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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Back to the Future

Recently, the teen section in the library has organized a new book display. The theme is “Back to the Future,” Meaning that all the novels are set in the future. I have recently been very interested in the futuristic novels;

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – The Young Elites

Today I thought I’d take a break from talking about books I’ve already finished, and go back today to talking about a book I’m right in the middle of reading (or rather, of listening to.) What I’m Reading Now: The Young

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Tough Stuff Display, Take Two

Adolescence. Whether you don’t want it to end, or can’t wait for it to be over, it seems to us in the moment that it is the defining period of our lives. And regardless of popularity, economic status, and ethnicity,

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – All the Rage

Some books I love because they’re fun.  Some because they’re exciting and adventurous.  Some books just make me happy. Today’s What I Just Read is not any of those things, but I still loved it, and can’t wait to recommend

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Ender’s Game: A Book-to-Movie Analysis

Librarian note: One teen, a big fan of the Ender’s Game books, had some pretty strong opinions about the transition from book to movie.  Here he’s outlined his thoughts on what the movie got right – and what it got wrong!

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GEPL Teens: Women’s History Month – Part IV

March is almost over, so this will be our final Women’s History Month book list.  This set of books all feature women in history…but with a little extra.  Whether it’s ghosts, steampunk, a death god, or something else, these books

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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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