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Dewey’s Nonfiction Number of the Month: 100

Dewey’s nonfiction number of the month is 100! Nonfiction books are great for finding factual information to use in school projects and/or personal research.

Make sure to stop by the Kid and Teen Zones to see all of our nonfiction books. You can also visit the Staff Picks – Kids & Teens Nonfiction list in the catalog to learn more about them and request copies! Here are some of my favorite nonfiction books found in the 100s.

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Fascinating Insights into Your Teen’s Brain

Teen Group Selfie

Ever heard yourself say this to your teen – “You whaaaaat!? Why?”
Remember your own teen days, when your folks asked those questions of you?

Born to be Wild book coverJust in time for you and your teen, here comes a book that provides fascinating insights into the teen brain. You’ll learn about dopamine and evolution, social acceptance and pain, and other (perhaps unsettling) facts about the wild teen brain.

This gem of a book is: Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe by Jess P. Shatkin, M.D., M.P.H. Our friends at Brightly have provided a great teaser for the book – check it out – and then get your name on the reserved list in our catalog.

Staff Pick Buffet

This month our librarians recommend a whole smorgasbord of smart, interesting, and engaging experiences, through books, documentaries, music and films. Take your pick from among our tasty offerings, or splurge and enjoy all of them during the coming month! Continue reading Staff Pick Buffet