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Book Review - Strike

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Strike by Delilah S. Dawson

publication date: 2016
pages: 470
ISBN: 978-1-4814-2342-7

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Chapter two from Get Real: What kind of world are you buying? by Mara Rockliff

Messages bombard you constantly. At the recent KC Youth Services Summit, Teen Librarian Wick Thomas shared that teens see an average of 3,000 advertisements a day. He got that statistic from SF Environment: A Department of the City and County of San Francisco Somebody else is spending a lot of money in the hopes that they can make you spend even more money than you already are.

Book Review - Klickitat

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Klickitat by Peter Rock

publication date: 2016
pages: 229
ISBN: 978-1-4197-1894-6

In Klickitat, Rock explored the subtle danger and loneliness that exists in contemporary suburban America.

Library as Ally: Responding to the Orlando Massacre

#LibraryTeens

You are not alone. Libraries are a resource, and it is in our mission to help. In fact, the American Library Association’s Division for Teens, YALSA, includes in its mission statement that our primary goal should be “alleviating the challenges teens face, and (in) putting all teens ‒ especially those with the greatest needs ‒ on the path to successful and fulfilling lives.”

Book Review - The Haters

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The Haters by Jesse Andrews

publication date: 2016
pages: 325
ISBN: 978-1-4197-2078-9

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