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Reading Recommendations

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Read a Book With a One-Word Title — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another month of the RAD Reading Challenge, RPL style! If you missed my prior posts, you can find them all linked at the bottom of this post. […]
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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
INVENTIVE WOMEN IN HISTORY According to the old proverb, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” and Mothers of invention have frequently been women. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, Richmond Public […]
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March Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
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By Teens, For Teens – Pride and Prejudice & Cinder (the Lunar Chronicles Series)

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back for this week’s installment of By Teens, For Teens! This time we feature both an old classic and a newer classic. Isabelle R., age 16 shares her review […]
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By Teens, For Teens – The Scarlet Letter & The Andromeda Strain

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week we have two new book reviews from VolunTEEN David G., age 14. One older classic and one newer classic, these reviews will have you rushing to the library […]
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Read a #booktok rec — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another month of the RAD Reading Challenge, RPL style! If you missed my prior posts, you can find the intro post here and last’s month’s prompt to […]
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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 3 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1822 – March 10, 1913) is an icon of courage, a true American hero. Born Araminta “Minty” Ross, she was enslaved at birth in Maryland. In 1849 […]
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February Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
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By Teens, For Teens – Red Wolf & The Hunger Games

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
In this By Teens, For Teens blog post, we have two teen contributions. Magdalena W., age 12 reviews Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent, a dark fantasy where creatures of the […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Sherlock Holmes Read-Alikes

Posted about 4 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to our By Teens, For Teens blog series! Apologies that it’s been awhile since our last post. We hope you’ve been reading some awesome books during the wait. […]
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