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1. Clean Out Your Closet For Fall
It’s time to clean out your closet! You can call it getting ready for fall, or a quest to find that painting your soon to be visiting grandmother gave you. Whatever you wish to call it, let’s venture into your closet to organize and perhaps to find some treasure.
2. Bully by Patricia Polacco Book Review
This illustrated book shares a story of cyber bullying. It’s an important story that can be shared between parents, tweens, and teens. Patricia Polacco’s words and art capture just how easy it can be to become caught up in a destructive cycle of computerized teasing and lying.
3. How To Get Community Service Hours
Like many high schoolers, you're required to do a certain amount of community service hours before you graduate. Here are some ideas on where you can go and what you can do to get them.
4. 101 Things for Teens to Do
Bored? Try out this teen-centered list of things to do this summer.
5. Earning Money For Your Summer Fun
Your summer may be filled with trips to a pool, local beach, or an ice cream shop. There might also be festivals, fairs and barbecues to add to your entrainment list. It’s your summer and you should have fun. Yet, you may need to add a budget/earning plan to the top of your summer fun list.
6. Spend Some Time At The Library This Summer
Summer vacation is approaching quickly and your mind may be on pools, beaches and barbecues. I’m pretty sure the last thing on your mind is libraries and books. I promise you there are no book reports or quizzes in this article. Just a few ideas about what you can to do at your library this summer.
7. You Should Be Your First Best Friend
Yes, you may already have several best friends and that's fine. Just make sure that you are at the top of your bestie list.
8. Reading and Sharing Young Adult Books
Reading with your teen is a great way to spend time together and start conversations. It may also create an opportunity for questions. Don’t be afraid of boring or simple silly plots. If you haven't read a young adult book lately, you are in for a nice surprise.
9. Teen Dog Graphic Novel Review
In Jake Lawrence's graphic novel, you won't find superheroes fighting for the good of mankind, or villains with dastardly plans to destroy the planet. Instead, you will find stories of teenage angst, love, loss, and triumph. It just so happens that a few of the teenagers are dogs.
10. Always Abigail Book Review
Libraries will soon start their summer reading clubs. This week, I’m giving you a sneak peek at a book to add to your list. Abigail Walters dreams how being a pom-pom girl will change her life. She is sure wonderful, great, and terrific things are going to happen. It will be pom-pom perfect. Right?
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