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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Insta Review: Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram “Yeah, I grew up in a rough area, but I know I’m a good dude, Martin. I thought if I made sure to be an upstanding member of society, I’d be exempt from the stuff […]

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Coming Soon: Free Summer Programming with New Dominion Bookshop

This article was written and published by Beth Stefanik on STAB.org. Read in its original format here.     Learning Village Librarian Sarah FitzHenry has partnered with New Dominion Bookshop, owned and operated by Julia McCrae Kudravetz ’98, to provide free summer programming to all Charlottesville readers. “I will be offering the same kind of […]

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Insta Review: One, by Sarah Crossan

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Conjoined twins Tippi and Grace are so close, they’re joined at the hip. Literally. (I know, I know, eye roll.) At 16 years old, they have already outlived their life expectancy with flying colors, and […]

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Insta Review: I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram We’ve all heard the splashy headline version of Malala Yousafzai’s life story: an outspoken advocate for womens’ right to education from a young age, Yousafzai spent her teen years and speaking about the importance of […]

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#STABSummerReading 2019

It’s #stabsummerreading time! Im so excited to continue our school tradition of sharing books for the third summer in a row. Looking for a reminder about how #STABSummerReading works? Here’s some info from last year: If you’re sharing your reading on social media, use #stabsummerreading so our awesome reading community can stay connected through the summer months. Follow #stabsummerreading to see what […]

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Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story, by Reem Farqui

Ramadan Mubarak! The sacred month of Ramadan began this week, and there’s so much to learn about this holy tradition observed by Muslims all over the world. The best way to learn is by reading and asking questions, and books like Lailah’s Lunchbox, by Reem Faruqi, are perfect to give readers a peek into the […]

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Insta Review: Genuine Fraud, by E. Lockhart

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram One look at the gorgeous cover of this book will have YA readers smitten. Once they’re inside this newer novel by We Were Liars author E. Lockhart, however, some readers may lose steam. Jule is […]

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