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Teens’ Top Ten Voting is Now Open!

Teens’ Top Ten is a national teen choice book award brought to you by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).  25 books were nominated by teen book groups around the country. Take a look at the list of nominees … Continue reading

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Teen Movie Reviews: Shrek & Alvin and the Chipmunks

Title: Shrek Plot: Shrek wishes his life was different.  Rumplestitskin changed all that, then Shrek wanted his life back. Favorite Part: When Shrek was practicing battle with Fiona and she was kicking his butt. Least Favorite Part: When they got … Continue reading

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Erin’s Pick of the Week: To Timbuktu

Pick of the week is becoming more of a pick of the fortnight.  But either way, this book fits this summer’s theme of travel and world cultures perfectly! This book tells the true story of Casey Scieszka and Steven Weinberg … Continue reading

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Summer Reading is Here!

Happy Summer! This week marks the end of the school year, and the beginning of the library’s Summer Reading Program.  Required Summer Reading books for the local high schools are available, as well as tons of books for your own … Continue reading

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Erin’s Pick of the Week (or so): Anya’s Ghost

How would you like to have your own ghost? A secret invisible friend, who could do things for you like helping you find out the answers on a tough test, or finding out where that cute boy or girl will … Continue reading

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Teen Movie Review: The Green Hornet

ONE rich guy had a son and took all his hopes and dreams away from him. He wanted him to be more grown up, but all he wanted to do was have fun. So when that little kid grew up … Continue reading

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Erin’s Pick of the Week: Paper Towns

This is one of my very favorite books.  A book so good, that it deserves two covers: Have you ever known someone so adventurous, witty, beautiful, fascinating, magical that you couldn’t help being in love with them? For Quentin, that … Continue reading

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New Non-Fiction

Much as I am fond of novels and post about them often on this blog, our library has plenty of other kinds of books.  Factual books, poetry books, and sometimes just plain ridiculous amusing books.  Like this: That’s right, Zombie … Continue reading

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Teens’ Top Ten

Teens’ Top Ten “where teens voice their choice for their favorite books” is sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association.  Teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Books are nominated by  members of teen book … Continue reading

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You Are Here Teen Video Challenge 2011

Summer Reading is coming up in June.  This year’s theme is “You Are Here.” If you start in Massachusetts, you can travel anywhere in books. The Massachusetts winner of the You Are Here Teen Video Challenge was just announced.  Remi … Continue reading

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