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Best Young Adult Books of 2018

Posted about 9 days ago by Kathryn M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, books to read, Coming of Age, family, friends, novels in verse, schools, spy stories, teenagers, YA Fiction and Young Adult Fiction

Before you close the book on 2018, be sure you have taken full advantage of the great YA titles released this year. Zombie fighters and modern day poets, from the court of Faerie, to death row, this year’s amazing cast of strong characters will keep you turning the pages.

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Black Lives Matter: A Teen Booklist

Posted 4 months ago by Connie C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with African Americans, Black Lives Matter Movement, coming of age stories, discrimination, justice, personal narratives, race relations, racism, teenagers and young adult books

​Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, these titles offer inspiration for discussions of race, justice and privilege.​

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To Tech or Not to Tech

Posted about 1 year ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with addiction, app development, Apps, attraction, behavioral addiction, digital services, elon musk, harvard business school, humor , love, mark zuckerberg, silicon valley, social media, star-up companies, technology and teenagers

Is your smartphone becoming your go-to brain? (Did you use your smartphone to answer that?)

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Back to School Book Lists

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with adolescence, bullying in schools, child development, early childhood education, Kindergarten, making friends, middle school, parent participation, Preschool, psychology, school buses and teenagers

Is your child experiencing the back to school jitters? Check out our list of books to help kids deal with everything from riding the bus for the first time to making new friends at school!

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