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Meet New VOYA Advisory Board Member Lona Trulove

VOYA Magazine welcomes Lona Trulove to the VOYA Advisory Board. I am not sure if books or the women who shared them with me are what started my lifelong love affair with literature.  As a child, I have fond memories... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech June 2017

Building with Bloxels Kelly Czarnecki For the generation raised on smartphones and tablets, Bloxels game design toolkit might be the next best thing! Maybe you’ve used video game design products in the past and the teens are looking for something... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know. . . Ashley Poston

Stacey Hayman Ashley Poston, our current author, has the charm and style of a lovely southern lady, which may be due in part to being born and raised in South Carolina. The only child of two working parents–a numbers kind of guy... (Continue reading)

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YA Clicks June 2017

Summer School Jessica Farrow and the Web Surfers from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library Our rating system is posted here. Just because school’s out for the summer doesn’t mean teens don’t love learning new things! Those who work with teens... (Continue reading)

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YA Strike Zone June 2017

YA Activism: Thunder from the Left (and the Right) Anthony Bernier What is it going to take? How much more time must pass before libraries realize that young adults don’t need any “youth development” agenda to recognize them as active... (Continue reading)

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Student VOYA Advisory Board Member Program

VOYA Magazine announces a new program for LIS students. Each year, two students will be selected to serve as student members of the VOYA Advisory Board (VAB). The students will get a look behind the scenes in the publishing industry... (Continue reading)

Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A. E. Kaplan Is a Perfect Ten!

5Q 5P J S Kaplan, A.E. Grendel’s Guide to Love and War. Knopf/Penguin Random House, 2017. 320p. $17.99. 978-0-399-55554-1. In this modern-day Beowulf, set in a Virginia retirement mecca where death among the neighbors is usual, the hilariously wry, first-person narrator,... (Continue reading)

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Teen Pop-Culture Quiz Update #51

BEATS Match the hot single on the right with the performer on the left: Zayn Malik & Taylor Swift     1. “Green Light” Ed Sheeran                          2. “That’s What I Like” Lourde                                  3. “Passionfruit” Bruno Mars                          4. “Shape of You” Drake                                   5.... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology April 2017

Mindful Technology: Using Apps and Gadgets in Mindfulness Programming Janice Scurio Mindfulness programs, including yoga, guided meditation, and mindful breathing have been appearing in schools as regular part of curriculum and programming for all grade levels, from kindergarten through college-age.... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Rachel Vail

Stacey Hayman Born and raised in New York City, our current author found plenty to love about her hometown and has happily remained a resident of the Big Apple. With a BA in English and in Theater from Georgetown, Rachel... (Continue reading)

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