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YALSA's Hub Reading Challenge!

What’s this? A reading challenge, you say? Do go on. At least, that’s what I hope you say.

Every year, YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) has this awesome challenge in which you: 832 more words


YALSA Hub Challenge Book 11: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong!

My next pick was another graphic novel, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong! by Prudence Shen and by Faith Erin Hicks.

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong! 219 more words

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YALSA Hub Challenge Book 10: All The Truth That's In Me

My next book was All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry.

Four years ago, Judith was taken from her small community of Roswell Station and her best friend, Lottie, was murdered. 356 more words

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Review: The President Has Been Shot

Author: James L. Swanson

Genre: Biography

Age: YA

Awards: YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction (2013)

Synopsis: Here is the one from Goodreads.

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YALSA Hub Challenge Book 9: The Testing

My next book is The Testing by Joelle Charboneau is the first in a new trilogy. It’s another dystopian, post-apocalyptic future book. I know, I know, another one? 737 more words

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STEM for Teens

This year’s summer reading theme is science, and YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) has a convenient resource to help you plan science-related teen programming! 146 more words


YALSA Hub Challenge Book 6: Navigating Early

Navigating Early by Newberry Winner Clare Vanderpool is definitely worthy of it’s Printz award winning status.

Set during WWII, the book tells the story of Jack a small town Kansas boy whose father sends him to  attend a boarding school in Maine after his mother’s death. 216 more words

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