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The Librarian's Corner--May 16, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--May 16, 2016






Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of  June   to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. I've selected some of the best,...
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Vlog Challenge and Giveaway!



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  ENTER DUTCH BOOK CHICK'S VLOG CHALLENGE AND AWESOME GIVEAWAY!!!     Hi, My name is Nanouk, staff reviewer for YABC from the Netherlands. At the moment I am participating in a vlog challenge for Harper Collins Holland. I have to compete with two other vloggers to gain the most new...
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Featured Review: Everland by Wendy Spinale

Featured Review: Everland by Wendy Spinale
About this book: London has been destroyed in a blitz of bombs and disease. The only ones who have survived are children, among them Gwen Darling and her siblings, Joanna and Mikey. They spend their nights scavenging and their days avoiding the ruthless Marauders -- the German army led by Captain...
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Handling the Tricky Subject of Financial Planning with Teens & Young Adults

Handling the Tricky Subject of Financial Planning with Teens & Young Adults
Hi, Whether you’re going off to college, starting a new job or saving for a car, financial planning as a teen or young adult can be overwhelming. Harder still for a parent to know how to broach what can be a thorny issue and take a hands off approach when independence...
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Featured Review: Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods

Featured Review: Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods
About The Book:   Fans of Jennifer E. Smith and Jenny Han will fall in love with this heartfelt and humor-laced debut following one girl’s race to find the guy of her cosmic dreams. When zodiac-obsessed teen Wilamena Carlisle discovers a planetary alignment that won’t repeat for a decade, she’s forced...
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Sneak Peek: The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson

Sneak Peek: The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson


  Today we're excited to offer a sneak peek of Lily Anderson 's The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You !   Below you'll find  more about Lily and her books, plus an excerpt !   For girls who devour comics, overanalyze Doctor Who, mourn the cancellation of Firefly, and...
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Featured Review: Even If the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia

Featured Review: Even If the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia
About this book: One midsummer night. Two strangers. Three rules: No real names. No baggage. No phones. A whirlwind twenty-four-hour romance about discovering what it means to feel alive in the face of one of life’s greatest dangers: love. Who would you be if you had one night to be anyone...
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Interview with Michael Crouch, Voice of The Haters, Plus Giveaway!

Interview with Michael Crouch, Voice of The Haters, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC: THE HATERS is at times absolutely hilarious and also emotionally intense. How difficult is it to maintain that contrast between humor and the dramatic while narrating?  Michael Crouch: First of all, I’m so glad you’re interested! Thank you. I’m such a geek for this stuff. To answer your question,...
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Your book cover is wonderful, memorable. And the story looks intriguing.
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To me, audiobooks continue the centuries old tradition of storytelling and the ability to read and have printed material does not ... Read More
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Featured Review: This Is My Brain On Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer

Featured Review: This Is My Brain On Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer
  About This Book:  Addie Emerson doesn’t believe in love, at least for herself. A straightlaced, brilliant girl, she’s more interested in getting an A than falling in love. But Addie is determined to prove the science of love—because Addie Emerson does believe in science. Science tells her that “love” is...
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Giveaway: Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach (US & Canada Only)

Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach Release Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book   Expect a bundle of joy—er, trouble—in this hilarious, heartwarming story from the award-winning author of Stupid Fast   Taco’s mom always said, “Today is the best day of your life, and tomorrow...
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Eddie Black
I love stories that show how kids deal with family struggles and major changes like a parent's death. These are good books to rec... Read More
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Danielle Hammelef
My best day ever would be a warm, sunny start with a run, walking my dog, coffee and breakfast while reading, then an afternoon at... Read More
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It's Geoff Herbach!!! I love his book Stupid Fast and then this one comes in! I love the plot. It just seems so realitic and i jus... Read More
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