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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Tough Stuff Display

      In a generation of self-destruction and abuse, teenagers are struggling to get through these years. Teenagers face a lot of uncertainty because of broken homes and divorces between loved ones. It is hard to find to stability during these

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GEPL Teens: Women’s History Month – Part III

Welcome back to Part III of Women’s History Month celebrations on the blog!  Once again, we’re focusing on women in world history for today’s list.  But this time, we’re looking at books set within the last two centuries.  And of

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – The Call of the Wild

Reviewer: Elaine Book Title: The Call of the Wild by Jack London Description: Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is

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GEPL Teens: Women’s History Month – Part II

Women’s History Month is still in full swing, so we’re here with another list of great historical fiction about women!  We’re going way back for this list, into Pre-Renaissance world history.  These books don’t even begin to cover all the

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Pride & Prejudice

Now when I say the title Pride and Prejudice, you have probably heard of the classic bestseller, but you most likely are unaware of the characters or the plot itself. Well recently I have been introduced to this novel in

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GEPL Teens: Women’s History Month – Part I

March is Women’s History Month, which is a pretty awesome celebration of pretty awesome women.  But my favorite “history” has always been historical fiction, so in honor of Women’s History Month, I put together a list of some books featuring

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – The Outsiders, Book vs. Movie

The Outsiders is “for teenagers, about teenagers, and written by teenagers.” The story is a realistic fiction novel based on the rivalry of two gangs during the mid-1960’s, the Greasers and the Socs. The book was published in 1967, leading

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – Not Otherwise Specified

I’ve mentioned before that one of the perks of being a librarian is getting to read some seriously awesome books before they’re actually published.  The latest that I read comes out next week, on March 3, and it’s already in

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – I’ll Give You the Sun

Note from Hannah: This teen book review is particularly well-timed, since I’ll Give You the Sun recently won the Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult literature!  Enjoy. “Meeting your soul mate is like walking into a house you’ve been

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GEPL Teens: Morris Award Nominees

Last week, I raved about Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, winner of this year’s Morris Award for best young adult debut. But because the Morris is my favorite of the young adult literature awards, I actually read all five nominees

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