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Jennifer Deuell's Posts

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Stuck at home? Go on a YA road trip!

Posted about 6 days ago by Jennifer Deuell
It’s summer and many of us associate this time of year with traveling. Whether it’s a trip to the beach, a visit with family in another state, or a day […]
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10 Books for the Crafty Teen

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Many of us are probably feeling the same way these days. We know it’s safer to stay at home but we are starting to get bored. Ok, not starting to..we’ve […]
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2020 Queer YA Books to Add to Your TBR

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
Readers, this year’s Pride post is going to be a little different. I always strive to include a diverse group of books and authors whenever I create a booklist; however, […]
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An Anti-Racist Reading List for Teens

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
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RPL’s Big Bread-making Blog Post

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Oddly enough, one of the unintended consequences of staying safe at home seems to be that people have discovered (or re-discovered) their love of bread-making.  Who knows why so many […]
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Teens & Foster Care

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews, Teens
May is National Foster Care Month. It is a time to acknowledge all the helpers involved in the foster care system, but more importantly to recognize and support the children […]
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YA Reads for Autism Awareness

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews, Teens
Please note that I did not make the title of this post “YA Reads for Autism Awareness Month.”  This was intentional.  Even though April is Autism Awareness Month, and it […]
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Adulting 101 From Home

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Uncategorized
Some of you may be aware that just before the coronavirus hit we started an Adulting 101 series at the Main Library.  It was growing in popularity and we were […]
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Screen-Free Ideas for Teens in the Time of Social Distancing

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Teens
Teens, we know you are probably very well-equipped to deal with this whole social distancing thing.  You’ve been texting, facetiming, online gaming, etc. since you were able to hold a […]
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Gothic YAs for the Long, Dark Winter

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
I am particularly drawn to a good, dark read during the winter months.  Something about the extended hours of darkness and the cold, crisp air really gets me in the […]
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