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What is Connected Learning?

What is Connected Learning | Connected Learning. I was fortunate enough to attend a CAYAS training (CAYAS is WA state’s youth services special interest group) on “Connected Training on Nov 1st. Although Connected Learning is applicable to all ages, the … Continue reading

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“Winger”, a funny (and at times heartbreaking) novel from a 14-year-old guy’s POV and “Strands of Bronze and Gold” – a retelling of Bluebeard. Don’t miss either one!

I’ve not finished either book, but I’m so enthralled by both of these novels that I didn’t want to wait to share. Although they’re nothing alike, they’re both making me lose sleep because I want to keep reading, and so … Continue reading

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Engaging novel about a teen standing trial for murder

Crush. Candy. Corpse. by Sylvia McNicoll; published 9/1/12; ISBN 9781459400627. In Crush. Candy. Corpse., high school senior Sunny is just trying to find a volunteer opportunity to meet graduation requirements. When she’s not allowed to count volunteering at a hair salon … Continue reading

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Rick Yancey’s “5th Wave” – If you pick it up, you’ll not want to put it down

5th Wave by Rick Yancey; Pub date May 7, 2013; 978-0399162411. I was glad to see that the suggested age group listed in the Product Details section for Rick Yancey’s 5th Wave was “12 and up”, because I imagine there will be scads of adults who’ll love … Continue reading

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2013 Top Teen Reads Nominations – YALSA

Readers of ages 12-18 can vote online from Aug 15 to Sep 15 @ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens Teen bookfinder app: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/products/teenbookfinder Link to pdf of the 28 nominated titles: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/teenreading/teenstopten/2013%20TTT%20Nominations.pdf Video of the 28 nominated titles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPgBooghc5E&feature=player_embedded    

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