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Billboard Music Award Winners

Here's the complete list of winners below: Top Artist
Taylor Swift Top New Artist
One Direction
Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber Top Female Artist
Taylor Swift Top Duo/Group
One Direction Top Billboard 200 Artist
Taylor Swift Top Hot 100 Artist
Maroon 5 Top Rap Artist
Nicki Minaj Top Digital Songs Artist (tie)
Carly Rae Jepsen
Taylor Swift  Top Radio Songs Artist
Rihanna  Top Touring Artist
Madonna Top Social Artist
Justin Bieber Top Streaming Artist
Nicki Minaj Top Pop Artist
One Direction  Top R&B Artist
Rihanna  Top Country Artist
Taylor Swift  Top Rock Artist
fun.  Top Latin Artist
Jenni Rivera Top Dance Artist
Madonna  Top EDM Artist
David Guetta  Top Christian Artist
tobyMac  Top Billboard 200 Album
Taylor Swift – “Red”  Top Pop Album
Adele – “21″  Top R&B Album
Rihanna – “Unapologetic”  Top Rap Album
Nicki Minaj – “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”  Top Country Album
Taylor Swift -”Red” Top Rock Album
Mumford & Sons – “Babel”

Children's/Teen Book Choice Award Winners

The 2013 Children's & Teens Book Choice Awards were announced on May 13. Here are the winners:
THIRD GRADE TO FOURTH GRADE BOOK OF THE YEAR Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel
FIFTH GRADE TO SIXTH GRADE BOOK OF THE YEAR Dork Diaries 4: Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess by Rachel Renée Russell
TEEN BOOK OF THE YEAR The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
AUTHOR OF THE YEAR Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid 7: The Third Wheel
ILLUSTRATOR OF THE YEAR Robin Preiss Glasser for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet 

Teen Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Review by E.C.
Like always, John Green appeals to the slightly sarcastic teenager, though his books can be — and should be — read by any age. The novel introduces Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixteen year old girl with stage 4 Thyroid Cancer, going to group therapy meetings in the literal heart of Jesus (or, rather, the  basement of a church, and they're right in the middle of the cross). There she meets Augustus Waters, who had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma and, as a result, lost his right leg. But the pair are not to be trifled with: instantly there's a connection, followed by an impromptu trip to Amsterdam so that Hazel can meet Peter Van Houten, the author of her favorite novel, followed by love that bloomed in the attic of Anne Frank's house.             This novel teaches the reader that the sky is not the limit, that even though there may be something wrong, there's no say in how much you can take. It's a powerful book with…

Teen Choice Book Awards

The Teen Book Choice Awards is one of the few awards where YOU get to vote for the winner. Voting will be open March 19 - May 9

Go to the Bookweek website to vote

You get to vote for the Book & Author of the Year. Here are the nominees:

Book of the Year
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1) by Marissa Meyer City of Lost Souls (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Rapture: A Fallen Novel by Lauren Kate

Author of the Year
John Green for The Fault in Our Stars    
Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid 7: The Third Wheel 
R. J. Palacio for Wonder  
Rick Riordan for The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus, Book 3) 
Veronica Roth for Insurgent

Free Comic Book Day

Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day!

Come down to the library with your library card & get a free comic while supplies last.

While you are here, go downstairs and check out our craft fair and book sale.

Don't forget: tomorrow is May 4, so May the 4th be With You!