Teens

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  If you’re interested in history, check out these recent YA novels about the USA through the centuries! Teen Central also has a selection of non-fiction titles for history buffs. 1700s Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi Frannie Tasker is a rebellious teenage girl who survives a shipwreck. She discovers a...

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our online-only Summer Reading Club this year! Summer Reading Club is about reading – for fun, for averting some of that summer slide, and for establishing good literacy habits for everyone – babies to adults! Children, Teens, and Adults all...

Survival stories cover a wide range of topics. They could focus on a school trip gone wrong, a plane crash in the Amazon, or winning over your kidnappers. In these five novels, the characters must overcome the odds stacked against them in order to make...

Teens, did you know your library card allows you to access thousands of movies online? Kanopy is a completely free digital streaming service available to library card holders. With over 30,000 titles, there’s something for everyone! How Does it Work? Watching videos through Kanopy only takes a...

The 2020 Summer Reading Club's theme is Imagine Your Story, which is a great excuse to stretch your creative muscles with writing prompts. For the month of June, consider writing your take on popular superhero characters! The much anticipated summer blockbusters, Women Woman 1984 and Black...

Are you in need of a fun art project for the summer? This simple technique allows for quality looking watercolor art without the need for expensive paint or brushes! Any design, including one of the downloadable, printable graphics linked below, will work wonderfully for this...

It is time for the yearly summer reading assignment for students in grades 9-12 at Plainfield Community Schools.  Teen Central staff has collected all available copies of the book options and placed them near the new book shelf and non-fiction shelf in Teen Central. You...

How does a platform made by teens, for teens sound? Teen Ink has it covered! Teen Ink is a national teen magazine and website that encourages expression and creativity by publishing self-submitted writing, photos, and art. The website houses tons of content across a variety...

Did you know that May is National Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? You can celebrate at home by reading some YA books written by Asian and/or Pacific Islander writers. There is plenty to discover in the novels listed below. You can read realistic stories...

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