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17 Book Quotes to Brighten Your Day

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With all the uncertainty and despair of the present moment—I’m looking at you, coronavirus—our staff gathered some of our favorite quotes from children’s and young adult fiction. In dark times,

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The New Adult Genre & Night in the Woods

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The life events and changes most of us experience between the ages of eighteen and twenty create the vast difference we see between young adult fiction and new adult fiction.

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Retellings | How Stories Reinvent Themselves

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Looking at today’s bookshelves, readers may notice that retellings are cropping up more and more. From Meagan Spooner’s Sherwood , which reimagines Robin Hood from maid Marian’s perspective, to The

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24 Hour Read-a-Thon | Part 2: Reflection

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If you haven’t already, check out “24 Hour Read-a-Thon | Part 1: Participation” here! It’s 1,012 pages, 1 read-a-thon, 24 hours, and 2 naps later. I want to yell, “I

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24 Hour Read-a-Thon | Part 1: Participation

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Well, it’s been about six weeks since changes surrounding COVID-19 started. As we learn (and relearn) what our new normal looks like during this season of COVID-19, one of the

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Staying Together While Staying Apart | Shelter-in-Place Resources for Kids and Families

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We are living in an unprecedented time, when physical distancing, quarantine, and health are at the forefront of everyone’s minds. These changes to a “new normal” can be challenging, but

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