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GEPL Tweens: Space – The Final Frontier

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I went to space camp when I was a kid. That, however, isn’t my only outer-worldly experience. As a kid, I moved around a lot. I lived

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Flygirl

What’s your first name and school?: Samantha, Hadley What are you reviewing?: Flygirl What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: Flygirl is an historical fiction book about Ida Mae a young African American girl from the

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – The Fault in Our Stars

What’s your first name and school?: Samantha, Hadley What are you reviewing?: The Fault in our Stars What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: The Fault in Our Stars is a really amazing read. It follows two

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Storm Runners

What’s your first name and school?: Eric Hadley Jr. High What are you reviewing?: Storm Runners What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: I liked that it was about weather and I like to learn about

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GEPL Kids: CultureGrams: Travel the Globe with Your Library Card!

By: Renee Grassi, GEPL Youth Department Director Do you have an exciting overseas vacation booked this summer? Are you getting ready to load up your car for a cross-country road trip? Maybe your family really enjoys learning about different cultures

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GEPL Tweens: Summer Reading First Tier Challenge Unlocked

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian I have seen a lot of middle schoolers sporting “swag-glasses” already, so I decided to look at the numbers. All I can say is wow, guys. I am impressed. Last year, 453 middle school students

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Movie Review – The Lego Movie

What’s your first name and school?: Matthew WCGS What are you reviewing?: The Lego Movie What did you review?: A movie What did you like about it?: It had a story that the lessen is that even if you don’t

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – The Shadow Throne

What’s your first name and school?: Anna Hadley What are you reviewing?: The Shadow Throne What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: The way the book ended was great as well as the details of characters

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Thunder Rising

What’s your first name and school?: Matthew WCGS What are you reviewing?: Thunder Rising What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: I liked that it had an adventure to it and was action packed. I

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GEPL Kids: Curious Fun for Summer

By: Sia Paganis, Youth Programming Associate Summer vacation is here, and it won’t be long until many parents hear the phrase, “I’m bored.” Fortunately, the library can come to the rescue! Not only can children participate in programs and check

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