“No parent likes to hear that their child hates to read. That is especially painful when you work in book publishing. When all of my son’s friends were binge-reading Percy Jackson and Harry Potter, he wanted nothing to do with it.
I brought home book after book in the hope that something would pique my son’s interest and nothing ever did. I would quiz other parents to see what their kids were reading and order those books. They sat in the living room completely untouched.”
Lots of summer films are still in theaters, but as we roll into September, there are a host of upcoming new movie releases adapted from memoirs, novels, or fantasy series, and classic characters brought to life or reimagined for the screen. Here’s what’s on tap for September – December!
We are so delighted with the GREAT teen volunteers helping us this summer! One of the happy consequences of having so many teens around the library is their savvy recommendations for other teen readers. Enjoy their suggestions, and stock up on some good reads for early teens and older youth. Continue reading Teen volunteers recommend books for young(er) teens→