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Teens can vote for their favorite books at the Hudson library

Published: September 14, 2016 12:00 AM

The Hudson Library & Historical Society is encouraging teens to cast their°votes°for their favorite titles for the 2016 Teens' Top Ten now through Oct. 15 at°www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten. The voting page, hosted by°DOGObooks, showcases all 26 nominees with their respective book covers and summaries, and gives teens the opportunity to leave comments about their favorite titles. The "top ten" titles will be announced the week following°Teen Read Week, Oct. 9-15.

All teens aged 12-18 are eligible to participate in the voting process and can vote for up to three of their favorite titles from the list of 26 nominees. A°video°featuring the 26 nominated titles can be found on YALSA's°Teens' Top Ten°site. Individual trailers for each title can also be found on YALSA's°youtube°channel.

The Teens' Top Ten is a teen choice list, with teens nominating and choosing their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups from 15 school and public libraries around the country. Nominations for the Teens' Top Ten are posted in April during°National Library Week, and teens across the country have the opportunity to read the titles throughout the summer and then vote on their favorite titles each year. To learn more about the Teens' Top Ten, visit the°Teens' Top Ten°website.

DOGObooks.com°is the largest website for kids and teens to discover, rate and review books. With over 200,000°book review pages, DOGObooks empowers young readers to discover new books and share their favorites. (www.dogobooks.com)

All the books are available at the library. Teens may place the books on hold by visiting hudsonlibary.org or calling 330-653-6658 ext. 1032.


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