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Posts Tagged ‘ Teen Fiction ’

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, November 13th @6:30

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, November 13th @6:30

The book of the month is  ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and...
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Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, October 9th @6:30

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, October 9th @6:30

The book of the month is ‘The Art of Being Normal’ by Lisa Williamson. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth – David wants to be a girl. When Leo stands up for...
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Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, September 11th @6:30

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, September 11th @6:30

The book of the month is  ‘If you Find Me’ by Emily Murdoch. A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey’s younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for...
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SYNC = FREE Audiobooks for T/weens

SYNC = FREE Audiobooks for T/weens

What is SYNC? What? SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 26, 2018, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.   In 2017, 32 titles were given away over 16 weeks. Why? SYNC introduces a variety of audiobook experiences to...
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T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

Join us as we talk together about ‘Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie’ by Jordan Sonnenblick’ and rock out to this book.  Conversation, candy, and chillin’. This is a great read for middle and high school ages.  Copies of this book are available at the main desk. Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he...
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June Teen Book Discussion: 6/13/18 @6:30 PM

June Teen Book Discussion: 6/13/18 @6:30 PM

The book of the month is ‘Flowers for Algernon’ by Daniel Keyes.    With more than five million copies sold, Flowers for Algernon is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a...
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December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

Combined teens and tweens for a busy month! The book chosen is ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of...
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Mindfulness: Simple Steps No Cushion Required (Registration Required) ~ 6:30 on 11/16/2017

Mindfulness:  Simple Steps No Cushion Required (Registration Required) ~ 6:30 on 11/16/2017

Join us for this introduction into the practice of Mindfulness. Paula Koppel explores the mind-body connection that fuels stress and simple ways to incorporate mindfulness into everyday life (Including some that do not require sitting on a cushion to meditate). Come learn the neuroscience involved and how mindfulness impacts the brain and how the practice promotes...
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November Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 11/8/17 @6:30pm

November Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 11/8/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Thirteen Reason’s Why’ by Jay Asher. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him...
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September Teen Book Discussion 9/13/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 8-12)

September Teen Book Discussion 9/13/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Never Fall Down’ by Patricia McCormick. Based on the true story of Cambodian advocate Arn Chorn-Pond, and authentically told from his point of view as a young boy, this is an achingly raw and powerful historical novel about a child of war who becomes a man of peace....
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