Books for Younguns, Young Adults and the Young-at-Heart

Friday, June 22, 2012

Friday News Round-Up

News from the store:
--If you're between the ages of 12 and 18, join us at 7:30 p.m. for Teen Reads reading group's June meeting at Left Bank Books--Central West End.  We'll be discussing Divergent by Veronica Roth (previously reviewed) in the lead up to her appearance with The Dark Days Tour.  As always, reading group picks are 20% off at both Left Bank Books locations and online.

News from the publishing world:
--Finalists were announced for Midwest Independent Booksellers Association's Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards, including:
Children's Literature
Sparrow Road by Sheila O'Connor
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Spellbound:  The Books of Elsewhere #2 by Jacqueline West
Children's Picture Books
Utterly Otterly Night by Mary Casanova, illustrated by Ard Hoyt
Otis and the Tornado by Loren Long
Loon by Susan Vande Griek, illustrated by Karen Reczuch
Cock-A-Doodle-Doo, Creak, Pop-Pop, Moo by Jim Aylesworth, illustrated by Brad Sneed

--A new teaser trailer was released for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2, the film based on Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.

via Shelf Awareness.

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