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Mission Statement

 
The Tift County High School Media Center is committed to ensuring that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information, providing resources to promote the curriculum and providing students with learning experiences that encourage creative, critical, independent thinking and that equip students with the research skills necessary for lifelong learning.
 
Belinda Coleman
TCHS Media Specialist

Destiny Library System

 
Use Destiny to find a book in the TCHS media center.  You can login to Destiny with your computer login to place a book on hold or to check out an E-Book. We have several E-Books available for check out. Go the the Destiny Home page to find the directions on how to check out an E-Book.

Georgia Peach Award Nominees

 
The purpose of the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers is to highlight and promote the best current young adult literature for Georgia high school age students, to encourage young adults to read and to promote the development of cooperative school and public library services for young adults. Teens rate their favorite books out of the year's top 20 nominees at their high schools and local public libraries.(from Georgia Peach Book website)
 

And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to 2018-19 Georgia Peach Book Award

The Winners Are!

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, 2018-19 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Winner

Scythe by Neil Shusterman, 2018-19 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Honor Book

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo, 2018-19 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Honor Book

 

 
 
 
 
 
The purpose of the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers is to highlight and promote the best current young adult literature for Georgia high school age students, to encourage teens to read and to promote the development of cooperative school and public library services for young adults. Teens vote for their favorite books out of the year's top 20 nominees either online, at their high schools, or at their local public libraries.

The goals include encouraging teens in grades 9-12 to recognize and read quality literature appropriate to their needs, interests, and reading levels; honoring outstanding works in young adult literature; recognizing authors in the field of young adult literature, and developing cooperative school and public library services to teens.

2019-2020 Georgia Peach Books 

Title

Author
After the Shot Drops Ribay, Randy
Children of Blood and Bone Adeyemi, Tomi
Dear Martin Stone, Nic
Devils Within Henson, S.F.
Dread Nation Ireland, Justina
Far From the Tree Benway, Robin
Girl Made of Stars Blake, Ashley Herring
Heretics Anonymous Henry, Katie
I Am Still Alive Marshall, Kate Alice
In Other Lands Brennan, Sarah Rees
Loneliest Girl in the Universe, The James, Lauren
Mary's Monster Judge, Lita
Now is Everything Giles, Amy
Pitch Dark Alameda, Courtney
Poet X Acevado, Elizabeth
Prince and the Dressmaker, The Wang, Jen
Seafire Parker, Natalie
Summer of Jordi Perez, The Spalding, Amy
Truly Devious Johnson, Maureen
Way You Make Me Feel, The Goo, Maurene
 
Read each Peach Nominee book and rate the book.  Books are marked with a Peach on the spine. 
 
Click here to see a list of the book nominated for the 2019-20 school year.
 
Click this link to vote for each book.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Want to know what you should read next?  Here is a website that will help.  Just type the title of a book you liked and it will give you other books that you will most likely also enjoy.  TCHS media center may not have the book, but you can check the Tift County Public Library or online sources.
Visit the Tifton-Tift County Public Library and check out what is available.
How to checkout an e-Book from TCHS
1. In your App Store, download Destiny Discover App.Destiny Discover
2. Once you open App, enter required information.
3. Books can be read either online or on your device.
4. Click this video to watch a video on how to maneuver through Destiny Discover. 
 
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Hope you enjoy our digital library!
Mrs. Coleman
TCHS Media Specialist