Teen Tech Month always gets me thinking about not just new technology (iPad HD?!), but where we are going with it. If you want to really get a good idea of where technology might be headed, I think reading science fiction is a great way to explore the possibilities. Such as this week's book...a sweet brand-new hard-back copy of Cinder by Marissa Meyer.
As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed
by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg,
becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about
her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the
Ok...I love that the Cinderella character isn't just some maid to her step-family, but is a cyborg mechanic! How kick-butt is that? There are 81 people waiting for this book right now, but you could get your very own copy to keep, for free, for good!
To get entered in the drawing to win this great new book, tell
me what your favorite fairy tale is, and how you would like to see it reinvented as a science fiction blockbuster!
Winner will be selected by my buddy
Random Number Generator on Tuesday March 20, 2012 (as I will be off in Philadelphia for the Public Library Association conference!). Be sure to leave a
name with your entry, and check back to see if you won. To win you must
be a teen (6th-12th grade, or 12-18) who uses a Sno-Isle Library.