2009 YARP Middle School List

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Published on August 17, 2009

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2009 YARP Middle School List:  2009 YARP Middle School List Shark Girl :  Shark Girl After a shark attack causes the amputation of her right arm, fifteen-year-old Jane, an aspiring artist, struggles to come to terms with her loss and the changes it imposes on her day-to-day life and her plans for the future. By Kelly Bingham Slide3:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006967370 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0763632074 Barnes & Noble Book Cover Beauty Shop for Rent…Inquire Within :  Beauty Shop for Rent…Inquire Within Raised by a great-grandmother and a bunch of beauty shop buddies, fourteen-year-old Abbey resolves to overcome her unhappy childhood and disillusionment with the mother who deserted her. By Laura Bowers Slide5:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D007013229 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0152057641 Pieces of Georgia :  Pieces of Georgia In journal entries to her mother, a gifted artist who died suddenly, thirteen-year-old Georgia McCoy reveals how her life changes after she receives an anonymous gift membership to a nearby art museum. By Jen Bryant Slide7:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006864491 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0440420555 Barnes & Noble Book Cover If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period :  If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period Kirsten and Walk, seventh-graders at an elite private school, alternate telling how race, wealth, weight, and other issues shape their relationships as they and other misfits stand up to a mean but influential classmate, even as they are uncovering a long-kept secret about themselves. By Gennifer Choldenko Slide9:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D007013230 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0152066446 Gym Candy :  Gym Candy Groomed by his father to be a star player, football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick Johnson, who works hard for a spot on the varsity team his freshman year, then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, despite the consequences to his health and social life. By Carl Deuker Slide11:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006966207 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0547076312 Blue Lipstick :  Blue Lipstick A 15-year-old girl named Jessie voices typical--and not so typical--teenage concerns in this unique, hilarious collection of poems. Her musings about trying out new makeup and hairstyles, playing volleyball and cello, and dealing with her annoying younger brother are never boring or predictable. Who else do you know who designs her own clothes and writes poetry to her cat? Jessie’s a girl with strong opinions, and she isn’t shy about sharing them. Her funny, sarcastic take on high school life is revealed through concrete poetry: words, ideas, type, and design that combine to make pictures and patterns. The poems are inventive, irreverent, irresistible, and full of surprises--just like Jessie--and the playful layout and ingenious graphics extend the wry humor. By John Grandits Slide13:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006890877 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0618568603 Skulduggery Pleasant :  Skulduggery Pleasant When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle’s estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones. By Derek Landy Slide15:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D005805152 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0061231169 Brothers, Boyfriends and Other Criminal Minds :  Brothers, Boyfriends and Other Criminal Minds While living on the same block as several members of the Mafia does have the advantage of a lower crime rate, fourteen-year-old April and her brother find there are times when it is also a major disadvantage. By April Lurie Slide17:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006987444 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0440238463 The Declaration :  The Declaration In 2140 England, where drugs enable people to live forever and children are illegal, teenaged Anna, an obedient "Surplus" training to become a house servant, discovers that her birth parents are trying to find her. By Gemma Malley Slide19:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006987446 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=1599902958 The Real Benedict Arnold :  The Real Benedict Arnold This account of the infamous "traitor" draws on Arnold's few surviving writings, and other contemporary documents to illuminate more fully this patriot who could have been a hero. By Jim Murphy Slide21:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D007013187 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0395776090 Freak :  Freak Twelve-year-old Miriam, poetic, smart, and quirky, is considered a freak by the popular girls at her middle school, and she eventually explodes in response to their bullying, revealing an inner strength she did not know she had. By Marcella Pixley Slide23:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D007013232 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0374324530 True Meaning of Smekday :  True Meaning of Smekday By Adam Rex Twelve-year-old Gratuity "Tip" Tucci is left to fend for herself after Earth is colonized by aliens and her mother is abducted, and must try to stop another alien invasion with only the help of a cat named Pig and an alien named J. Lo. Slide25:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006987451 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=0786849010 Battle Cry :  Battle Cry In 1862, two best friends, one white and one half Dakota Indian, find themselves involved in a bloody war when the Dakotas, fed up with being mistreated by the federal government and local citizens, erupt with violence. By Jan Neubert Schultz Slide27:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006987427 Barnes & Noble Book Cover http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=1575059282 Hurricane :  Hurricane A fictional account of one of the worst storms to hit the Caribbean--Hurricane Mitch in 1998--told from the perspective of a thirteen-year-old boy living in a small village in Honduras. By Terry Trueman Slide29:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D006987453 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=006000018X Barnes & Noble Book Cover Red Moon at Sharpsburg :  Red Moon at Sharpsburg By Rosemary Wells As the Civil War breaks out, India, a young Southern girl, summons her sharp intelligence and the courage she didn’t know she had to survive the war that threatens to destroy her family, her Virginia home, and the only life she has ever known. Slide31:  http://apollo.sdln.net/F/?func=find-c&local_base=mit&ccl_term=sys%3D007013236 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/imageviewer.asp?ean=9780670036387 Barnes & Noble Book Cover YARP:  YARP Each year the Young Adult Reading Program (YARP) Committee of the South Dakota Library Association publishes a list to promote quality literature and to help South Dakota teachers and librarians in selecting and promoting books for adolescents. The books are selected from among the many young adult and adult books that have received positive reviews by national reviewing periodicals. Teen Choice Award:  Teen Choice Award Teens can read from the current year's list at the Mitchell Public Library YARP 2009 Site (http://mitlib.sdln.net/YARP/YARP2009.html) or at the YARP State Library site, http://library.sd.gov/teencenter/yarp/index.htm, and then vote on any book they read. The Voting Online Form can be found on the Mitchell Teen Choice Site (http://mitlib.sdln.net/YARP/teenchoiceaward.html). Teens can rate the books. There will be two winners: one for high school age books and one for middle school age books, but teens can read and vote for any book they want. Voting will begin during Teen Read Week in October and the voting will end in March. The winners will be announced during National Library Week. Graphic Design:  Graphic Design Book Cover Images from Barnes & Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/ Images and Animation by Microsoft Clip Art SDLN Card Catalog Record http://apollo.sdln.net Special Effects by Luke Check Out These Books at Your Local Library!:  Check Out These Books at Your Local Library!

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