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YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction For Young Adults

YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction For Young Adults
  2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults     This year's list features 64 titles. The members of the Best Fiction for Young Adults Committee  are Laurie Bartz, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, Wisconsin; Elizabeth Bast, Starbuck Middle School, Racine WI; Julia Casas, Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA; Shelley M....
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YABC January 2016 Book Haul

YABC January 2016 Book Haul

This month the YABC offices were left under stacks and stacks of books thanks to all of the amazing publishers. Here is the haul.     See any books that you can't wait to read? 
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ALSC Book Awards

ALSC Book Awards
  Yesterday ALSC posted their list of notable children's books in 2016 that are under consideration for awards. Whether you're looking for that next great read, or making sure your favorite bok made the list, you can find it HERE !
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