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Geek Out

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with a series of novels featuring what I still think are the greatest dragons in the fiction (The Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey, if anyone cares.)

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Helen Keller

By: Deanna Siegel, Youth Programming Associate Hello Everyone! Can you believe June is ending already? And what better way to welcome July than to celebrate one of the most resilient people in history. Helen Keller was born deaf and blind.

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Daughters Unto Devils Review

By: Elsa F-T., Teen Blogger Let me start out by saying that this book was incredibly well done. It terrified me and gave me chills even when I was reading in broad daylight or in class surrounded by people. I

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Middle School Reviews

What’s your name?: Claire What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 8th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Adrift Did you like it?: Yes, I love this book so

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Middle School Reviews – Muhammad Ali: King of the Ring

What’s your name?: Henry What school do you attend?: Hadley What grade are you in school?: 7th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Muhammad Ali: King of the Ring Did you like it?: I

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Middle School Reviews – I Funny: A Middle School Story

What’s your name?: Henry What school do you attend?: Hadley What grade are you in school?: 7th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: I Funny Did you like it?: I liked it because the

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Middle School Reviews – Counting by 7s

What’s your name?: Katie Johnson  What school do you attend?: Hadley What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Counting by 7s Did you like it?: I loved the book

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YA Fiction for Pride Month

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As you may know, June is LGBTQIA+ Pride month, home to parades, marches and other celebrations of the LGBTQIA+ community. We always like to celebrate with a good old fashioned book list, so today,

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Reading Slumps

By: Katy Almendinger, Early Literacy Librarian Have you signed up for our Summer Reading Program yet? We have programs designed for babies to adults. Kids have started to come in and log their reading hours. It’s pretty impressive. So many

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Blurryface Review

By: Hannah O., Teen Blogger Blurryface is an interesting album by a musical duo that is quickly gaining popularity, twentyønepiløts. The album consists of 14 songs, each one different from the next. The album’s main idea is of the villain, Blurryface,

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