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Teens Top Ten Nominations Announced

YALSA officially announced the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees today, on Celebrate Teen Literature Day. The winners will be announced in October. To vote for your book, visit the Teens Top Ten site beginning August 15

The nominees are as follows:
·Arnett, Mindee.The Nightmare Affair.
·Banks, Anna.Of Triton.
·Bardugo, Leigh.Siege and Storm.
·Block, Francesca Lia.Love In The Time Of Global Warming.
·Charbonneau, Joelle.The Testing.
·Dashner, James  The Eye of Minds.
·Edwards, Janet.Earth Girl.
·Gleason, Colleen.The Clockwork Scarab. 
·Gray, Laurie.Maybe I Will.
·Henry, April.The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die.
·Howard, A. G. Splintered.

Volunteer Opportunity

The Sunrise Day Camp is the only full day summer camp for children with children with cancer and their siblings. These children can attend the camp free of charge.

They do various fundraisers, including an annual Sunrise Walk.

This year, the walk will be held on Sunday, June 8 at the camp in Wheatley Heights from 8:30am-10am

There'll be music, rides, prizes, face painting, complimentary refreshments and more at the finish line.

For information how to create a team to walk or to help that day, go to the Sunrise Walk website.


Cool Site for Techies

If you like gadgets, gizmos, and more, check out this site:

Slashgear


This is how it's describe on the site:

Dedicated to highlighting the latest and greatest in personal technology, SlashGear covers everything from cutting-edge tech gear to the latest digital lifestyle trend. Distinctive, informative and fresh, we’ll keep bringing you device information and reviews you can trust as well as thought-provoking commentary. We welcome community involvement and recommend our readers to voice their opinions on our site by joining our forum discussions or commenting on our entries.