Make room for the just launched “Teen Services Underground” blog, which aims to advocate for teen services. School libraries serving economically disadvantaged students will want to take a look at Sony Pictures/NEA’s Books for a Brighter Tomorrow grants program. Review copies of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace are now available.
Circle the Globe with Jack Berenson; Get a Lift from Adobe Through Development Grants | SLJTeen News
While lots of tweens pine for excitement in their lives, Jack Berenson just wants a normal childhood. Enter to win all of the “Berenson Schemes” titles, and while you’re at it, apply for software and development grants from Adobe.
Get your free It’s All the Rage poster from Macmillan now, and check out these new titles from Griffin Teen that are guaranteed to give young adult readers the shivers!
Encouraging innovation is one thing—paying for it is quite another. A Sparks! Ignition grant from IMLS would provide an excellent start in the creation of a new service or tool to implement at your library. Witch and devil fan alert: free books inside for the lucky and the speedy.
It’s time for the annual list of teen and YA-OK titles. And of course we’re more excited than a basket of kittens in yarn to share these favorites with you!
Recognize a colleague with a nomination for the Roald Dahl Miss Honey Social Justice award, and get prepared for Teen Tech Week by applying for a YALSA grant. Enter a chance to win a set of Dorothy Hearst’s series, told from the point of a “teen” wolf.
Fund an author visit with help from the Maureen Hayes Award, win a set of Jasper Fforde titles, and discover a new source of STEM materials for students.
Amanda Hocking made headlines when her self-published Trylle trilogy sold millions of e-copies. And she’s back in the news with a YA series featuring Bryn Aven, an outcast from a powerful troll tribe who also happens to be having an “office” romance and is on to a scheme to kidnap changelings.
Apply for a $5,000 YA collection development grant to purchase the graphic novel resources our Good Comics for Kids bloggers have gathered. Check out the latest roundup of teen services news bites.
Looking for a way to get your older patrons up to speed on the latest tech gadgets but short on staff time? There’s a grant for that. Chronicle has a galley for every reader in its giveaway basket, and please note: it’s time for teens to vote for their favorites from the YALSA Teens’ Top Ten 2014 nominee list.
The truth, money for school supplies, and cupcakes—what more could you want? Check out these late-summer opportunities for librarians serving teens.
Take a chance on freshening up your middle grade collection with Maria Lennon’s “Middle Child” series, and learn about Time to THRIVE, a unique and much needed conference focusing on service to LGBTQ youth.
Opportunities abound for teen bloggers, underserved school libraries needing a buck or two, and those already playing in the makerspace; on top of all that, SLJTeen brings you a double dose of galley giveaways.
A roundup of free resources, creative programming ideas, and the chance to nominate an outstanding community member or institution for the National Medal of Honor.
Tracy Barrett has penned 20 books for young adults. Her latest, The Stepsister’s Tale, puts an unexpected spin on the Cinderella story guaranteed to delight fans of fairy tale retellings.
Pack your sleeping bag, grab your calculator, and celebrate geekdom with Elissa Brent Weissman’s Nerd Camp and Nerd Camp 2.0. Five SLJTeen readers can win copies of both titles, and super-cool retainer case.
You’re going to be at BookExpo? Griffin Teen will be there too! Be sure to visit us at booth #1738 to pick up galleys, and get your very own copy of R. L. Stine’s Party Games signed by the man himself. (Sponsored content)
It’s geeks versus jocks in an epic battle of the beverages. Read on to find out how you can win one of 10 signed copies of FAT BOY VS. THE CHEERLEADERS, the latest from the very funny and teen-tuned-in Geoff Herbach.
April showers bring May ARCs! Chronicle Books wants you to preview two May titles, The Falconer and The Meaning of Maggie.
For this year’s One Book 4 Colorado giveaway, over 75,000 copies of the same book will be given away to 4-year-olds across Colorado. Which book will it be?