Teens Seek Books With Beat During TRW

October 2010
American Libraries;Oct2010, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p20
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The article discusses the library awareness campaign Teen Read Week (TRW) to be held October 17 through 23, 2010, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), and its efforts to promote recreational reading habits among teenagers through the theme of "Books With Beat @ your library."


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