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2017 Teen Tournament of Books

The winner of the third annual Niles Teen Tournament of Books is I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka.  From Teen Read Week in October 2017 to Teen Literature Day during National Library Week in April 2017, each teen judge read and reviewed two books and then picked […]

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Teen Tournament of Books

NILES TEEN TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS 2015 In celebration of Teen Literature Day, Niles teens picked their favorite 2014 teen fiction books and signed up to participate in a Teen Tournament of Books.  During the late spring and early summer, each teen judge read and reviewed two books and then picked their choice to go on […]

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DVD Review: Whiplash

I saw Whiplash late one night at the end of a three-movie-day before the Oscars in February, so I was tired and my eyelids were fighting me when seeing movie number three. As soon as Whiplash began, sleepiness was the furthest thing from my mind. I was captivated, disturbed, angry, shocked, and afraid. The movie […]

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