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Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Posted: November 26, 2019
By: Elise

I did not like the book Ghost. Our whole school had to read it, but it didn’t really connect with me. The topic was sports, and that does not intrigue or interest me. The book begins with a really dark note. Castle Cranshaw, aka Ghost, had an alcoholic father who tried to shoot him and

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Posted: August 15, 2019

My name is Judah and I’ll be a 6th  grader at Hadley Junior High this Fall. I’ll be reviewing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling.   The book was interesting because it was full of plot twists like when the characters switch roles from being the bad guy to the good guy. The main

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All the Right Tools

Posted: July 30, 2019
By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

School is starting up soon! Are you ready? Being prepared with the right tools can help you ease into a new academic year. Planners, sharpened pencils, and an awesome attitude are a must. But did you know that GEPL also has amazing (and free!) digital resources available at your fingertips? NoveList K-8 Chapter books that

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The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

Posted: July 5, 2019

My name is Elizabeth, and I’m an 8th grader at Hadley Junior High School. I’ll be reviewing The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost.   This is my favorite book because it’s very adventurous, and definitely not boring. The main character, Will West, can run really fast, but never really knows it until one day his parents go

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