Reader’s Corner: #OwnVoices

This week’s featured booklist focuses on diversity with the #OwnVoices Booklist. The #OwnVoices movement was started with a simple hashtag suggestion by Corinne Duyvis who wanted a way to identify youth literature about diverse characters written by a member of the marginalized community it depicts, allowing them to be a voice in their own storytelling. […]

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Readers’ Corner: Martin Luther King, Jr

Today we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the leading figures in the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s and winner of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. It is a day to reflect on equality, public service, and the value of diversity in our culture. This weeks featured booklist includes both non-fiction and […]

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Readers’ Corner: The Importance of Diversity

Most of the booklists on the Sno-Isle Teens “Find a Good Book” page are curated and kept up-to-date by librarians, but this week’s featured list is a little different. The titles selected for The Importance of Diversity were selected by teens! More specifically, they were chosen by the wonderful Sno-Isle Libraries Teen Ambassadors. They picked […]

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The Importance of Diversity

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just another holiday from school or work. It is a day when we reflect on equality, public service, and the value of diversity in our culture. In honor of this day, our Teen Ambassadors reflect on what diversity means to them, and share some of their favorite […]

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Readers’ Corner: Latino Lives

Hello, readers! This week’s featured booklist includes 25 books that focus on the lives and experiences of Latinos and Latinas. With everything from romance and realistic fiction to historical fiction and novels in verse, this list has a wide variety of Latino voices. On a completely unrelated side note, putting this collage together was so much […]

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Tuesday Trailer: The Game of Love and Death

Tuesday Trailer: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

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