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Vote for my Teen Author!

One of the perks of being a teen librarian is that I get to meet lots of awesome teens! One of my teens is an aspiring author and has posted one of her works in progress on Inkpop.com. Inkpop is a young adult site that allows writers to post their writing and the community can vote on their favorites. Each month the top five stories go before an editorial reivew board at HarperCollins!

Sam is one of the teens at my library and her story, Altered, is currently number five! I'm so proud of her and I'd love for you to go to Inkpop check out her story and vote for it if you like it. You can also read all about Sam and the books she's reading and what she's writing at her blog, One Sparkling Star.

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  1. Aw, thank you! :P You're like, my favorite person of all time right now.

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  2. I'm heading there now to check it out! First time I've heard of it! How awesome!

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  3. I have never heard of "Inkpop" until just now. What an interesting website! Those teens have such a talent, including Samm :)

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  4. Very good! I voted and have become a Sam follower. Way cool.

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  5. Oh wow. Tell her congratulations! I hope she makes it. That is quite an accomplishment.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee