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Middle School Reviews: A Long Walk to Water

What’s your name?: Shelby What school do you attend?: Saint Michael What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: A Long Walk to Water Did you like it?: I LOVED

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Middle School Reviews: Eragon

What’s your name?: Maria What school do you attend?: Home School What grade are you in school?: 8th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Eragon Did you like it?: The book Eragon was very exiting

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Middle School Reviews: Ella Enchanted

What’s your name?: Meghan What school do you attend?: Glen Crest  What grade are you in school?: 8th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Ella Enchanted Did you like it?: I really liked this book because

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Middle School Reviews: Sisters

What’s your name?: Aisha What school do you attend?: Medinah Middle School What grade are you in school?: 7th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Sisters Did you like it?: It was a good book.

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Prep for College Series

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian Summer is in full swing, and we know the last thing anyone probably wants to think about right now is college applications. But we also know that many of you probably are! Whether you are

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Read, Just For The Fun Of It!

By: Amy Waters, School Liaison A visit to the second floor of the library to see the Smithsonian display Patios, Pools & the Invention of the American Backyard, was a trip down memory lane. As children of the 60s and

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Finding Dory Review

By: James M., Teen Blogger Something that I probably should clear up in advance is that I’m a fairly caustic critic, particularly when it comes to movies and other storytelling mediums. As such, while I may dislike certain aspects of

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

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.)

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

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.

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

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

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School