If you think, “Great! It’s up to me to choose! Now I can get started on that pile of books next to my bed that’s so tall it’s threatening to topple over and crush my cat,” congratulations! You have survived this very short adventure.
If you think, “Crap! It’s up to me to choose! I have no idea where to start,” keep reading.
If you click on Books for Teens, you find lists of books in categories like Realistic Fiction, Mysteries, Science Fiction, and more.
If you click on Fiction under What’s New, you find a list of novels for teens that have been added to the library most recently.
If you click on Fiction under What’s Popular, you find a list of novels for teens that have the most holds on them.
Because you’re such a smart cookie, you realize that you’re going to have to wait a few weeks to get the books with lots of holds, which means they won’t arrive in time for you to read them for this assignment. (Also, by then you may have been devoured by a zombie—or turned into one. In either case, your Language Arts assignment will be the least of your worries.) You look through your choices and find a book that’s actually checked in at your local library. Score! Your adventure was successful.
At least, it will be if you can find a safer place to hide from the horde of zombies that have now broken down the door of the cafeteria…