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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Red Thread Sisters

What’s your first name and school?: Aisha; col What are you reviewing?: Red Thread Sisters   What did you review?: A book. What did you like about it?: I liked how it talked about sisterly friendship,and how a red thread connected Wen to

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Movie Review – Minions

What’s your first name and school?: Quinn; Hadley What are you reviewing?: Minions What did you review?: A movie. What did you like about it?: The movie Minions is about the minions from Despicable Me 1 and 2 with out their

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – One for the Murphys

What’s your first name and school?: Quinn; Hadley What are you reviewing?: One for the Murphys What did you review?: A book. What did you like about it?: I liked the book One for the Murphys by Lynda Hunt because

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Movie Review – 21 Jump Street

What’s your first name and school?: Eric; Hadley Jr. High What are you reviewing?: 21 Jump Street What did you review?: A movie. What did you like about it?: I liked that the movie was very funny and it had a lot

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GEPL Kids: Who Are Your Heroes?

By:  Katy Almendinger – Youth Department Early Literacy Librarian At our Read for Heroes events I heard Glen Ellyn police officers and firefighters tell stories about their jobs. They talked about the importance of teamwork, what it means to be

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GEPL Tweens: If You Enjoy Harry Potter, You Might Like…

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Last Friday, libraries all over the country opened their doors to middle school and high school students for after-hour activities. It was also Harry Potter’s birthday – he turned 35 – so GEPL invited middle

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – The One and Only Ivan

What’s your first name and school?: Mariam; Glen Westlake What are you reviewing?: The One and Only Ivan What did you review?: A book. What did you like about it?: Ivan meets Ruby an elephant taken from her family. After Ruby come

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Movie Review – 21 Jump Street

What’s your first name and school?: Andrew; Hadley What are you reviewing?: 21 Jump Street What did you review?: A movie. What did you like about it?: 21 Jump Street is about two guys that try to become cops. They

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Insurgent

What’s your first name and school?: Quinn; Hadley What are you reviewing?: Insurgent What did you review?: A book. What did you like about it?: I liked the book Insurgent by Veronica Ruthe because it was very creative and detailed. It also

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Music Review – Summer of 69

What’s your first name and school?: Quinn Hadley What are you reviewing?: Summer of 69 What did you review?: Music What did you like about it?: I liked the song “Summer of 69” because it makes me wonder about the past. The

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