Category: Teen Books



Third-born kids must hide

March 21, 2017 |
The Population Police – an intriguing concept for middle-grade readers. In her book “Among the Hidden,” Margaret Peterson Haddix explores the idea of a world where the government, fearful of a food shortage, dictates that Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Truth, Justice, and the Tabletop Games!

March 20, 2017 |
The weather is not so pleasant outside and you and your family or you and your friends have finished watching your favorite Marvel or DC movie.  What should you do next?  Why don’t you try Keep Reading »
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Girl Rising by Tanya Lee Stone

February 23, 2017 |
Booklist Reviews 2017 February #1 *Starred Review* Much more than a companion volume to the 2013 semidocumentary of the same title, which portrayed nine girls around the globe overcoming daunting barriers to obtain an education, Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Build a Kingdom, examine it with a Microscope, and avoid a Fiasco!

February 20, 2017 |
Looking for something different than the traditional fantasy table top role playing games? These non-traditional table top role playing games rely more on the players and their skills to roleplay and improve. Take Kingdom Kingdoms Keep Reading »
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The Kingkiller Chronicle

February 16, 2017 |
This is the story in three parts. In the first part, The Name of the Wind, we meet Kvothe and he’s that guy. He can do it all. Whether it be song, magic, or even Keep Reading »
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The March Trilogy

February 2, 2017 |
With the third book in the series receiving a National Book Award in November and February being African American History Month, it is a great time to read the complete March trilogy. Read these deeply Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Take your game night to the end of the world as you know it!

January 25, 2017 |
Looking for something different than the traditional fantasy table top role playing games? It’s the end of the world as you know it, and you’ll feel fine playing these “end of the world” post-apocalyptic table Keep Reading »
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Snowden

January 5, 2017 |
As many as 1.4 million citizens with security clearance saw the documents revealed by Edward Snowden. Why did he, and no one else, decide to step forward and take on the risks associated with becoming Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Take your game night to the stars and beyond!

December 20, 2016 |
Looking for something different from the traditional fantasy tabletop role-playing games?  Try one of these unique games and get out of your rut and take game night to the stars and beyond with these sci-fi Keep Reading »
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Books Are the Best Gifts, Young Adult Edition

December 8, 2016 |
One of my favorite gifts to both give and receive is books. If you are looking to share your love of books with a young adult this season, these are some books you might want Keep Reading »