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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 >>

Free Children’s E-Book Sources

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While some people prefer a hard copy, there are many advantages to reading eBooks over print materials.  Ebooks are portable and lightweight.  They are accessible everywhere as they can be downloaded and stored for later use.  And, when you need something to entertain children, there is nothing like being able to pull up a book to share… 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 >>