Tag Archive: Little Brown & Co

Review: You Will Know Me

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You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott. 9780316231077. 2016. Gr 11-Adult. If you had Olympic fever like I did, chances are you spent some time watching sports drama unfold in Rio this summer.… Continue reading

Teens Who Inspire

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There are plenty of stories in local and national news about children and teens getting in trouble, flunking out of school, and not being good role models. But here I am going to… Continue reading

My Very Unofficial Alex Award Nominees

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I have written before about my affinity for the Alex Awards. Each year, our staff here gets together to watch the webcast of the annual ALA Youth Media Awards. Of course, the Newbery,… Continue reading

Epistolary novels

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During one of our “what are you reading” conversions here at work, I commented that the last three books I read were all written in varying degrees as correspondences between characters.  Coworker Ryan… Continue reading

Kristin’s Top Ten of 2011

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As 2011 draws to a close, I would like to share my favorite titles from this busy year! As per usual, the main problem of making my “Top Ten” list was trying to… Continue reading

How to Make Friends

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It isn’t easy to make friends sometimes.  Maybe you’re small, or loud, or just new.  Where do you start?  How do you meet other kids?  These books might be the how-to some kids… Continue reading

Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. 2011. Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love. It did not end well. Are you intrigued yet? Wishes, teeth, mythical… Continue reading