Book ReCover Contest

In honor of this year’s Teen Read Week theme “Picture It @ Your Library,” Teen Services is hosting a Book ReCover Contest!

What does this mean? Think of one of your favorite Young Adult books. Did you ever think that you could design a much better cover? Here’s an example:

The Giver by Lois Lowry, Published Copy


The Giver as interpreted by Lucy Knisley


* Artist must be a resident of the Cold Spring Harbor Library district

* Open to artists in the sixth through twelfth grades

* Only one entry per participant

* All artwork must have been created between now and October 31, 2011

*Winners will be notified by November 7, 2011

* Winning ReCovers will be displayed in the Teen Services area of the Library.

What type of artwork are we looking for?

* Original artwork that you have created yourself

* The ReCover must be a book cover that you designed yourself, for an already-published Young Adult novel

* Artwork must measure 8×11 inches

* Artwork can be created with PhotoShop, mixed media, collage, watercolour, pencil, charcoal.

* Artwork will be accepted at the Youth Services desk and via email, cshrya [at] suffolk [dot] lib [dot] ny [dot] us until October 31, 2011.

* The Title and Author of the published work MUST be on your ReCover!