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New series for struggling readers: Urban Underground and Cutting Edge

I’m looking forward to talking to our READ 180 classes this week about some of the series we’ve added for teens who are improving their skills. 528 more words

Young Adult Literature

Days of our tribes

Muckrakers, heartbreakers, kiddie takers, paper chasers.
Focus on the positive, Clooney in on the it’s all right vibe, dig.
Scummy worms parasitic lifestyles making bucks off back. 285 more words


Writing update on upcoming YA novel GUNS AND DOGS

Work continues on my upcoming YA novel GUNS AND DOGS, a YA thriller about a teenage boy who stumbles across a global conspiracy. For all of you who have yet to read the synopsis here it is: … 23 more words


Book Recommendations from the Staff

I recommend the book Neon Angel by Cherie Currie, published in august 23rd, 1989. This book was written by the lead singer of the band The Runaways, who was only 15 years old at the time. 938 more words


Long Time No See

Hello Everyone!

Sorry that I haven’t been on in a while, I’ve been really busy with school and everything like that. Today I thought that I would write about friends. 276 more words


On Top of the World

They made it!! The KIVU Gap Year class spent the last week ascending the highest free-standing mountain in the world!!  At the top of Kilimanjaro, you can look out over the continent of African and literally see for hundreds of miles.   960 more words


Teen Issues: Teenagers and Online Porn

There’s no doubt that the Internet and technology have made the world of parenting vastly different than it was in the past. There was a time when a parent’s biggest concern was finding their child with a Playboy magazine, which probably just piqued the child’s curiosity. 746 more words