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February 2012

February’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes PANDEMONIUM, the second installment in Lauren Oliver's dystopian trilogy that started with DELIRIUM (which is now available in paperback); BENEATH A METH MOON by Jacqueline Woodson, in which a teen spirals into a terrifying meth addiction in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; and BORN WICKED, the start of Jessica Spotswood’s series about Cate Cahill and her sisters, who have a dangerous secret --- they are witches.

Schneider Family Book Award 2013

The Schneider Family Book Award is donated by Dr. Katherine Schneider, and honors an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. Three annual awards are presented for the best Teen, Middle School and Children’s Book.