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Looking for something great to read? Life is too short to read a bad book so look here to find some great book lists compiled by students, teachers, librarians, and me, your favorite librarian/media specialist! Check back often because this page will be updated as I find more good stuff. Know something that should be added? Please email me the title, author and a discription of the book. You can even rate it if you would like and I will add it to this list.
Eliot Rosewater Books 2016-17
The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (The Rosie Award) is chosen annually by students across Indiana in grades nine through twelve. Students at participating high schools and public libraries who read any of approximately 25 nominated books are eligible to rate each book they've read. Ballots are available in the Northwestern High School Library.
The author of each year's award-winning book is invited to receive the Rosie Award in person at a special event in November.
NHS students who read any of these books are asked to please rate each book on a ballot. Your vote will be included to decide the award winning book from this year's selection!
NHS students who read 5 or more of these books will receive an invitation to a Pizza Party in the library in May!
Book Trailers for the 2016-2017 Rosies
What should I read next?
ReadCloud offers free eBooks to either read online or to download and read later. All books are those out of copyright, so expect classics like Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Great Expectations and War and Peace.
ReadCloud offers the opportunity to change the font of the text, search a dictionary and search the internet. This makes ReadCloud ideal for student use, however it could also be used for staff book clubs and private book groups.
Kokomo Public Library
Find out what Melissa Wheelock, the Young Adult Librarian, and the other librarians at the KHCPL are reading and what they think about the books they have read at the following sites:
Visit KHCPL Teen Scene on the Web for giveaways, library info, new teen publishing info and more at the following links:
Melissa would love to hear from you! Her emial is: email@example.com
Think you do not like to read?
Check out this list of great books for "reluctant" readers!
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