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Be a Part of VOYA’s 100 Best Teen Programs!

VOYA is compiling a book of the 100 Best Teen Programs! You are invited to share your BEST teen program in this new collection to be published by VOYA Press, an imprint of E. L. Kurdyla Publishing, LLC. The following... (Continue reading)

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Rosemary Clement-Moore

By Stacey Hayman Accurately self-described as a “writer of spooky, funny, romantic, mysterious, and awesome books,” Rosemary Clement-Moore can claim the widely divergent Chuck E. Cheese and Theatre Victoria in Victoria, Texas, as two of her previous employers. As youth... (Continue reading)

Teen Pop Culture Quiz August 2011

Update #34 Erin Helmrich BEATS 1. The retro 80’s-style sax solo in Lady Gaga’s hit “Edge of Glory” turned out to be the swan song for which recently deceased E-Street band member? 2. Which popular internet initialism named band has... (Continue reading)

Electronic Eye August 2011

Follett Shelf: An eBook Solution for School Libraries? Kathleen Meulen August 2011 While I have always tried to consider the public library perspective as well as the school library view in this column, this is one entry where I’m going... (Continue reading)

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August 2011 VOYA Brings You Hot Topics!

The View from VOYA: What’s the Buzz? RoseMary Honnold FYI Noteworthy Books in Spanish for Teens: From Fantasy to Science to the Arts Dr. Isabel Schon VOYA’s Nonfiction Honor List 2010 The Rainbow Project Lynn Evarts Blume, Burgess, and Beyond:... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech August 2011

10 Alternatives to the Traditional Slide Show Sarah Ludwig August 2011 PowerPoint, the ubiquitous slideshow software, remains the go-to tool for professionals and students when it comes to providing visual support for presentations. Therefore, we should be teaching our students... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews June 19, 2011

The following VOYA book reviews are only available online. Read about our review codes. FICTION 3Q 4P S Graphic Format Acevedo, Mario. Killing the Cobra: Chinatown Trollop.  IDW Publishing, 2010. 104p.  $17.99. Oversize pb. 978-1-60010-797-9. War veteran Felix Gomez, accidental killer... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know… Michael Grant

By Stacey Hayman [Editor’s Note: Stacey Hayman will be introducing readers to popular authors in her new online only interview series, Wouldn’t You Like to Know…] Michael Grant was born in Los Angeles, California, but spent most of his childhood... (Continue reading)

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Nonfiction Honor List 2010

Publishers submitted nearly one hundred thirty books for the Nonfiction Honor List 2010 committee’s consideration. To arrive at the selected list librarians, teachers, and middle grade students read and discussed each of these books. These conversations were invigorating and we... (Continue reading)

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Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2010

Every teen struggles to find his or her place in the world, so it is no surprise that our 2010 Top Shelf Fiction for middle School Readers list features protagonists who often feel like outsiders. In these compelling stories, teens confront everything from disabilities... (Continue reading)

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