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Teen Choice Awards

9th Annual Teen Choice Awards

The votes are in! Throughout the month of March, teens recorded their favorites in six different categories – app, game, movie, musician, TV series, and YouTube personality – on multicolored post-its and stuck them to a hanging display board in the Teen Underground. This live poll made for a very colorful, interactive display. Some categories featured many votes […]

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Discover the Life of Musicians & Songwriting

Discover the life of musicians and songwriting through two YA fiction novels in the Teen Underground Fiction collection. I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil is a fictionalized account of the songwriting career of Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. This songwriting duo started song writing in their teens in the same office as Carole King […]

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90-Second Newbery: A Different Kind of Film Festival

A light rain slicks the gray Chicago sidewalks on the afternoon of Sunday, January 31 as nearly 300 kids, teens, and accompanying adults line up on the steps of the Vittum Theater at 1012 N. Noble Street. Cameras flash and the well-dressed crowd thrums in anticipation of the awards show. Once inside, the audience grows restless as the clock […]

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