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Great Hipster Books (You Probably Haven't Heard of Them)

When most people think of young adult novels, a lot of the same titles come to mind: TwilightThe Hunger GamesDivergent, and other titles.   130 more words

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Booklist: YA Thrillers!

As the school year winds down and we start thinking of our summer plans, we often include a list of books to read.  Kelly Dickinson’s booklist… 127 more words

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Where they found her...

I admit it. I am guilty. I sometimes choose books by their covers. Or their titles. And I readily admit that It was for both the cover and the title that I chose to read… 252 more words


"With friends like these, who needs enemies?"

You know the old saying “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” That is a somewhat recurring theme in Margaux Froley’s novel Escape Theory. 487 more words


I Like My Instruction Flipped, Not Lectured. Part 2

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The end of my first semester in graduate school is nearing. 427 more words

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YALSA's 30 Days of Teen Programming

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) is in the middle of its 30 Days of Teen Programming!  This celebration was designed to kick off the new… 74 more words

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