Poetry Competition Winners Announced
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 MCPL Teen Poetry Competition:
- Alice-Yanhong Lu (First Place)
- Zoe Johnson (Second Place)
- Sara Hunt (Third Place)
The following were awarded honorable mention:
- Julia Di
- Jessica Li
- Justina Yang
- Ariana Yeatts-Lonske
Take a look at the winners' poems.
(Poetry Competition Awards Ceremony, April 27, 2013 - from
upper left: Zoe, Ryan [TAG member reading Alice's winning poem],
Ariana, Kara [TAG member reading Sara's poem], and Justina.)
Thank you to all who participated. The quality of the poems submitted was amazing.
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Note These Special Events
- School Spirits (Hex Hall) by Rachel Hawkins
- The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
- Lord of Opium (sequel to The House of the Scorpion) by Nancy Farmer
- The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White
- The Dream Thieves (Raven Boys #2) by Maggie Stiefvater
- UnSouled (Unwind Trilogy #3) by Neal Shusterman
- Untitled (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth
- The House of Hades (Heroes of Olympus #4) by Rick Riordan
- Unbreakable (The Legion) by Kami Garcia
- The Shadowhunter's Codex (The Moral Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
coming in 2014: Clariel (Abhorsen #4) by Garth Nix, sequel (untitled) to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
- Iron Man 3 (May 3) - trailer
- The Great Gatsby (May 10) - trailer
- Star Trek Into Darkness (May 17) - trailer
- Tiger Eyes (June 7) - trailer
- Much Ado About Nothing (June 7) - trailer
- Man of Steel (June 14) - trailer
- World War Z (June 21) - trailer
- Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (August 16) - trailer
- The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (August 23) - trailer
- Seventh Son (October 18)
- Carrie (October 18) - trailer
- Ender's Game (November 1) - teaser & trailer
- Catching Fire (November 22) - trailer
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13)
- Legend (date to be determined)
- How I Live Now (date to be determined)
- 13 Reasons Why (date to be determined)
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