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By Teens, For Teens - The Giver & Other YA Classics

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Welcome back to another installment of By Teens, For Teens, a blog post series where RPL VolunTEENs make book and movie recommendations for you! This week is for our readers of classic literature! Max K., age 15 has some book recommendations for you to read if you loved The Giver by Lois Lowry. Looking for something different? Want to tackle a bunch of YA classics? Max has also put together a list of classic books he thinks all teens should read. Check them out! Read-Alikes List: 1984 by George Orwell Brave New World by Aldous...

June Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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Welcome back to the next installment in our new series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

By Teens, For Teens - Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous & Romances to Make You Cry

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Welcome back for another round of By Teens, For Teens! This week we have something to make you laugh and something to make you cry. VolunTEEN Magdalena K., age 12 share a book review of a funny, coming of age story. Then, take a look at a booklist full of romance stories that will make you cry, created by Max K., age 15. Book Review: Sunny Song Will Never be Famous by Suzanne Park Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Sunny Song will Never be Famous follows Korean American Sunny Song, a social media influencer who is sent to a...