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Banned and Challenged Books for Teens

This book list includes many young adult books that have been challenged or banned.

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Beyond Teen Reads

These books are recommended for older and more advanced teens. Given the intended adult audience of these books, there may be some content suitable for only mature readers.

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MMS Summer Reading Suggestions

Check out this list of great new books for Kids and Teens attending Middlesex Middle School. We shared these books when we visited your school! Can you read them all before the summer is over?

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It's the Slippery When Wet Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Slippery When Wet Edition of _You are What You Read_. Here’s hoping this weekend’s storms cool things down a bit. First we have some housekeeping to take care of. Thanks to **Pam M** for our first taffy of the season! Thanks Pam! Frankly **People**, we were getting worried about this. Thus far, there have been no fudge sightings but we still have August. Let’s get on t ...

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It's the Final You Are What You Read for 2016 Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Final You Are What You Read for 2016. We’ll be back on the 6th after our long winter’s nap and a Buckeye win over Clemson. Sweden. A land that had given us little meatballs in icky gravy that always look like they should be delicious yet so rarely are, everyone’s favorite Muppet The Swedish Chef, the dark and demented movies of Ingmar Bergman, Absolut Vodka, a man ca ...

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
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It's the Harvest Moon Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Harvest Moon Edition of _You Are What You Read_. That’s right **People**! It’s time to put down the Pumpkin Spice Latte and hit those fields hard. The Bad Time is coming and you all need to stock those larders. This moon is called the Harvest Moon because it rises soon after sunset and doesn’t set until just after sunrise. This is the only time that the moon is ...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids and Teens 2017

The best gift suggestions from babies to teens! [Watch our video](https://dar.to/2B2Z3BK "Watch our video") or [download the PDF](https://dar.to/2jv5RxU "Download the PDF") which shows the complete list.

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2018 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards were announced this morning, Monday, February 12, 2018. These awards include the **Newbery Medal** (for distinguished children's book writing), the **Printz** (for distinguished writing for teens), the **Caldecott Medal** (for distinguished illustrations), the **Seibert Award** (for distinguished non-fiction), and the **Geisel** (for distin ...

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It's the Flower Bomb Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Flower Bomb Edition of _You are What You Read_. First some housekeeping! In the battle between **Punxsutawney Phil** (who predicted another 6 weeks of winter) and **Staten Island Chuck** (who said nope, not happening c’mon Spring!) I am calling Phil still in the lead. You all had the four letter S word while I was gone so that’s a W in the Phil column but the p ...

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It's the Hopeful Sign Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Hopeful Signs edition of _You Are What You Read_. It is allegedly Spring **People** and yet it certainly is not feeling like it yet is it? The grey, the damp, the cold. We are all at the end of our ropes I think. I started thinking earlier this week that I needed to start thinking on the signs of progress that I was seeing and here’s what I came up with. I ...

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The Hate U Give Read-Alikes

The book _[The Hate U Give](https://dar.to/2ErWEDA)_ by Angie Thomas asks a lot of questions for teens and adults. Here are some books for younger children to help start those important family conversations.

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New for Teens: October 2018

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

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New for Teens: November 2018

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

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Best of 2018 for Teens

The best books of the year for teens. Check out titles you may have missed and stack your TBR pile for the new year!

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New for Teens: February 2019

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

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Note To Shelf: March Edition

Spring is in the air, or should we say “spring releases?” Every week, the Library is receiving a slew of new books, audiobooks, and DVDs you won’t want to miss. For all of you planning Spring Break travel, stop by and check out the Library’s new “Read Well, Travel Light” Paperback Collection located next to the Welcome Desk. ### Mallory Oyinkan Braithwaite’s **_My Sister The Serial Killer_** ...

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New for Teens: March 2019

Find something new to read this month, or place holds on some of the smoking hot titles that came out in March!

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New For Teens: April 2019

Find something new to read this month, or place holds on some of the smoking hot titles that came out in April!

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Note To Shelf: May Edition

Welcome to the May edition of Note to Shelf. As we start the countdown to summer, we’re pleased to share the theme for this year’s Adult Summer Reading Program, **_"Reaching For The Stars."_** All of our summer reading programs will blast-off with a kick-off party on Saturday, June 8th at 2 p.m. The all-ages party will feature games, music, face painting, and ice cream! Staff will be there to shar ...

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Note to Shelf: June Edition

June is Audiobook Month, so let’s celebrate by listening to books from your favorite authors and narrators. You can check out audiobooks at the Library or borrow [**e-Audiobooks**](https://dar.to/2pI6UOM) through our website. We've compiled our [**favorite audiobooks**](https://dar.to/2Kpsy4M) to inspire you. Happy summer and happy listening! ### Jill "If you liked _[**The Art Forger**]( ...

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