Feed Your Inner Reader
 DCS Teen Lit Top 10
 The DCS Teen Lit Top 10 List was created to give Davidson County high school students options to explore great award-winning young adult titles through a variety of activities at their home schools and online. These activities will lead up to a dsitrict-wide literary festival in the spring of 2017.

Rising 9th-12th graders can sign up at http://bit.ly/dcstlttjoin
Join Google Classroom with code 244eyn
Sign up for text alerts by texting @dcstltt to the number 81010
The DCS Teen Top 10 List 2016-2017 List:
Bone Gap Laura Ruby
Challenger Deep Neal Shusterman
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
Every Day David Levithan
How It Went Down Kekla Magoon
I'll Give You the Sun Jandy Nelson
Looking For Alaska John Green
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli
Symphony for the City of the Dead M. T. Anderson
Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson


NC Young Adult Book Award for HS
https://sites.google.com/site/ncslmayabookaward/

 The North Carolina Young Adult Book Award was initiated in 2008 to encourage reading at the middle and high school levels by involving students in the process of selecting and voting on the best books for their age group.  The 2016-2017 nominees are:
All the Bright Places Jennifer Niven
A Court of Thorns and Roses Sarah J. Maas
A Work in Progress Connor Franta
I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life Kristin Elizabeth Clark &
Heather Demetrios
Into the Dangerous World Julie Chibbaro
Made You Up Francesca Zappia
More Happy Than Not Adam Silvera
The Red Queen Victoria Aveyard
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli
Trouble is a Friend of Mine Stephanie Tromly

SYNC Audiobooks for Young Adults
www.audiobooksync.com  FREE audiobook downloads


SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 27 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.


YALSA Teen Book Finder
http://tinyurl.com/teenbookfinder


NC Young Adult Book Award for MS
https://sites.google.com/site/ncslmayabookaward/

The North Carolina Young Adult Book Award was initiated in 2008 to encourage reading at the middle and high school levels by involving students in the process of selecting and voting on the best books for their age group.  The 2016-2017 nominees are:
Blackthorn Key Kevin Sands
The Boy in the Black Suit Jason Reynolds
Boy Who Harnessed the Wind William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
Echo Pam Munoz Ryan
The Odds of Getting Even Sheila Turnage
The Only Thing to Fear Caroline Tung Richmond
Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty
Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo
Space Case Stuart Gibbs
The Sword of Summer: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Rick Riordan

Battle of the Books 2016-2017
Even if you aren't on the Battle of the Books team, this
list makes excellent reading. Who knows, you might
decide the team competition is right down your alley
after you read a couple of these titles:
Return to Sender  Julia Alvarez
The Underneath Kathi Appelt
Iron Thunder Avi
Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty
The War That Saved My Life Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Gym Candy Carl Deuker
Forged by Fire Sharon M. Draper
The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan
The Brooklyn Nine  Alan Gratz
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler Phillip Hoose
Red Scarf Girl Ji-Li Jiang
Cracker! the Best Dog in Vietnam Cynthia Kadohata
Schooled Gordon Korman
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Legend Marie Lu
Greenglass House Kate Milford
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness
A Night Divided Jennifer Nielson
Wonder R. J. Palacio
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone JK Rowling
Bomb Steve Sheinkin
The Emerald Atlas John Stephens
The Land Mildred Taylor
Three Times Lucky Sheila Turnage
The Running Dream Wendelin Van Draanen
Crow Barbara Wright
I am Malala Malala Yousafzai

Storynory.com
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