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April 2014

The Dream I Had - Poem by Katrina Carver

Posted on 17-Apr-14 10:03
April is Poetry Month. Follow your dream and write a poem...
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Being a Global Citizen - Article by Angela, Teen Blogger

Posted on 15-Apr-14 13:43
It is approaching that time of the year again: when the sun arrives and the greens start to grow. The blizzards and frosts have disappeared, and it makes you want to take a walk outside and embrace nature. You can feel the sun softly warming your smile, while the breeze rustles your hair. If you wake up early in the morning, you can see the golden sunrise and hear the sparrows sing. After the sun colours the evening sky with its grand departure, under a cloudless sky, you can see countless stars bidding you goodnight. But what if you couldn’t enjoy being outside anymore? What if we ran out of supplies and resources and our world fell apart?
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Panic by Lauren Oliver - Review by Emily, Teen Blogger

Posted on 07-Apr-14 12:56
As a huge fan of Before I Fall and the Delirium series, I was naturally excited upon discovering that Lauren Oliver had a new book coming out this month. I read blogger Julia’s interview with the author and it pumped me up enough to make me go out and buy the book the day it was released. While it’s very different from her other books, Panic is sure to be Lauren Oliver’s next bestseller.
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The Beginning of Everything - Review by Kathleen, Teen Blogger

Posted on 07-Apr-14 11:02
Thought-provoking novels that feature smart kids who like to wax philosophical are all the rage these days. Unfortunately, some authors who attempt this type of the coming-of-age tale don’t do it altogether well. Fortunately, Robyn Schneider, author of The Beginning of Everything, is not one of those authors.
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  • The Lie Tree
  • The way he lived
  • A drop of night
  • Thief of lies
  • Defender
  • Character, driven
  • Every young adult's break-up survival guide
  • Hidden gold
  • The heart of stone
  • The last boy and girl in the world
  • The epidemic
  • I see reality
  • Finding Hope
  • Under the Dusty Moon
  • Flawd
  • Dark energy
  • Hot pterodactyl boyfriend
  • Harmony House
  • Burning
  • See no color
  • One of us
  • A tangle of gold
  • It should have been a #GoodDay
  • Beautiful broken things
  • The radiant road
  • Speak a word for freedom
  • When we collided
  • Hit count
  • Fig
  • The beast of Cretacea
  • Essential maps for the lost
  • Queen
  • Exit, pursued by a bear
  • The Raven King
  • Breakaway
  • The forbidden orchid
  • The young adult's guide to public speaking