Tag Archives: young adult

Welcome to SPL’s Best YA of 2017 Lists!

It’s that time, folks! Best of the year lists are out! Check here every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday during the month of January to read the youth services staff at the Smith Public Library’s best of young adult for 2017 … Continue reading

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Anna’s Best of 2016!

Black Lives Matter by Sue Bradford Edwards What It’s About: Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that … Continue reading

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Kelsey’s Best of 2015

  4.) Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq Baddawi is the story of a young boy named Ahmad struggling to find his place in the world. Raised in a refugee camp called Baddawi in northern Lebanon, Ahmad is just one of the … Continue reading

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Mothership by Martin Leicht & Isla Neal

Mothership  By: Martin Leicht and Isla Neal (Book 1 of the Ever-expanding Universe Series) Teen pregnancy is never easy especially not when extraterrestrials are involved. Elvie Nara was doing just fine in the year 2074. She had a great best … Continue reading

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart About: Spending the summers on her family’s private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer. … Continue reading

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