Save the date for Authors Unlimited 5 on April 16, 2015 at 10:00am-3:00pm. The event, taking place at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, celebrates reading by connecting teens and authors. It is a free full-day program open to everyone, but teens and tweens get preferred seating! Attendees will get the chance to meet dynamic authors of young adult literature and will receive five hours of service! There is an exit survey they can fill out and in return receive a certificate at the end of the event. Books will be available for purchase with time for autographs at the end of the day!
See your YA Librarian for information about volunteering.
Visit www.authorsunlimited.org for more information!
Dessen, S. Along for the Ride: Before Auden she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating. Check the online catalog
Frank, H. The View from the Top: Anabelle and her fellow high school graduates navigate their way through a disastrous summer of love and friendship in the small coastal town of Normal, Maine. Check the online catalog
Horner, E. A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend: As she tries to sort out her feelings of love, seventeen-year-old Cass, a spunky math genius with an introverted streak, finds a way to memorialize her dead best friend. Check the online catalog
Shaw, T. Flavor of the Week: Cyril, an overweight boy who is good friends with Rose but wishes he could be more, helps his best friend Nick woo her with culinary masterpieces which Cyril himself secretly creates. Check the online catalog
Taylor, L. Lips Touch: Three Times: Three girls face very different circumstances while pursuing romance as powerful supernatural forces impact their lives and first loves in this suspenseful tale for young adults. Check the online catalog
Tracy, K. A Field Guide for Heartbreakers: When seventeen year old high school students Veronica and Dessy go to Prague to attend a summer writer's program for college students, they experience romance, conflicts, and, ultimately, the strengthening of their friendship. Check the online catalog
Tuttle, C. Paisley Hanover Kisses and Tells: Paisley Hanover and her fellow unpopular friends are in a school year filled with rumors, rivals, love triangles, and a plot to pull off the biggest scheme of the year. Check the online catalog
Zarr, S. Sweethearts: Jennifer transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's, her soulmate, unexpected return dredges up memories that cause both social and emotional turmoil. Check the online catalog