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Read Harder 2017: YA/Middle Grade Novel by an LGBTQ+ Author

This week’s Read Harder challenge is a little trickier than usual: Read a young adult or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+.  (This means that we’re considering the authors for this challenge, not just the titles.) But we’ve still managed to put together a fun list of books for younger readers!  […]

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OneClick Digital: Trollhunters

The book that inspired Dreamworks Animation’s Trollhunters, an all new Netflix original series. In San Bernardino, California, children are going missing. The townspeople don’t believe the rumours of trolls, but fifteen-year-old Jim Jnr knows that they’re a very real threat. At night, is anyone safe? Trollhunters is a funny, gruesome and undeniably del Toro-esque adventure perfect for teen […]

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Staff Favorites of 2016

It’s that magical time of year!  I asked all of the Waukegan Public Library staff members to send me their favorite book(s) of 2016, along with a short blurb about why they liked the book.  (Books did not have to be published in 2016.)  We managed to come up with almost 70 titles that span […]

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