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Your Vote Counts!

Here's one election in which all the nominees are pretty awesome. Nominated by teens, teachers, and librarians, pared down to ten representative titles by the Evergreen Award Committee, and sent back to teen readers across Washington State: The Evergreen Teen Book Award. The Making of A Navy SEALBibWidget Six of CrowsBibWidget Whether you want to […]

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What Book Did Teens Vote “The Best”?

Fists in the air in solidarity

The 2017 winner of the Evergreen Teen Book Award was announced recently and I could not be happier! The winner this year is: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. The CrossoverBibWidget If you're not familiar with the Evergreen Teen Book Award, it is an annual award that "was created to give teens in the state of […]

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10 to Try Check-In: April

10 to Try 2017 Reading Challenge

Even the most prolific readers have books they missed along the way: classics that, when we finally get around to reading them, make us say "What took me so long?" This month, I read Octavia Butler's speculative fiction classic Kindred- and immediately wished I read it 10 or 15 years ago.BibWidget Kindred, first published in 1979, is […]

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Overwhelmed by Technology? Here’s Help!

For those of us born before electronic gadgets became major tools of our daily life, I think it is only natural to be sometimes overwhelmed by technology. So, resources from KCLS, such as books, computer classes (in person and online) and more about buying new electronics, using them, and even disposing of them are introduced […]

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10 to Try: YA Edition

Are you taking on the 10 to Try Challenge this year? As a teen services librarian with a love for young adult books, I thought I'd offer up some suggestions to complete the challenge using only young adult books. Read about STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (fiction or nonfiction) An abundance of excellent […]

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