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Announcing the Finalists for the Teen Choice Book of the Year

We at are thrilled to announce the finalists for the Children's Book Council's 2011 Teen Choice Book of the Year. The five books that were chosen most frequently by our readers as their favorites of 2011 are CLOCKWORK PRINCE: The Infernal Devices, Book Two by Cassandra Clare, DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE by Laini Taylor, DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth, PASSION: A Fallen Novel by Lauren Kate, and PERFECT by Ellen Hopkins.

July 2011

While Harry Potter fever is still at an all-time high, several other movies based on books are landing in theaters in July. Beyond the magical wizarding world, multicultural films can transport you to unknown places and time periods.

May 2011

On the big screen this month, two adaptations of popular comic series yield two unique superheroes who must righteously battle --- though not one another.

April 2011

The semester is more than halfway over, and this month is spotlighting two must-see movies that are guaranteed to help you gear up for the final stretch.

First up is Soul Surfer, an awe-inspiring flick about the story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Based on her stunning memoir of the same name, the film follows Bethany's incredible journey from the moment a 14-foot tiger shark threatened to shatter her future, to her astonishing and entirely unexpected comeback.