Staff Picks categorized 'teens-new-notable'

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Witchy Women and Haunted Places

The books on this list range in tone from Latinx folklore-derived magical realism to claustrophobic psychological terror but they all feature the uncanny, the surreal, or the supernatural in the form of buildings, women, or both. Blanca & Roja, White is for Witching, and Other Words for Smoke all feature sets of twins struggling to understand their relationship to each other while being encroached upon…
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Battle of the Books 2020: 6th Grade Booklist

6th Grade Battle Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask your local library staff for help!
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Battle of the Books 2020: 9th through 12th grade booklist

9th - 12th Grade Battle Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask your local library staff for help!
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Battle of the Books 2020: 7th & 8th Grade Booklist

7th & 8th Grade Battle Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask your local library staff for help!
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Romance Recommendations by a Teen Volunteer

Miriam, a teen volunteer at CLP - East Liberty and an avid reader, shares some of her favorite romance novels on the Teenspace shelves. The Selection I recommend this book because it has everything: swoon-worthy romantic encounters, suspenseful twists and turns, a dystopian future, and a plucky female heroine at the center of it all. The prose will have you rooting not only for America,…
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Beautifully Written for Fantasy Fans

This duology, from the author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series, will not disappoint.  The writing is gorgeous; the characters and their goings-on will tug at all of your emotions.   Grab a cup of tea, set aside a few hours, and spend some time in the world of Weep.    
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Battle of the Books 2019: 7th & 8th Grade Booklist

7th & 8th Grade Battle February 26th, 2019 CLP - East Liberty | CLP - Main | CLP - Squirrel Hill Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask library staff for help!
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Battle of the Books 2019: 6th Grade Booklist

6th Grade Battle February 19th, 2019 CLP - East Liberty | CLP - Main | CLP - Squirrel Hill Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask library staff for help!
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Battle of the Books 2019: 9th-12th Grade Booklist

9th-12th Grade Battle March 5th, 2019 CLP - East Liberty | CLP - Main | CLP - Squirrel Hill Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask library staff for help!