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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Study Tips

It’s no secret that studying can be tiresome and boring, especially when there are other priorities during the week. But what if there was a way that you can make studying a little more appealing? Actually there are tips that

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GEPL Teens: Make Studying Slightly Less Awful

Well, it’s been a lousy week.  Nasty cold weather.  And sure, no school, but with the start of finals still looming next week I doubt any of you have had a chance to relax and enjoy the time off.  On

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Books to Movies

Let’s face it. Winter break and the holidays have just ended and finals are coming scarily near; there is little to look forward to besides the cold. As first semester comes to a close, we deserve a reward for all

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GEPL Teens: Reading Resolutions

Happy New Year!  It’s that time again – one year moves into the next, and many people make many resolutions, most of which will be abandoned by February.  But even if we never quite achieve our resolutions, the act of

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Holiday Study

Ah! The holidays! I’ve always seen these two weeks of break as sort of a double edged sword. Yes of course, we now have eight extra hours of the day as well as no homework, but finals are also creeping

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GEPL Teens: Winter Reads Display

Sometimes when it’s cold and snowy outside, it’s nice to read about someplace warm and sunny – a little escapism never hurt anyone.  But sometimes, when winter hits, there’s nothing better than drinking a hot drink and curling up with

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

Reviewer: Sabrina Title: Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret Description: Ten years ago, in a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret wrote of the months she spent in a hospital when she was 12.

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GEPL Teens: December Watch List

Do you ever find that at certain times of year, you feel the need to read or watch certain things?  There’s the obvious, of course – snowy books in the winter, warm weather books in the summer.  But sometimes it’s

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Shatter Me Series

Love triangles, superpowers, dystopia: three book themes that we teens can’t seem to get enough of, and the Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi has all of them. As soon as I read the first pages of Shatter Me, I

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GEPL Teens: I Ship It

After reading Fangirl for the third time this year (yes, I’m obsessed) I’ve been thinking about shipping.  Shipping, in case you didn’t know, is defined by Wikipedia this way: “Shipping, derived from the word relationship or friendship, is the desire

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