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Jun 15

Teens Review: Ready Player One

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on June 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Two York County high school teens review Ready Player One by Ernest Cline for the Teens Review serie
Teens & Tweens Review is an opportunity for York County Public Library teens and tweens to write book reviews for their peers. 

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline book coverReady Player One by Ernest Cline was published in 2011 and was a blockbuster bestseller, followed up with a movie and a sequel published in November 2020. Today we have two reviews for this book from two York County teens. If you're interested in earning volunteer hours and writing a review of a book you've read, contact the Tabb Library youth services at 757-890-5110 or youthservices@yorkcounty.gov. To read the reviews of Ready Player One, and to get a list of readalikes picked by YCPL staff, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Jun 25

Social Media Made Me Read It: Fantasy Adventure

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on June 25, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

In this series, we explore trending book recommendations found on the social media platforms.
It’s way past your bed time and you’re just endlessly flicking through your “For you” tab on Tik Tok. After a while you notice all your BookTok people are talking about the same books. Why they all love it or why they all hate it. Now you have to know what made these book so special they ended up on this side of TikTok. For today's "Social Media Made Me Read It", we are featuring three books that YCPL staff member Jessica found during one of these late nights. To see her list, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Apr 27

Teen Tuesday: Mental Health Month Resources

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on April 27, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Teen Tuesdays posts feature news and reviews teens and tweens.
Mental Health for teens is a tough subject. Your library can be a good resource for finding materials about a topic that you're not quite ready to discuss yet, and hopefully prepare you for taking the step of asking for help. For this month's BookTalk video, Jessica and Susan are sharing some fiction books that address mental health and teenagers, in both positive and negative ways. To see a list of these titles, check out our Mental Health Month Book List. Then click on "Continue Reading..." below to watch the embedded video and find more resources to support your mental health.

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