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Join the conversation about teen reading!

On October 17, 2012, help YALSA celebrate Teen Read Weekâ„¢ by joining the conversation about teen reading and young adult literature via a Tweet-a-thon! YALSA wants to know: what’s on your YA lit reading list right now? Steampunk?Audiobooks? Horror? Graphic Novels? Nonfiction? Something else?

We’re encouraging people of all ages to tweet their YA lit reading lists, recommendations, thoughts and ideas with the hashtag #TRW12 any time on Wednesday, October 17. YALSA will be following and re-tweeting favorite titles and suggestions. We want to hear from teens, librarians and library workers, educators, authors, editors and more! What might you tweet on October 17? Here are just a few ideas:

  • What you are reading or want you want to read
  • Your opinions on who the contenders are for the Michael L. Printz Award or YALSA’s other YA lit awards
  • Innovative ways that libraries are bringing reading to teens
  • Quotes about YA lit or about reading in general
  • Book recommendations for others
  • Tips for getting more teens reading
  • Links to booklists, contests, and other resources
  • What trends you’re seeing in YA lit right now
  • Visuals! Show us what you have going on for Teen Read Week by tweeting a photo
  • Whatever else you’d like to share about teen reading and YA literature

So tweet next Wednesday, and help spread the word among other teens and adults who love YA lit!

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