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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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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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