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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...

By Teens, For Teens - Junk Boy & The Hate U Give

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Are you enjoying our By Teens, For Teens blog posts? We sure hope so! We have two new contributions this week. First up, a book review of Junk Boy by Tony Abbott. This novel in verse that VolunTEEN Chris S., age 15, enjoyed and hopes you will too. Then, Max K., age 15, put together a great read-alike list for readers who enjoyed The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Enjoy! Book Review: Junk Boy by Nathaniel Hawthorne Rating: 4 out of 5 stars It is very relatable to children who are left out these days since it seems like...

YAVA Award Celebration

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Join us for our annual Young Adult Virginia (YAVA) Award Celebration! This year our theme is "Into the Forest" and we have an enchanted afternoon planned.  Meet and mingle with your favorite Virginia young adult authors.  Ask the authors your most pressing questions and get some author signatures, too!  Enjoy music and snacks as well as find out this year's winning author.  This year we will host the event in a hybrid format. Participants will be able to attend in person at the Main Library or virtually via the...