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Summer Romance!

If you had the chance to pretend to be a rock star's "fake" girlfriend for a year, would you? Erin Watt's new book When It's Real poses just this situation for a teenage girl who really needs the money to help her family. Add in a rock star in need of an image makeover who's manager wants to hire her to help him find a new audience while trying to make him relevant again. Yet in the end, both may learn a lesson about life, love, and what really matters. When It's Real is a great summer read you can't miss.                      

April is Autism Awareness Month

If you are interested in learning about Autism, Aspbergers, or any Spectrum Disorder some of these titles can get you started. We have many titles available on autism. These are a couple of titles available for young adults. 

And You Thought YOUR Family Was Dysfunctional

 

The Chaos of Stars

The Chaos of Stars, by Kiersten White

     Have you ever had trouble communicating with your parents? Sometimes, they just don't get it. Well, in Isadora's case, they really don't get it--because Isadora's parents are Osiris and Isis, the two most important deities in the Egyptian pantheon. Her parents, aunts, and uncles may all be gods, but Isadora is mortal, and she can't wait to get out of her house and live her life. After some troubling dreams, Isadora's mother (you know, the goddess Isis) sends her to live with an elder half-brother in San Diego, where she's supposed to spend the summer working at a museum. But the trouble may have followed her from Egypt...

A Word From sdub! -- Book Review

Beneath A Meth Moon

Want a look into the lives of teen drug addicts? Seeking understanding of the why's and how's of addiction? Stop by any library and pick up Beneath A Meth Moon by Jaqueline Woodson. The celebrated and award winning New York author, J. Woodson, has penned a book of insight and eye-opening content. After being introduced to meth or "moon" by a boyfriend, Laurel's life takes a downward journey that is hard to escape but not impossible. This book is one that is recommended to tweens, teens, parents and teachers based on its compelling story and descriptive dialogue.

 

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