PLS Teens eNewsletter - Sept.2013 - School & Authors

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LIBRARY CLOSINGS

Sept. 1 & 2 - All libraries closed for Labor Day

Sept. 21 - Tecumseh Library closed for Frontier Day Celebration

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FREE MUSIC

Download songs & music videos with your library card.

Visit justsoyouknow.us/freegal or download the free Freegal app for Apple & Android.

   
     
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BOOKS TO MOVIES

Austenland
In theaters Sept. 27 (rated PG-13)

Starring Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge

Based on Austenland by Shannon Hale

 

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
In theaters Sept. 27 (not yet rated)

Starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte

Based on Pickles to Pittsburgh: the Sequel to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett & Ronald Barrett

 

As I Lay Dying
In theaters Sept. 27 (not yet rated)

Starring James Franco, Danny McBride, Ahna O'Reilly

Based on As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

 

Serena
In theaters Sept. 27 (not yet rated)

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans

Based on Serena by Ron Rash

     

HORROR FICTION

Looking for something a bit creepy, weird, or unreal? Try one of these "Best of Horror Fiction Teen Books - August 2011 to July 2013."


TEENS' TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2013

top ten books 1. Read any of the 2013 nominated titles

2. Vote for your favorite title Aug. 15th to Oct. 19th

3. Look for the winner announcement October 22nd during Teen Read Month

 
     
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DRAWN TOGETHER

Four amazing authors/cartoonists (Jeff Kinney, Stephan Pastis, Lincoln Peirce, and Dav Pilkey) are coming together to raise funds for the Moore Schools' libraries collections hit by the May tornado.

See a presentation by each author/cartoonist and buy books, t-shirts, posters, and raffle tickets for books, prints and an original piece of artwork from each cartoonist.

Sept. 28 from 12-3 p.m. at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Buy your tickets for $10 per person


TEEN AUTHOR TRIO TALK Tara HudsonTessa GrattonSonia Gensler

Mark your calendar! A trio of popular young-adult literature authors are visitng your hometown to share inside information about their newest releases. Sonia Gensler, Tessa Gratton, and Tara Hudson will talk about romance, mystery, paranormal things, and the secret to success in life. Sign up and join the conversation.


     
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