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Santa Monica Public Library Reads THE HATE U GIVE

A reader attended the Santa Monica Public Library's book club discussion about THE HATE U GIVE and shares the library's list of further reading.

The Closest Thing I Have to a Diary is an Old Copy of PREP

I’m supposed to be keeping a diary. If you want to write, you have to journal, that’s what people always say. ...

The Books I Had to Read in British High School: A Comprehensive List

A reader looks back on the books she had to read in British high school and comes to some troubling conclusions about the quality of education received.

7 Graduation Speeches That Are Also Books (And Their Best Quotes)

Some of the greatest speeches have been turned into short little books. I’ve collected some of my favorite quotes and bits of wisdom from the speeches.

Reading in the Classroom: A Success Story

A teacher on how she got classrooms of reluctant readers at her high school to enjoy books.

5 Ways to Have Fun In the Library Besides Reading

Five ways to have fun in the library besides reading.

SOME GIRLS ARE Removed from Summer Reading List in South Carolina

“…an unflinching look at the intricacies of high school relationships and how easily someone’s existence can change. Fans of the ...

On Being Book Shamed in Middle and High School

I’m hoping the world is kinder to young readers now. In middle school years, for some reason, it made sense ...

Genre Kryptonite: High School Investigations

GENRE KRYPTONITE is a regular feature about genres we have an inexplicable weak spot for. Check out previous entries here. ____________________________ Back ...