GREAT READS - BOOK LISTS AND AWARDS


AWARD WINNING BOOKS

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Alex Award 10 books written for adults with special appeal to young adults ages 12-18.
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Beehive Book Awards 5 categories of books chosen from the by the children of Utah, who vote for their favorite.
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Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction Award for historical fiction authors published in the previous year.
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Coretta Scott King AwardAfrican American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational/educational contributions.
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Margaret A. Edwards Award
Honors an author for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
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Michael L. Printz Award A
book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
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The William C. Morris DebutYA Award Honors a debut book published by a first-time author
writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young
adult literature.
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Pura Belpré Award The Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino/Latina
writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates
the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

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Sid Fleischman Humor Award
The Sid Fleischman Humor Award is an award for authors whose work exemplifies the excellence of writing in the genre of humor.
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Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Horn Book Awards are among the
most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature.
Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction.
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Odyssey Award
The best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States

OTHER GREAT READS - BOOK LISTS

ALA Teen Top Ten
New Teen Books - A List from the Salt Lake County Library
Salt Lake County Library's Teen Space
Corey's Book Reviews and Corey on Twitter and Corey on Facebook

ONLINE BOOKS

Search Google Books for online literature you can read on your computer!




Repairing Books
  1. "Tipping-in" a torn-out page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYvZtfzd5TI
  2. Repairing a loose hinge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp5uU73h204
  3. Repairing a broken hardback book hinge with single-stitched binder tape http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZE9sN_hTVc
  4. Re-hinging a hardback book with double-stitched binder tape http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yU0G-NZhuQ
  5. One way of taping frayed book cover corners – use Tyvek or other book tape http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDq0RWcuwB4 (I actually saw a slightly better way of doing this at a training, but couldn’t find a video that showed that method – I may have to make my own video of it sometime)
  6. Amateur book re-glue (there’s no one true way - don’t be afraid to experiment and try stuff) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxfmugOfXtE
  7. Get rid of foul odors in books? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdH3UoIJRYY

DEMCO has a whole playlist of book repair videos that can be useful: http://www.youtube.com/user/DEMCOinc#p/c/9876A71BE2C6220C