Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trailer Tuesday: Messenger of Fear

Trailer Tuesday: Messenger of Fear by Michael Grant (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Art Contest Inspiration

October is Teen Read Month, and that means it’s time for the 11th annual Teen Art Contest!  To get you your creative juices flowing, we have a special booklist filled with inspiration.  Turn your dream (of winning the art contest) into reality with the help of inspiring library books! Check back each Monday for new […]

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This Week at the Library

October is Teen Read Month at Sno-Isle Libraries, and that means a lot of great events going on.  This year’s theme is “Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library.” The big event this week is a visit from Jennifer Pharr Davis, the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year.  Jennifer has truly turned her dreams […]

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Meet your bloggers!

Just who does all these blog posts as the mysterious Sno-Isle Teens?  A crack team of dedicated Sno-Isle Teen Librarians, who love books, reading and libraries, that’s who! First up is Melleny, our Teen Services Librarian from the Mukilteo Library.  She is a former English teacher who loves mysteries and apocalyptic fiction.  She also likes […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Falling Into Place

Did you love Before I Fall and 13 Reasons Why?  Then there is a good chance you might like Amy Zhang’s Falling Into Place. From the publisher: “On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class. Then, after school, she put them into practice by running […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Rumble

Trailer Tuesday: Rumble by Ellen Hopkins (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Gayle Forman and Jandy Nelson at University Bookstore

Gayle Forman and Jandy Nelson at University Bookstore On September 28 at 3:30pm, Gayle Forman and Jandy Nelson will visit the University Bookstore in Seattle to read and sign their most popular books. Forman’s novel, If I Stay, came to life on the big screen this August, while Nelson’s recently released novel, I’ll Give You the Sun, has been on most anticipated […]

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Weekend Book Give Away: Sway

Humor and romance?  It is hard to find books that work for both.  But I think Sway by Kat Spears looks like it might pull it off. From the publisher: In Kat Spears’s hilarious and often poignant debut, high school senior Jesse Alderman, or “Sway,” as he’s known, could sell hell to a bishop. He […]

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Diverse books more challenged?

diversityinya: Analysis of the most banned/challenged books in the U.S. shows that diverse books are disproportionately targeted for book challenges and censorship. [Read more at Diversity in YA.]

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Kazu Kibuishi and Raina Telgemeier at University Bookstore

Kazu Kibuishi and Raina Telgemeier at University Bookstore On September 25 at 7 pm, middle-grade authors Kazu Kibuishi and Raina Telgemeier will visit the University Bookstore in Seattle for a joint reading and signing. Recognized for their graphic novel-style storytelling, Kibuishi is best known for the fantastic adventures of his Amulet series, and Telgemeier for her tale of orthodontia […]

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