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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“Tween is a new word that describes youths who are roughly ages 8-14, who are ‘between’ childhood and the teenage years. The term ‘tween’ is a blend of the words ‘between’ and ‘teen.’ ”
–The School of Information Sciences, The iSchool at Illinois
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Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen is my teen book pick for February! I have been reading Sarah Dessen books since I was in middle school and feel like I have grown up with her characters. Dessen writes amazing coming-of-age stories for tweens, teens, and young adults.
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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)
What Tweens Read When They’re Feeling Down
What do kids read when they are feeling sad? They read all sorts of
stories- sad, intense, heroic. Check out why kids read what they read when they are sad – you could help your tween pick a book for their sad mood.
Here are just a few suggestions that we have in the library:
Read the article, and all the interesting suggestions by kids.
Thanks to our friends at Brightly for all their good work!