John Green's The Fault In Our Stars

Do you like reading realistic fiction about teens?  John Green is an author to check out, with his special mix of clever humor and honesty about real issues we all face.   His latest book, The Fault In Our Stars, isn't due out until January, but you can go ahead and sign up for the waiting list. 

While you're waiting, check out his other books: Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns (my favorite!), An Abundance of Katherines, or Will Grayson, Will Grayson

The wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Witches. Love'em, hate'em, they aren't all covered in warts, green and really old. You know over 40. Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series introduces us to teen age witch Tiffany Aching who has to team up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.

Hey Teens, what do you want at the BX Library?


Games, Origami, something else?  Got some ideas for Teen activities you would like to see at the Bixby Library?  Let me know and let's see what we can get going.

Planning for college


Teens  bodies are wired for late nights, and according to an August ,2011 USA article entitled, “Get Teens Sleep Back on Track”, “the average teen can’t fall asleep until 11 p.m. or midnight.  What a perfect opportunity for YOU,  the conscientious student to take advantage of “Homework Help” by Brainfuse!!!  smiley




Modernized Fairy Tales seem to be everywhere these days: on TV, at the movies (2 Snow Whites!) and in books. I really liked these two and think the writer has a chance to help us all live happily ever after if she will just keep on writing!

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by Jackson Pearce

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