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Prepare to Rock the Drop!

April 5th, 2011 (09:47 am)

Current Mood: optimistic
Current Song: Saved by the Bell theme song

Want to share your favorite YA novels with others? Do so in a cool way on April 14th, 2011 to show your support for Teen Literature Day. Here's Lorie Ann Grover from readergirlz to tell you a little more about the annual event:

Hey rgz,

Just a quick update on our plans for YALSA's Support Teen Literature Day, April 14th, 2011. You know we have ALWAYS orchestrated Operation Teen Book Drop since we began in 2007. Because this past December we teamed up with First Book in A Novel Gift, and helped with the donation of 125,000 YA novels to underserved teens, we are shaking things up a bit.

This year, we are refining our focus and simply encouraging rgz around the world to drop a YA book in their own community to celebrate Support Teen Lit Day. Why not make this the annual honoring effort? Imagine people around the world finding copies of the best literature in unexpected places, gifted out of love for YA lit. Everyone can participate to raise awareness of the day!

Soon, we'll have a banner for your sites and a bookplate for you to download and glue into your donation. We'll have other fun details as well. Watch for all the upcoming info, and be ready to ROCK THE DROP!

Update: Click here to download the Rock the Drop 2011 bookplate and banner!