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You Count: Books to Build a Better World

As you probably realize, our Explore Summer theme this year is Build a Better World. I think this is pretty great. I mean, really, who doesn’t want to Build a Better World? It is up to each of us to find our own way to contribute. Books, of course, are a great way to discover […]

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You Count: Featured Teen Volunteer – Anna K.

Our new featured teen volunteer is Anna K. from Camano Island! You may recognize Anna as one of our Teen Ambassadors. Anna is a Sophomore at Stanwood High school whose passions include writing and cosplay, and hopes to one day publish a book. Anna, why volunteer with the library? “The library is a fantastic resource that […]

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Vlog Squad: This Savage Song

Hannah is back, reviewing Victoria Schwab’s This Savage Song, a near future dark fantasy about two teens trying to survive in a world where violence literally spawns monsters. Get it from Sno-Isle Libraries here: https://goo.gl/MWrmpT

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Spill Zone

You probably know Scott Westerfeld for his great series, such as Uglies, Midnighters, and the Leviathan trilogy. Now he has an amazing new graphic novel coming out, which you definitely are going to want to read! From the publisher: Nobody’s ever really explained the Spill. Was it an angelic visitation? A nanotech accident? A porthole […]

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Vlog Squad: Sneaky Snow White

Bernadette follows up her review of Sinful Cinderella, with the second book in Anita Valle’s Dark Fairy Tale Queen series. If you are looking for a mature, dark read on classic princesses, this could be the series for you! Request it from Sno-Isle Libraries today! https://goo.gl/H53f4R

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You Count: Featured Teen Volunteer – Alexander

  Volunteers are part of the reason Sno-Isle Libraries are so wonderful! As a part of an ongoing series, this week for You Count we are featuring one of our awesome teen volunteers, Alexander from the Edmonds Library! About:  “I am a tenth grader at Lakeside School. Aside from volunteering, my other passions include Model […]

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Vlog Squad: Caraval

Alex was in a serious reading slump, until she opened Caraval by Stephanie Garber​. “Caraval is kind of Tim Burton-esque. Everything is magical, but something seems a little bit off…It’s just a game, but it’s so easy to get lost…” Get in line to read this hot new book through Sno-Isle Libraries ASAP! https://goo.gl/AAqYtE

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The Reading Without Walls Challenge

Have you heard about the Reading Without Walls Challenge? National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author Gene Luen Yang wants you to expand your reading horizons, and get out of your comfort zone. Here is Gene to tell you more: Reading outside your own experience gives you a better understanding of other people and the world, making […]

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Vlog Squad: Done Dirt Cheap

Hannah has found another great book featuring strong female friendships, great writing, and a motorcycle club! Check out her review of Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon, then request the book from Sno-Isle Libraries today: https://goo.gl/9KHSqW

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Vlogsquad: #GirlBoss

Shea is back, with a review of #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso, a rags to riches story of a girl who went from homeless to the CEO of a multi-million dollar company! Request it from Sno-Isle Libraries today! https://goo.gl/Dg4kcu

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