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YA Book Reviews by Amy

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YA Book Reviews by Amy: Difficult Reads Trigger warnings, or content warnings, are statements usually created by the author, or a reviewer of a book to warn potential readers about the sensitive topics that are presented in the title (whether it is only mentioned or a theme throughout the book) that could cause a reader… read more >>

YA Book Review by Amy

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YA Book Reviews by Amy: One Sentence Challenge TikTok videos on average are around 16 seconds long (60 seconds at most), tweets are limited to 280 characters, and blurbs on the back of a title are only a sentence or two. These short descriptions or recommendations must be eye catching and clever while getting to… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

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YA Book Reviews by Amy: LGBTQ+ Reads Part II June is Pride Month and I wanted to celebrate some of my favorite YA books featuring LGBTQ+ characters, particularly the main characters. Some of these books were emotional reads because of the characters’ difficult journey, while the other books in this blog only brush the emotional… read more >>

And the Nominees Are… Buckeye Children’s Book Awards

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Looking for book title recommendations? Why not read books nominated by students like you! The Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Awards are the state’s only awards for book titles that are nominated and voted on by students across the state. Voting for this year will be from September 1 through November 10. Teachers and librarians… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

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YA Book Reviews by Amy: Tails & Tales Part II Summer Reading is here! Our theme this year is Tails & Tales. While last week’s blog focused on books that featured characters with tails, this blog will be about characters that tell tales or stories. All authors are storytellers and sometimes their characters embody that… read more >>

Animal Movies!

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Now that Summer Discovery is in full swing, here’s a list of animal movies the whole family can watch to go along with this year’s theme, Tails and Tales! From animated favorites, comedies, and classics, to nature documentaries and educational programs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Don’t forget … if you sign up for… read more >>