The Hub is transitioning to Week in Review instead of Tweets of the Week. Our goal is still to provide easy access to breaking news in the world of teens and libraries, just in a new format. We’ll have news on changes to The Hub next week, so stay tuned!
Books and Reading:
- Check out the new YA books that hit shelves this week.
- NYPL has a great blog post on the history of YA
- Quartz has a fascinating look at the top book checked out a city libraries around the nation – spoiler alert – only 1 is YA.
- Check out images from the newly illustrated Harry Potter books coming soon.
- Using picture books with middle school and high school students
- News station covers the book “Some Girls Are” by Courtney Summers yanked from school reading list, available at the library thanks to Kelly Jensen who spearheaded a donation campaign.
Movies, TV, Music, & Video Games:
- Hear what early viewers are saying about The Scorch Trials
- New weekly blog discussion on Video Games from Teen Librarian Toolbox
- Just a few more days to get the early bird prices for the YA Lit Symposium
- Six back to school goals for librarians
Just for Fun:
- If you were a book, what title would you be? Watch kids answer this question
- This week, Queen Elizabeth became the longest reigning queen in Britain’s history. Check out a past book list on the Hub about British Women’s History Thru YA Fiction
Any news we missed? Let us know in the comments!
~ Jennifer Rummel currently reading Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas