Teen Librarian Toolbox
March 10, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Full of heart, this book features a character readers won't soon forget. Powerful, emotional, and so clever.
February 25, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When we let children be more than just the sum of their parts, that's when we'll truly see the magic in our world.
January 27, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Four former friends come together during the pandemic to support each other and help their community in this compelling story full of heart.
April 28, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
I was twenty-one years old the first time I had a panic attack. It was the tail-end of a long weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, right after my junior year of college had wrapped up. I was exhausted and ready to go home, the straps of an overstuffed backpack chafing against my sunburned shoulders […]
March 24, 2020 by Ally Watkins
I wasn’t an athletic kid. That’s what I said to people if they asked what I was into. I said I was a theatre geek, a book nerd, one of those kids who only worked out when lifting a stack of books or swinging around a fake plastic sword. Those were lies, of course, though […]
January 30, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Quick and concise reviews of a bunch of recent and forthcoming books including an action-packed portal fantasy, period activism, and a poignant look at grief and loss.
January 9, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
A whole book about breaking the stigma that comes with having/acknowledging periods? Yes, please!
October 1, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
This important and well-written look at consent, guilt, blame, pressure, and obligation will inspire much needed conversations for middle grade readers and the adults in their lives.
December 18, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Post-It Note reviews are a great way to display books and offer a more personal recommendation than just the flap copy. This roundup also includes a few historical fiction titles dealing with race, a STEM-focused graphic novel, and a fantastically funny read aloud!
December 11, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
2019 is just around the corner and I can't wait for a new Raina Telgemeier, a middle grade #metoo, a few books about eating disorders, and so many more titles. Get your TBR list out for these can't-miss forthcoming books!
Teen Librarian Toolbox
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