Youth Services Roundup 1/11/18

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GIVEAWAY!

I hope you're looking for an opportunity to win some gear for your early learning space this morning, because I am giving away Waffle Builders AND Jumbo Magnetic Design Shapes AND the (much-coveted by NCLS staff) Turn and Learn Magnetic Gears. Just choose the one you want the most, put its name in the subject line of your e-mail (by Wednesday, January 17) and you'll be entered for a chance to win!

IN THE NEWS

From NPR: "The National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Gene Luen Yang passed the baton to his successor Jacqueline Woodson on Tuesday. NPR takes a look at where young people's literature is now and where the new ambassador would like to take it in the coming year..."

AUDIO PICKS FOR TEENS

Audiobooks are booming, and libraries have a great opportunity to introduce listeners to new titles and authors. Build up your audio collection this year by starting with YALSA's list of 2018 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults.

FOR YOUR RADAR

Fire up those shopping carts - Book Riot is here with over 150 YA books coming out between now and March. Enjoy!

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