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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – The Outsiders

Reviewer: Sabrina Book Title: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Description: According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for “social”) has money, can get away with just about anything, and

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GEPL Teens: Best YA

Last time you were near the Teen Scene, you may have noticed a “Best YA of 2014” display on one of our book cubes, with a wide variety of books on it.  Because of course, with the end of one year and

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars, a novel that I have recently read and instantly fell in love with, is the subject of this blog. If you haven’t read or even heard of this amazing novel by John Green, you should

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GEPL Teens: Art Contest Deadline Extension

You’re done with finals – CONGRATULATIONS!  Now that they are over and you have brains that can think about anything other than tests, we’re going to take a moment to get a little repetitive here.  As you may recall (if,

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GEPL Teens: Teen Art Contest!

Teen librarian fun fact: I am a terrible artist. I always have been. To this day when I doodle, my hearts are misshapen and my stars are uneven. I don’t have great handwriting. My photos tend to be passable, but

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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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