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The MashUp

The MashUp: A Blog about Books for Teens is the place for parents and teachers to find great books for teen readers. Librarian Jamie Watson writes about young adult literature and strategies to engage teens in reading.

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Good News/Bad News

The good news is I’ve been selected to serve on the 2010 Printz Award committee.

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Whither magazines

For many years, teen librarians in the know have been promoting magazines as something good for reluctant readers to read, and enjoy reading.

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Tomfoolery

“What is a good book for a middle school boy?”

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What does it mean?

‘ve enjoyed getting to know our new Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor.