Natasha talks about curating the Teen display to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month When I was first asked to write this blog post, I thought, “Why me? I’m a white-passing, mixed Latinx woman who barely speaks Spanish.” I struggled a lot with what to say and how to express how it feels to have half of … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Great reads by Latinx authors!
AN EVENT YOU CAN'T MISS CARYOLYN COHAGAN SATURDAY, MARCH 24 AT 2 PM About Cohagan's book, Time Next: Mina's adventure continues in this sequel to the award-winning Time Zero. In book one, Mina and her friends narrowly escaped fundamentalist-ruled Manhattan. Now, they've been taken in by the Unbound, a modern community that wants to shelter and care for … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 03.22.2018
GAGA FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS It's no secret that we in the teen section love comics and graphic novels (have you seen any of YA Specialist, Shannon's videos?) So, we thought we'd do a special Teen Thursday highlighting some of the amazing graphic novels we have in store! Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson: "Speak up for … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get Graphic!
There are a billion new releases this week, and we're freaking out!!! Okay, now that we got that out of our systems. Here's a somewhat calmer look at this week's new titles ... Our February Teen Buzz Book is out and it's incredible! The Belles By Dhonielle Clayton Why we're loving it: "If … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our ‘to be read’ shelf just keeps growing!
~post by Meghan G. At our staff meeting this week, we decided to share our thoughts for a great vacation read. Here are some of the books we wouldn't mind curling up with under a shady tree: MERRILEE Summer at Forsaken Lake by Michael Beil Recommended for ages 8-12 "The perfect summer adventure! Nick does … Continue reading Notes from the Kids Staff: Vacation Reads