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A Second Look at Second Chances, a guest post by Miel Moreland

Book Review: When You Get the Chance by Tom Ryan and Robin Stevenson

Joy, Connection and Community: Finding Pride in Books During a Pandemic, a conversation between Robin Stevenson and Tom Ryan

The Queer Kids Are All Right, a guest post by James Sie

Book Review: Meet Cute Diary by Emery Lee

Book Review: Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve

Book Mail: New and upcoming titles for all ages

Have Some LGBTQ+ Books, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Book Review: Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli

The 2021 GLLI Translated YA Book Prize

On the Edge of Your Seat YA: Have Some Suspense Books; By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Book Review: No Way, They Were Gay?: Hidden Lives and Secret Loves by Lee Wind

Recent and Forthcoming Books: Workman and Algonquin Young Readers Showcase

Book mail: New and forthcoming books for middle grade and YA readers

Post-It Note Reviews: Evacuated siblings, allergies, Houdini, a dead body in a freezer, and more!

Have Some April and May YA Books, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Queer Joy, Pain, and the Other Side of Silence, a guest post by Steven Salvatore

Book Review: Can’t Take That Away by Steven Salvatore

Take 5: College Planning Resources and Ideas for Tweens and Teens

Sunday Reflections: College Dreams Denied and the Heartache of Being a High School Senior


Book Review: Once Upon a Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira

Book Mail: New titles for middle grade and teen readers

Helping RevolTeens Fight the Mental Health Crisis, by Christine Lively

Book Review: The Deepest Breath by Meg Grehan

Sunday Reflections: The Things We Won’t Buy, a Reflection on Generation Z, Conscious Capitalism, and “Cancel Culture”

Book Mail: Vampires, stand-up comedians, a lottery winner, road trips, a quinceañera, and more!

Book Review: As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper

Book Review: Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson, by Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

On Being Unchosen, a guest post by Katharyn Blair

Book Review: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Book Review: Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala

Book Review: This Is How We Fly by Anna Meriano

Take 5: 5 of the Best Books I’ve Read in 2020, Nonfiction Edition

Book Mail: New books from David Yoon, Kristin Cashore, Malinda Lo, and more

Amanda’s favorites of 2020

Questioning Your History Lessons, a guest post by Diana Pinguicha

Book Review: The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre by Robin Talley

Take 5: Resources You Should Know

Book Mail: New and forthcoming titles for all ages

The Death Penalty in YA Lit

Have Some Senior Year Stress, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

2019 GLSEN National School Climate Survey results about LGBTQ students’ experiences in school

Book Review: The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

Have Some Teen Slang, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

New Books Alert: The latest in YA and MG fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels

RevolTeens: The Long Dark Winter of the Soul, by Christine Lively

The Original Activists, a conversation between authors Rebecca Roberts and Lucinda Robb

In My Mailbox: Questions I Get About Collection Diversity Audits

Post-It Note Reviews: Voting, bands, ghosts, and more!

Feeling Empowered and Voting for the First Time, by Teen Contributor Morgan Randall

On Taking My Teen to Vote for the Very First Time

First Time Voting, by Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Morgan’s Mumbles: Taking Mental Breaks, by Teen Contributor Morgan Randall

Break Means Break Not Work: A Treatise Against Homework Over School Breaks, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Book Review: Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe

RevolTeens: Teens and Art Changing the World, by Christine Lively

More Books To Come, By Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Voting and Elections in YA Lit

Morgan’s Mumbles: The Struggles of Virtual University, by teen contributor Morgan Randall

Book Review: Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore

Book Review: Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh

Post-It Note Reviews: Quick looks at new YA and MG graphic novels, fiction, and nonfiction

Book Review: My Life in the Fish Tank by Barbara Dee

Puppets! They’re Not Just for Storytime: Creative Digital Media Fun, with a Shark Puppet

New Books Alert: Thrillers, sequels, nonfiction, poetry, and more!

If You Build It, They Will Have Fun: A Picture Book Programming Idea

Cindy Crushes Programming: 11 Tips to Help Us All During Pandemic Programming, by librarian Cindy Shutts

RevolTeens: Helping Teens Tell Their Story in the Time of Covid, by Christine Lively

Morgan’s Mumbles: Preparing for Online Classes, by teen contributor Morgan Randall

Book Review: Throwaway Girls by Andrea Contos

Post-It Note Reviews: Toxic masculinity, Somali refugees, surprise siblings, and more!

Pandemic School, by Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Book Review: Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens edited by Leigh Finke

Morgan’s Mumbles: 15 Journals to Keep by teen contributor Morgan Randall

Cindy Crushes Programming: Animal Crossing and the Virtual Library, by Cindy Shutts

New Books Alert: Book set in Nigeria, a prep school, a prison, a performing arts school, the world of K-pop, and more!

Have Some Doodles, by Teen Contributor Riley Jensen

Post-It Note Reviews: Graphic novels and memoirs, a middle grade about racism and friendship, and a beautiful YA about drag and identity

Friday Finds: July 24, 2020

A Great Big List of MG and YA Collection Development Resources

Celebrating 9 Years of TLT! (in a global pandemic)

Cindy Crushes Programming: Virtual Programming Failures, Tech Issues and Tips, by Cindy Shutts

Morgan’s Mumbles: Sustainable and Ethical Switches by teen contributor Morgan Randall

Book Review: He Must Like You by Danielle Younge-Ullman

For Teens Making a Difference: A Twist on Gun Violence By Alex Richards

Writing Your (Hidden) Self, a guest post by Jessica Pennington

A Tween’s Eye View on Graphic Novels: Click, Camp, The Breakaways, Snapdragon and Be Prepared

Riley’s Post It Note Reviews: Bent Heavens, Harrow Lake and Five Total Strangers

Helping to Normalize Wearing Masks with Tweens and Teens During a Global Pandemic, with fun programming ideas!

Post-It Note Reviews: Mythology, fencing, basketball, HIV, and more

Cindy Crushes Programming: Five Virtual Programs You Can Do Right Now Part 3, by Cindy Shutts

Morgan’s Mumbles: What High Schoolers Need in a Library, by Morgan Randall

RevolTeens: Being the Change and Leading the Way by Christine Lively

New Books Alert: Stories of prejudice, politics, family secrets, and more.

What if paying library staff and teachers to read IS part of the anti-racist work we could, and should, be doing?

Me and My Abuela: The Stories that Made Me Want to Become a Storyteller, a guest post by Alex Aster

Questions, a guest post by Supriya Kelkar

Book Review: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

Paper Projects: A Folding Book


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