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Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds With a gun in his hand and grief in his heart, Will steps into an elevator with ghosts. The ghosts of his past, people who are supposed to be dead, join Will in the verse novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Set in a town where gangs dominate...
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely, by Brigid Kemmerer (YA FIC KEM) Reviewed by Zoe R. It is one matter to fall in love with a man, yet it is another matter to fall in love with a monster. In Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely, a loose re-telling of Beauty and the...
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The Dangerous Gift, by, Tui Sutherland The Dangerous Gift by Tui Sutherland is a novel about a world of dragons who live on two continents.  The second continent’s dragons come to the first continent because there is a dangerous dragon on their continent.  Snowfall, the queen of the Icewings on the first continent is the protagonist.  She...
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The Unwanteds: Island of Silence, by Lisa Mc Mann. Reviewed by Elena C. The Island of Silence by Lisa McMann is the second novel of The Unwanteds series. The protagonist is Alex Stowe, who has a doppelganger, Aaron Stowe.  Alex lives in a world called Artime, where there is much creativity and magic, created by Mr. Today,...
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Summit Free Public Library has a brand new Chess Corner for Grades 5 and up.  Organized by the Summit Library Chinese Club as part of its teen program which encourages young people to participate in community service, the new Chess Corner will provide all children and teens who are interested in chess a place where they can...
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Dear Middle and High School Students… We need your help. Do you need community service credit? Do you like arts & crafts? Have you ever worked on stage crew or set design for your school play or for any community theatre program? If you have answered yes to at least two of these questions, our...
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Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. It became an annual event held during the last week of September highlighting the importance of freedom to seek and express ideas, even the ones that some consider unorthodox or unpopular....
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Summer reading has come to a close. All the hours of reading have been logged. Terrance the Tiger is back home after trips to Summit’s best-known landmarks. All the prizes have been claimed. The best thing about 2021’s summer reading program was being able to welcome the children of Summit back to the library for...
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Attention Teens entering Grades 7-12 in the 2021-22 School Year. Do you love books and reading? Do you love to read aloud? Do you love performing, or acting? Are you available on Tuesday, September 28 at 7 PM While you wait for the autumn teen volunteer season to begin, you can earn five hours of...
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Do you know someone entering Grades 6-12 at Lawton C. Johnson or Summit High School in the new school year? Summit Free Public Library has plenty of copies of your summer reading requirements for school.  As always, they are on display in the Teen Room at the Library, so you can stop in and pick...
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