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Women’s History Month: Strong Females in Fiction

female symbolMarch is Women’s History Month and what better way to mark the occasion than to celebrate some strong female leads in fiction! Who are your favorite females of YA fiction?

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Who Will Win the Oscars?

oscar statueThink you know? Grab an official ballot in the Teen Zone and make your best guess! Turn your selections into Meredith, Ash, or Robert on or before Friday, March 5th. The person with the most accurate ballot will win a truly award-worthy prize!

 

Flickr CC: Oscar Photo by: David Ortmann
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Freeman Teens Read

nut goodieWe always have a great time discussing our favorite books, movies, TV shows, games and music in our Freeman Teens Read club and yesterday was no exception! Check out what Freeman teens recommend:

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Get a Clue

spyglassI love a good mystery. Sometimes mysteries can be suspenseful and creepy. Other times they can be silly and fun. But they always have a question waiting to be answered. What are your favorite mysteries?

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TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Beyond Chick Lit

pink flowerThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great reads for gals or the entire 2010 reading list!

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TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: That Might be a Problem…

graffiti girlThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great reads about life problems or the entire 2010 reading list!

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Who is this Saint Valentine, Anyway?

valentineAccording to the New Catholic Encyclopedia article by E.Day, February 14th commemorates two martyrs named Valentine, one martyred in Rome and the other in the city of Terni. That there were two Valentines is still disputed but, according to the text, “the late medieval custom of sending love notes on Saint Valentine’s Day stems probably from the belief that it marked the mating season of birds.” You could also check out the Wikipedia article about Saint Valentine or Valentine’s Day for more informa...

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Historical Fiction and Fabulous Non-Fiction

rushing past german historyThe Tayshas Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The Tayshas Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great historical fiction and non-fiction reads or the entire 2010 reading list!

Tayshas Historical Fiction & Non-Fiction Reads:

 

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Freeman Teens Read

pirate skullWe always have a great time in our Freeman Teens Read program and yesterday was no exception! We got some great recommendations from our teen readers, including:

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Fantastic, Futuristic and Horrific Realities

abstract3The TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great fantasy, horror, and science fiction reads or the entire 2010 reading list!
 

TAYSHAS Reads: Fantastic, Futuristic, and Horrific Realities

 

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