7.22.14 Did you know that it’s perfectly acceptable to read teen books EVEN IF YOU AREN’T A TEEN? It’s true! There are such amazing authors who just happen to write for teens that you shouldn’t miss out even if you aren’t a teen anymore (and haven’t been for awhile). Give one of the following books a try and see what you’ve been missing:
7.14.14 Parents, do you have trouble that seems to happen every night at bedtime? Then this New York Times article is for you.
Annie Murphy Paul, describes that the way to get kids to bed easier is to explain why it’s so important. Simply saying, “you’ll be tired in the morning” isn’t enough, but maybe talking about how they’ll become better at piano, or football if they get enough sleep is the key?
6.25.14 Many of you have been completing your gamecards at home and at the library to build our robot and earn your free book this summer! Did you get all the Find it Outs so far? If not, here’s a little help from your librarians:
6.16.14 It’s FINALLY summer so here are some of our favorite teen books set during this glorious season!
The Absolute Value of Mike by Kathryn Erskine
Fourteen-year-old Mike, whose father is a brilliant mathematician but who has no math aptitude himself, spends the summer in rural Pennsylvania with his elderly and eccentric relatives Moo and Poppy, helping the townspeople raise money to adopt a Romanian orphan.