The Maplewood Library has a new makerspace called the Create Space with a 3D printer, Rasberry Pi, arduino and more! If you want to learn more about how to make squishy circuits to lip gloss check out our MAKER book collection located in the Teen Zone of the Hilton Branch!
Included in the collection are books in the series Makers as Innovators on topics such as arduino, Rasberry Pi and Makerspaces. We also have books by Maker media such as Make: Electronics and Make: Sensors.
The Michael L. Printz Award is awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. The 2015 Printz award goes to… I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson! Printz Honor books are And we Stay by Jenny Hubbard, The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley, Grasshoppper Jungle by Andrew Smith and This One Summer by Mariko Tomaki.
Every year BCCLS Youth Services Committee runs their own mock Printz Awards before the REAL awards are announced. The mock winner this year was We Were Liars by E. Lockhart! The mock honor goes to Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith and Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero.
Whether on the real or mock list – these titles are worth a read!