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Teen Lit Road Trips

If the increasing number of YA novels turned into movies is any indication, then Hollywood has suddenly remembered that teens (both male and female teens) go to the movies. Big shock, I know. This isn’t a  a post about movies, but about places in the movies (and the books they’re based on). Maybe we can’t […]

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The Fault in Our Stars: All the Feels

This may shock some people, but The Fault in Our Stars, a romantic drama based on a book by YA author John Green, actually drew more viewers its opening weekend than a big sci-fi action summer blockbuster starring Tom Cruise. If you read one of the 7 million copies of The Fault in Our Stars […]

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16th Annual Poetry Winners

We’re happy to announce the winners of our 16th annual poetry contest. We received more than 75 entries this year, and the competition was fierce; especially within the teen category. All of our local public middle and high schools, as well as many local private schools were represented. Seven judges, including several staff members, read […]

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Doctor Who DIY

The much beloved British television series Doctor Who has been with us for 50 years. Debuting in 1963, this science fiction show about a time traveling alien ran for 26 seasons before ending in 1989. Reborn in 2005, the series is as popular as ever. The eighth season of the new series begins this fall, […]

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