Category Archives: Teen Books

Immigration and the Refugee Experience Presented in Comics for Kids and Young Adults

Comics can be an effective gateway toward empathy and understanding. Both fiction and non-fiction comics can help the reader visualize and develop context for a wide variety of human experience. Here are a few comics which may help younger readers … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Rainbow: Homeless GLBTQ Youth

Follow us throughout the fall for posts which highlight library resources and information that supports the Tiny: Streetwise Revisited exhibit at the Central Library and its community programming. This is my second year on the Rainbow Book List Committee whose … Continue reading

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Streetwise Revisited: Homeless Youth

Follow us throughout the fall for posts which highlight library resources and information that supports the Tiny: Streetwise Revisited exhibit at the Central Library and its community programming. Every year the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness conducts a One Night … Continue reading

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Conflict: The Machine of Fiction

On Sunday, Oct 2, 2-4 pm at the Delridge Library, local author Karen Finneyfrock will teach a workshop as a part of the Seattle Writes program. (If you can’t make this date, find her at Greenwood Library on Nov 12, 2-4 pm). … Continue reading

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Quick Reads That Make My Queer Heart Skip A Beat

Introducing Teddy by Jess Walton. I don’t even know where to begin with this sweet and tender children’s book without spoiling it. Jess Walton knocks it out of the park with this one: it’s a children’s book that has a … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Young Adult Book

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category. Even if I wasn’t a Young Adult librarian, I would still read tons of YA literature. … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! Shakespeare in Young Adult Novels

~posted by Meranda Shakespeare has been parodied, reimagined, and adapted to fit a number genres. One of my favorite genres is young adult novels, and here are a few novels I found enjoyable.

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