Places No One Knows by Brenna Yovanoff is my teen book pick of the month. Let me just say that this book is amazing and a truly unique read. I never thought I would like magical realism, but this book won me over. This book is for fans of Before I Fall, We Were Liars, Keep Holding On, and The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett.
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The Young Elites by Marie Lu is my teen book pick of the month. I am obsessed with this series and recommend it to anyone who loves a good fantasy book. There are three books in the series and each one gets better and better. This series is for fans of Dissonance, Throne of Glass, Pivot Point, Cinder, and Legend. Now I must warn you – this is not the story of a hero’s rise to greatness, but a villain’s rise to greatness.
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Need a new book to read or new music to listen to? Check out this month’s recommendations for teens, by teens!
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It’s official…The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill, is the winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal (which celebrates achievement in children’s literature).
“Moonlight is magic. Ask anyone you like.” Barnhill’s story is also pure magic, distinguished by careful development of a complex plot and indelible evocation of unique characters. Love, heartbreak, hope, sorrow, and wonder all shine in exquisite, lyrical prose.
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Are you looking for a gift for your third through fifth grader this holiday season? Here are nine staff-selected books which will delight, educate and thrill! Continue reading Best Kids’ Fiction of 2016 (Grades 3-5)