For Teen Read Week this year, I partnered with my local high school’s Library Media Specialist to offer a pop-up photo booth, complete with vacation-y backdrops, fun props, and a large light-up cactus. After the photos were taken with my iPad, I sent them via AirPrint to my Zink hAppy smart printer. Students were then… Continue reading Teen Read Week: Get Away
…seriously, do not read past the plot synopsis if you haven’t read this book and/or you actually care about the ending being spoiled…consider yourself forewarned. Review: Miles “Pudge” Halter is obsessed with famous last words; his favorite being that of poet Francois Rabelais who said, “I go to seek a Great Perhaps.” The idea of… Continue reading Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green … [RIFE WITH SPOILERS]
As Banned Books Week draws to a close, I thought I’d share one of my favorites, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. This books remains in the top 50 banned books for 1990-1999 at the number 38 spot. If you skipped this book in High School, I implore you to give it another shot. The story follows… Continue reading Friday Favorite: Stay Gold, Pony Boy!
Up next on this fine, banned book Thursday…The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Review: After the people attempted to rise up against their government and their efforts were squashed, the Capitol has maintained strict authoritative order. One of the annual happenings, and part of this strict order, is something called the Hunger Games. Each of… Continue reading As if you didn’t expect a Banned Books review about the Hunger Games… 😉