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Fairytale Retellings in YA Fiction

Fairytale Retellings in YA Fiction

Once upon a time, our librarians came up with a list of some of the best young adult retellings of fairytales. Here are their favorites... Part of Your World by Liz Braswell (Retelling...

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Black Voices in YA

Black Voices in YA

 Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the...

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Read with Pride

Read with Pride

There are a few days left of Pride Month, and there are hundreds of books that can teach us about the struggles and celebrations of the LGBTQIA community. All of these books are available either on Li...

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Kindness and Tolerance Books

Kindness and Tolerance Books

Kindness is always in fashion, and these days we really need to make sure we’re dressing in our finest! The books on this list can be a great starting point for discussions with your children about ho...

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Fairytale Retellings for Middle Grade Readers

Fairytale Retellings for Middle Grade Readers

In the world of juvenile and young adult literature there has been an upsurge in the popularity of classic fairy tales revised into novel form. These revised works can include fuller plots, changed se...

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The Art of Continuing Education

The Art of Continuing Education

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning." - Benjamin FranklinTo grow is to live, to stop growing is to die. I like plants, both insid...

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