Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock: Teen Review by Kelsea A.
Dairy Queen is about a girl who lives on a farm in Wisconsin, her dad has a broken hip and effects a lot of her life. DJ, the farm girl has several problems in fact. Her dad can’t run the farm or milk the cows. Her brother Curtis barely talks. Her mom is usually always [...]
YA Authors Visiting Burlington Barnes and Noble This Week
Gina Damico, the author of Croak, will be visiting the Barnes and Noble in Burlington. For event details, go to the store’s Event Page. Actually, Burlington’s Barnes and Noble has a great run of Young Adult authors this week: Dan Wells, author of Partials; Jill Hathaway, author of Slide; and Kimberly Derting, author of the Body Finder [...]
Music Videos and History: Does It Make the Grade?
We all know that YouTube is a wonderland of fascinating videos. You start browsing around and you’re apt to lose an hour or two. The last time I lost time on YouTube, I came across a remake of Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance. The new version is talking about Women’s Suffrage – or the days before [...]
Staff Pick: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
“Why be the sheep when you can be the wolf?” In the first book of Robin LaFevers’ His Fair Assassins trilogy, seventeen-year-old Ismae finds that she has a choice few girls in Brittany ever get when she escapes from a horrifying arranged marriage. Ismae finds sanctuary at the convent of St. Mortain—better known as the [...]
Peep Dioramas in the Teen Zone
The Outsiders , Alice in Wonderland, Hunger Games , and, yes, even Michael Jackson. The Peep Diorama-Build in the Teen Zone was a lot of sugary fun times. The poor Peeps are still recovering. If you didn’t get a chance to come and build your diorama, you can still let us know what your favorite [...]