#STABSummerReading Recommendations from a Library Intern

Looking for your next great #stabsummerrreading title? Isabel is here for you! Isabel is a YA novel expert, an experienced Head Library Intern, and my go-to for the newest and best books on the shelves. Check out her recommendations for great summer reads below! The Testing series by Joelle Charbonneau It’s The Hunger Games, but twice as […]

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Insta Review: allegedly, by Tiffany D. Jackson

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram I love it. No, I can’t handle it. No, wait, I definitely love it. I think. Regardless, I’m totally addicted. And this audiobook is making inventory fly by. #ireadya #youngadult #allegedly #stabsummerreading A post shared […]

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Insta Review: When Dimple Met Rishi, by Sandhya Menon

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram One of my favorite YA novels of the year. Dimple is determined to be a successful app designer, and she won’t let anything get in her way of her future at Stanford and as the […]

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Insta Review: We are Displaced, by Malala Yousafzai

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram It’s almost the 4th of July, and my mind is full of questions about what it means to be an American, a citizen, and a human. Malala Yousafzai’s new book does exactly what we have […]

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#STABSummerReading: June 2019

Happy summer! Have you been following along with the #STABSummerReading fun on social media? If you haven’t heard, #STABSummerReading is a way for our reading community to stay connected and engaged during the summer months when we’re not together in the library. Research has found that students who do not read over their summer vacation […]

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Insta Review: The Warden’s Daughter, by Jerry Spinelli

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram The Warden’s Daughter drove me nuts and made me cringe again and again while I was listening to it, but I missed it when it was over. Isn’t it funny that some books can manage […]

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Insta Review: The Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram In this word, nothing is black and white… but it IS red or silver. Mare Barrow lives in a world where people are described and segregated by the color of their blood – red or […]

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Insta Review: Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Jason Reynolds is a unicorn. He’s open about the fact that growing up, he was not a reader: “It’s not something I’m proud of. It’s not cool. The truth is, my life was made infinitely […]

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Insta Review: They Both Die at the End, by Adam Silvera

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Give this one a chance, pessimists, it’s less depressing than it sounds. Somewhere in the near future, a company called Death-Cast has the technology to know the day that you’re going to die – and […]

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Pride All Year: Kid-Approved LGBTQ+ Titles for Middle Grade & Young Adult Readers

Happy Pride Month, my friends! It’s June, which means that Pride celebrations are in full swing – there are rainbows, commercial collaborations, and booklists everywhere you turn. In February, I shared a list of picture books popular in our library that celebrate gay families, and I was so moved by your responses. Thank you – […]

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