DESIGN -> BUILD -> TEST On October 5, we held the first of our monthly STEM Games events. These events are sponsored and run by Ildi Telegrafi of STEM Games Studio. Each month, our teens will take on a different science related design challenge, working in teams to come up with a solution to aContinue Reading
Is the Young Adult section the first place you go to when you walk into JPL? Do you scour the catalog to see what YA book you should read next? Well, look no further because we have your must-reads for the summer!
Click on the Cover Image for more information Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick – When his younger brother is diagnosed with leukemia, thirteen-year-old Steven tries to deal with his complicated emotions, his school life, and his desire to support his family. See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles – 12-year-old Fern feelsContinue Reading
Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews / Rethinking Normal by Katie Hill – Two non-fiction books written by two transgender teenagers who dated each other while transitioning. Far From You by Tess Sharpe – When she narrowly escapes a confrontation with a masked man in the woods but her best friend Mina doesn’t, Sophie isContinue Reading
You don’t want to miss these amazing reads! Some are exceptionally well-written, some are super popular, and many are both! Click on the Book Covers for Summary and Availability Information Best Realistic Fiction Pointe by Brandy Colbert I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon Say What YouContinue Reading
Click on the image to view the book in our library catalog. The Doubt Factory by Paolo Bacigalupi When a radical band of teen activists claim that Alix’s powerful father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die in order to make enormous profits from unsafe products, she must decide ifContinue Reading