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The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh

The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh  About: Take two sisters making it on their own: brainy twelve-year-old GiGi (short for Galileo Galilei, a name she never says out loud) and junior-high-dropout-turned-hairstylist DiDi (short for Delta Dawn). Add a … Continue reading

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Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska  By: John Green (Author of The Fault in Our Stars) When you’re a flawed human being in a flawed world, sometimes all you can do is give life what you’ve got and hope it’s enough. BEFORE. Miles “Pudge” … Continue reading

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Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts

Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts “When I was little I believed in Jesus and Santa, spontaneous combustion, and the Loch Ness monster. Now I believe in science, statistics, and antibiotics.” – Zac Meier About: ….So says seventeen-year-old Zac Meier during … Continue reading

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The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

“Crossover (kraws-oh-ver) noun: A simple basketball move in which a player dribbles the ball quickly from one hand to the other. As in: When done right, a crossover can break an opponent’s ankle. As in: Deron William’s crossover is nice, … Continue reading

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Lynn’s Favs of 2014

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy For a responsible sixteen-year-old, Michael Wilson has a lot of problems–his father was killed in Afghanistan in 2005, his overworked and overprotective mother will not talk about their situation, and does not want … Continue reading

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