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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls – Review by Kaela, Teen Blogger

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 03:13 PM
The Glass Castle is a memoir by Jeannette Walls. It’s about her childhood and having to grow up in poverty for the majority of it. This book also explains how the relationships she formed as a child shaped her into a successful adult. The Glass Castle is about Walls’ father who is a very intelligent man and loves his children endlessly even though he has many faults, her mother who always taught her to have an open mind and a kind heart even though she rarely followed her own advice, and her and her three siblings growing up mostly happy in spite of her parents’ shortcomings...
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Fast Five: Julia's Top 5 Christmas Films - Review by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on December 24, 2015 at 10:48 AM
Do you watch certain Christmas films every year? Julia does! Read on to discover her top 5 Christmas films.
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How to Compose the Perfect Email - Article by Becca, Teen Blogger

Posted on December 22, 2015 at 02:28 PM
Writing emails, even in 2015, is a necessity. Whether it's for an interview, an inquiry, or getting back in touch with an old friend, they are inescapable. They can certainly be a cause of stress, so finally, after a lot of trial and error, I have developed the formula for the perfect email. After some practice, you’ll learn how to easily fire off emails and letters, in under half an hour...
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Fast Five: YA Books On Screen (that you might not have seen)

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 03:21 PM
The film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 may be top at the box office, but here are five lesser-known film adaptations of teen books that you may also want to check out (and all five are available from the library).
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