Young Adult Services at the Sikeston Public Library

Newly-added 
YA books include:

JANUARY 2012
The Fault in Our Stars--John Green
A Million Suns--Beth Reavis


NOVEMBER 2011
The Death Cure--James Dashner
The Scorch Trials--James Dashner
Crescendo--Becca Fitzpatrick
Silence--Becca Fitzpatrick
Possession--Elana Johnson
Inheritance--Christopher Paolini
Mastiff--Tamora Pierce
How to Save a Life--Sara Zarr

OCTOBER 2011
Split--Swati Avasthi
Will--Maria Boyd
Jump--Elisa Lynn Carbone
A Little Wanting Song--Cath Crowley
So, So Hood--L. Divine
Trash--Andy Mulligan
Half Brother--Kenneth Oppel
Woods Runner--Gary Paulsen
Following Christopher Creed--Carol
     Plum-Ucci
The Son of Neptune--Rick Riordan
Scrawl--Mark Shulman
The Secret Circle (featuring "The
     Initiation" and "The Captive Part  
     1")--L.J. Smith
Borderline--Allan Stratton
Cracked Up to Be--Courtney Summers
Glimpse--Carol Lynch Williams
Beatle Meets Destiny--Gabrielle Williams

SEPTEMBER 2011
Hades--Alexandra Adornetto
Compromised--Heidi Ayarbe
Uncommon Criminals--Ally Carter
The Beginning of After
--Jennifer Castle
Shelter
--Harlan Coben
Love, Inc.--Yvonne Collins
Pushin' (Drama High)--L. Divine
Blood Magic
--Tessa Gratton
Ostrich Boys--Keith Gray
Girl, Stolen
--April Henry
The Heart Is Not a Size--Beth Kephart
Hothouse--Chris Lynch
Bloodlines
--Richelle Mead
Crazy--Han Nolan

Sorta Like a Rockstar--Matthew Quick
Somebody Everybody Listens To--
        Suzanne Supplee
We the Animals--Justin Torres
The Mockingbirds
--Daisy Whitney

AUGUST 2011
You Killed Wesley Payne--Sean Beaudoin
Heist Society--Ally Carter
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares--Rachel
     Cohn and David Levithan
Every Little Thing in the World--Nina
     deGramont
Culture Clash--L. Divine
The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend--
     Kody Keplinger
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour--Morgan
     Matson
The Sky Is Everywhere--Jandy Nelson
Before I Fall-- Lauren Oliver
Last Night I Sang to the
     Monster--Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The Unwritten Rule--Elizabeth Scott
Never Have I Ever--Sara Shepard
Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie--Jordan
     Sonnenblick
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters--
     Natalie Standiford
Forever--Maggie Stiefvater
Not That Kind of Girl--Siobhan Vivian

JULY 2011
Halo--Alexandra Adornetto
The Gathering--Kelley Armstrong
Abandon--Meg Cabot
The Goddess Test--Aimée Carter
Sphinx's Princess--Esther Friesner
Sphinx's Queen--Esther Friesner
Blood Magic--Tessa Gratton
Ballad--Maggie Stiefvater
The Nine Lives of Chloe King--Celia    
     Thomson

The Replacement--Brenna Yovanoff


"Pin the Heart on Bella" was one of the many activities played at our Twilight: Breaking Dawn party, held on November 12 at the library.  Other activities included Twilight character trivia, designing jewelry and book covers, and enjoying refreshments.

Teens participating in Summer Reading 2011

Teen readers this summer have enjoyed a trip around the world with the Kane family and Rick Riordan's novel The Red Pyramid.

For pictures from our Harry Potter Day, be sure to check out our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SikestonPublicLibrary).

Young adults had an Open MikeNight (pictured below) on April 14 to help celebrate National Library Week.  Teens who attended discussed upcoming events and plans, while showcasing a musical piece of their choice.
Teens at Open Mike Night on April 14, 2011.


The Young Adults Library Services Association, a special interest division of the American Library Association, compiles a yearly list of best books for young adults.  Titles are chosen from non-fiction and all genres of fiction and include authors you already know, and some great new authors as well.
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestbooksya/bbya2010.cfm

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This page updated on January 23, 2012