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Category Archives: 12-14

Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation by Sally M. Walker

Travel any highway or medium-sized road across the border between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and you’re likely to see a sign denoting the Mason-Dixon Line. The line is popularly known as … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is the well known tween/teen author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. His books, which merge classic mythology with the modern world, are action packed, funny, … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

  You won’t expect to experience a number of belly laughs while reading about real-life deaths, but with How They Croaked, that’s what you’ll get. Written in a casual, friendly, sometimes … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

SYLO by D.J. MacHale

Nothing particularly exciting ever happens on Pemberwick Island. That’s one reason 14 year old Tucker Pierce likes it so much. All of his friends are counting down the days until … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legend by Marie Lu

Like every other industry, publishing is susceptible to fads. The success of The Hunger Games all but guaranteed a run on dystopian thrillers in which teenagers save the world. That’s … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment