2016 Teens’ Top Ten Choices Booklist

teens-top-ten-books-2016-950x800The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Sponsored by Young Adult Library Services.
Next time your favorite teen is looking for something “good” to read, try these out – picked by teens, for teens. Continue reading 2016 Teens’ Top Ten Choices Booklist

Not As We Know It: Third in our “New Books for Boys” Series

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“Stories often end with letting something go.” OK, I’ll just tell you now – this book ends with leaving the reader in tears.  But on the way, it’s a really good story about twin brothers, Jamie and Ned, who do everything together.
Read on for more of Tom Avery’s latest, Not as We Know It

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Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”

baileys-storyAnd here is the second “new books for boys” I read and enjoyed ’cause I love dogs…
Bailey’s Story, by W. Bruce Cameron

This book was told from the perspective of the dog, Bailey – as the book’s front cover reads “An Irresistible Tale of a Dog and His Boy”.  The reader will follow Bailey, from his earliest puppyhood memories in a puppy mill, to his rescue and new home which includes Bailey’s boy, Ethan, and their growing up years. Continue reading Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”