It’s an extra-exciting week because Operation Teen Book Drop week has arrived!
Don’t know about this amazing book event? Read all about Operation TBD 2010, from readergirlz:
“In 2008 and 2009, readergirlz (http://www.readergirlz.com), Guys Lit Wire (http://guyslitwire.blogspot.com), and YALSA orchestrated publishers’ donations of nearly 20,000 new young adult books to hospitalized teens across the country. For 2010, If I Can Read I Can Do Anything has joined forces with these three organizations to drop over 10,000 new YA books, donated by publishers, into the hands of teens on Native American tribal lands. Nationwide, librarians, over 100 YA authors, and teens will drop YA books in their own communities on April 15th, 2010, to raise awareness for Operation TBD 2010 and Support Teen Literature Day.”
Isn’t that the coolest? Don’t you want to get involved? Yes and yes.
Over at Guys Lit Wire, here are Colleen’s instructions for purchase:
“First, hit the Powells site and on the upper right click on “wish list”. From there you will be prompted for the email address of the list owner. Type in “email@example.com”. You will then be given the choice to select either Ojo Encino or Alchesay. Once you are looking at the lists (which contain hundreds of titles) you can make your selection of a new, used, or sale copy. After your done and ready to make your purchase you will be asked to confirm that you are buying books for a certain wishlist. Checking those boxes will keep the lists up to date and prevent books from appearing as unsold even after they were purchased. Now all you have to do is enter the mailing addresses, and here they are:
Ojo Encino Day School Librarian
HCR 79 Box 7
Cuba, NM 87013
Alchesay High School
200 Falcon Way
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
So go donate. Then join us on Thursday, April 15th at the readergirlz blog for the post-op party.