Archive for October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween!

 

-Have a fun and safe Halloween -from all the teen librarians at Syosset Library!

Tenn writing Workshop with YA Author Jennifer Wolf Kam

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Fall in to a good book

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Check out our fall book display in teenspace

Escape the Room Halloween!

Teens had fun racing against the clock, solving mind puzzles to escape the room before being eaten by a hungry zombie. Both groups of teens successfully Escaped the Room!

 

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New Teen Books This Week

Female of the Species

Living a life in the shadows after violently retaliating against the killer who walked free after murdering her sister, Alex unexpectedly befriends guilt-ridden athlete Jack and defiant preacher’s kid Peekay, who must navigate Alex’s darker nature throughout their senior year.

Light Fantastic

Seven interwoven narratives spanning three tense hours on a fateful day share the perspectives of a girl with a rare memory condition, a teacher who fears a student may be planning an act of violence, and a girl about to embark on a cross-country plot.

Lucy and Linh

A smart but insecure girl leaps at the chance to escape her broken-down suburban life when she is given a scholarship to a prestigious school, where she unexpectedly gains entry into an influential clique alongside a girl who is tired of being eclipsed by her own false popularity.

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Fleeing into the wilderness after her father’s brutal murder, Sefia learns how to hunt, track and steal in order to survive before embarking on a quest to rescue the beloved aunt who is her mentor, an effort that is shaped by a magnificent book that is unheard of in her otherwise illiterate society.

 

 

Escape the Room-Halloween!

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Creepy Books for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some book suggestions that are bound to be creepy reads. 

House

Living in a house that might possibly be haunted on the edge of town, a black-clad, shaggy-haired youth falls for an alluring girl before finding himself trapped by the house’s dark secrets.

Forest of Hands and Teeth

Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the Unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.

how to hang a witch

Bullied by a group of girls who claim that the Salem Witch Trial victims are their ancestors, Sam, a descendant of witch-hunter Cotton Mather, is also targeted by an angry ghost before realizing that she is at the center of a curse tracing back to the original trials.

and the trees crept in

Arriving in their aunt’s blood-colored, cursed manor, sisters Silla and Nori wonder at dark secrets and the identity of people who nobody else can see while the surrounding woods creep closer and closer, trapping them away from the outside world. By the author of The Dead House.

 

Strange Schools Booklist

 Have you read all the Harry Potter books?

You should try reading another book that features ‘strange’ schools. We now have a strange schools booklist available in teenspace. These books feature magicians, spies, vampires etc. These books are perfect for the Halloween season.

Special Schools Display