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Youth Services Fall Book Recommendations

Youth Services is SO THANKFUL for your book recommendations!  Stop in to the Dundee Library Youth Department to recommend your favorites with the emoji book recommendation activity at the tween corner and pick up one of the many books recommended by others!

 

Here are some of the books you told us you love this fall:

Dog Man (series) by Dav Pilkey

Owl Diaries (series) by Rebecca Elliott

Amulet (series) by Kazu Kibuishi

Dork Diaries (series) by Rachel Renee Russell

Banned Books Week

We are coming to the end of Banned Books Week, a week dedicated to free expression.  The American Library Association, alongside a number of other organizations, promotes this campaign to spread awareness for the freedom to read and spreads attention towards banned and challenged books. 

August Kids' Book Recommendations

Youth Services loves hearing about all of your favorite books!  Stop in to the Dundee Library Youth Department to recommend your favorites with the emoji book recommendation activity at the tween corner and search our recommendation displays for a book you might love next! 

Here are some of the books you told us you love this August:

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Amulet (series) by Kazu Kibuishi

Display Your Collection In the Dundee Library Youth Department!

Calling all young collectors!  The Dundee Library Youth Department wants to see your family-friendly collection displayed in our display case this school year.  Community members are welcome to sign up with a member of our Youth Services staff to have their collection displayed for a period of two weeks.  If you have any questions about your type of collection or how to get your collection displayed, you may contact Dundee Library Youth Services.  We can’t wait to see your collections!

2019 Award Nominated Children's Books

The 2019 AISLE award-nominated titles are now on display at the Dundee Library!  Each year, the Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) nominates books for the Monarch, Bluestem and Rebecca Caudill Readers’ Choice Awards.  Kids across Illinois are then invited to read the nominated books throughout the year and vote for their favorite.

2018 Bluestem Award Winner and Nominees

The Illinois School Library Media Association has announced their winner for the 2018 Bluestem Award!

Every year, the Illinois School Library Media Association nominates twenty books for the Bluestem Award and students across Illinois vote for the book they believe deserves to win. This year's votes have officially been totaled and Illinois students have decided that the winner of the 2018 Bluestem Award is Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson!  You can view the voting results here

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