Abigail Clarkin

Abigail can often be found holding a book in one hand and an ice cream cone in the other. When she is not devouring stories (or dessert), Abigail trains for marathons and writes poetry about growing up with eight brothers and sisters. She enjoys working at both a private high school by the ocean and a charming, small library in the woods of Rhode Island. Instagram: @thatoceanstategirlreads

7 Tips for How to Post Poetry on Instagram

From using an app to format poems, to finding the best hashtags, here are seven tips for how to post poetry on Instagram.

A/V Club, Vrikshasana, and Voting: 5 Unique School Library Programs

From learning about voting rights to practicing yoga and producing a daily show, these unique school library programs are making an impact.

6 Great 2021 YA Books About Teens Who Write

Teen writers overcome fear to take fate into their own hands in these 2021 YA books about teens who write to change their worlds, including A Pho Love Story by Loan Le.

7 Poets Like Amanda Gorman To Watch

If you too were blown away by the 2021 inauguration poem, "The Hill We Climb," check out these poets like Amanda Gorman.

Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say Goodbye

A reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister.

11 Ideas To Tackle As 2021 Reading Goals

With the new year on the horizon, here are a host of great ideas for creating your list of 2021 reading goals.

5 YA Books About Teens Who Travel (When You Cannot)

Travel vicariously through these transportive YA books about teens who travel, including A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey.

Hydrogen Peroxide, Lollipops, and Toilet Paper: Check Out Pandemic Library Take-Home Kits

How six libraries have adapted services to reach patrons during COVID-19.

6 of the Best Friendships in YA Fantasy

Rapid fire banter, relationship dynamics, who doesn't love exploring a fictional friendship? Find a few friendships in YA fantasy.

8 2020 YA Releases with BIPOC Facing Down the World From the Cover

These 2020 YA books featuring BIPOC on the cover are giving us covers as breathtaking as the stories inside. Check out Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson and more!