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Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Middle School Reviews: Among the Hidden

Posted: November 14, 2017

What’s your name?: Maggie What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Among the Hidden Did you like it?: I loved this book. Margaret Peterson Haddix is a stunning author! As soon as I finished this book, I

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Wolves, Boys, & Other Things That Might Kill Me

Middle School Reviews: Wolves, Boys, & Other Things That Might Kill Me

Posted: October 3, 2017

What’s your name?: Nafeesa What school do you attend?: N/A What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Wolves, Boys, & Other Things That Might Kill Me by Kristen Chandler Did you like it?: This is my favorite genre. A girl named KJ starts her junior year at

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Trigun Anime Poster

Trigun

Posted: December 7, 2016
By: Kaitlyn L., Teen Blogger

Hello, my name is Kaitlyn (buddies, and maybe future fans?, call me Kat). I’m 17 years old and I live with my mom, dad and my two year old sister. I’m not scared to say that I have autism and ADHD. Because I know that you are as sane as me. But we are here

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Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

What I Just Read – Labyrinth Lost

Posted: November 11, 2016
By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian

It’s not every day you find a book you devour most of in a day and have a chance to meet the author. Having done both, I think it’s safe to say I’m a little obsessed with today’s What I Just Read book. What I Just Read: Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova What’s It About

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MadMen TV Show

Mad Men Review

Posted: November 9, 2016
By: April G., Teen Blogger

The 1960s were a very complicated time in the United States. There was an ongoing war in Vietnam, women were expected to be housewives, and every teenager was infected with Beatlemania. Mad Men is a period drama that takes place in this intense decade, and the show covers the smoke-filled building of advertising firm Sterling

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Invincible Volume One Kirkman, Walker, Crabtree

Invincible by Robert Kirkman

Posted: November 2, 2016
By: Peter F., Teen Blogger

As a person who mostly only reads novels or “actual books,” I normally forget to read any graphic novels or comics. They can seem less important or just not as engrossing/intriguing due to the shorter stories and the lack of words. However, due to newer stories and authors that create amazing worlds brought to life

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The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig.

What I Just Read – The Girl From Everywhere

Posted: October 21, 2016
By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian

Sometimes, you find a book that is just what you need right at that moment. In this case, it was a blend of action, drama, and great supporting characters (with a little dragon thrown in for good measure). Who knows if I would have loved this book as much at another time, but one thing

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Alessia Cara

“Scars to Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara

Posted: October 19, 2016
By: Hannah S., Teen Blogger

Alessia Cara’s song “Scars to Your Beautiful” is a song promoting self-love and addressing the dangers of trying to fit in with everyone else. It includes many powerful lyrics and a catchy beat, all while sending an amazing message to people everywhere. The song overall talks about not being able to see your inner beauty

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Boy and the Beast TV Show Poster

What I Just Watched – Boy and the Beast

Posted: October 12, 2016
By: Ashley H., Teen Blogger

What I just watched: Boy and the Beast   What is it about?  The tale of a boy and a beast: both lonely, both stubborn, and both strong. For nine-year-old Ren, things could hardly be worse. His mother has passed away in a traffic accident, his father is nowhere to be found, and his extended

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When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

What I Just Read – When the Moon Was Ours

Posted: October 7, 2016
By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian

Today’s “What I Just Read” has received a lot of love from a lot of places, and even earned a spot on the National Book Award longlist before it was published. Add that to the fact that I met the author last fall at a conference (and thought she was awesome!) and it was enough

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