
2. Create a Titlewave account to share titles.

3. Participants will gain insight into new YA titles.
4. Participants will be able to identify books for purchase for their library/classroom collection.
5. Participants will develop a list of upcoming sequels.
6. Participants will be provided with annotated booklists.

7. Participants will discover new methods of promoting books.

Booklists:










Booktrailers:

Who is Jenna Fox? http://www.whoisjennafox.com/
Paper Towns http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780525478188,00.html?Paper_Towns_John_Green
Wake, Fade, and Gone http://lisamcmann.com/html/books.htm (trailer is for Wake, the first in the series)
Wintergirls http://www.amazon.com/Wintergirls-Laurie-Halse-Anderson/dp/067001110X
All We Know of Heaven http://www.authorbytes.com/JMitchard-heaven.htm
Impossible http://www.nancywerlin.com/impossible.htm#gpm1_2
Graceling www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7jwHLDpxFM
Gone by Michael Grant http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf8B3FM1L8c
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5BC3hKlon8
Skinned www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW4TwsgUD80

Link to over 100 book trailers: http://digitalbooktalk.com/
Northwest High School, Naomi Bates's Trailers http://www.nisdtx.org/120820731141528687/blank/browse.asp?A=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=70538
The Graveyard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_UUVwTaemk
Wondrous Strange and Darklight http://www.lesleylivingston.com/home.html
Darkest Powers Trilogy http://www.kelleyarmstrong.com/aDarkest.htm
Eternal http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/CLS/cyn_books/eternal/eternal.html
The Forest of Hands and Teeth http://www.carrieryan.com/forest-hands-teeth.php
The Dead Tossed Waves http://www.carrieryan.com/dead-tossed-waves.php
The Demon King http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEtfteO-9dU
Vampire Academy author speaks about series http://us.penguingroup.com/static/packages/us/yreaders/vampireacademy/home.html
Press release for Finnikin of the Rock http://www.melinamarchetta.com.au/Documents/Finnikin_PressRelease.pdf
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3N9QyolxGY
& review by Teen Reads at http://www.teenreads.com/reviews/9780803733961.asp
Numbers by Rachel Ward http://www.teenreads.com/reviews/9780803733961.asp
Sarah Dessen talks about Along for the Ride http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOrcj2Mw8Ao
Maggie Stiefvater trailer for Shiver http://www.maggiestiefvater.com/shiver.php
Free Download of new novella by Stephenie Meyer http://www.stepheniemeyer.com/pdf/tsslobt_pr.pdf
The Tear Collector http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H20-CCZt33w
After by Amy Efaw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUCOBQf2GpQ
Liar http://www.amazon.com/Liar-Justine-Larbalestier/dp/1599903059
Fire by Kristen Cashore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEiijD-tV5M

Promotions:
Arkansas Teen Book Award: http://arkansasteenaward.wikispaces.com/
Speeddating Books: http://www.bloomington.k12.mn.us/indschool/OLJ/speeddating.htm
Book Bling: http://www.bloomington.k12.mn.us/indschool/OLJ/bookbling.htm
My Shelfari http://www.shelfari.com/
Goodreads http://www.goodreads.com/