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Teens

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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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Who Is This Annie Mae Person? And Why Does She Want All My Kid’s Money?

Posted about 2 months ago by Catherine Bruce
Posted in Teens
Anime. It is simply the Japanese word for animation. But what a world it spans! You will find something for everyone. Not only for kids but parents, grandparents, nerds, jocks, and everyone in between. You […]
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An Anti-Racist Reading List for Teens

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
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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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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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2019 Releases from African American Authors

Posted about 6 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
In honor of African American History Month, I decided to showcase some fantastic new releases from African American authors. Books by these authors don’t always get the recognition they deserve […]
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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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