February is for love, chocolate, flowers and... dating violence awareness.
We've rounded up some of our favorite books of the year (so far) to give you some gift ideas for book-loving friends and family!
The Serpent King by Jeff Zenter
The son of a Pentecostal preacher faces his personal demons as he and his two outcast friends try to make it through their senior year of high school in rural Forrestville, Tennessee without letting the small-town culture destroy their creative spirits and sense of self.
Teen Summer Reading 2013 starts now! Get psyched (and learn more about it) by watching this Teen Summer Reading video created by Michael Hannah, age 16:
Michael is 16 and lives in Denver. He used to go to Denver Christian High School, but is now attending Faith Christian Academy and will be a Junior this fall. He made this film to help out the Library and to gain film experience.
Expression. It's a word everyone holds on to. Expression is in the same catagory as family, love, him, her, all those things we want to hang on to. And it's something I crave everyday, wanting to have it for every breath I take in my life. I simple can not life with out self expression.
October is Anti-Bullying Month. If you are a teen, kid, parent, teacher, or if you interact with any of these people, bullying probably has affected you somehow.
Bullying can take many forms, from teasing and spreading rumors about someone to physically hurting to exclusion to anonymous cyberbullying. Have you ever been bullied? Have you ever bullied someone? Have you ever stood by and not said something while someone was being bullied? Have you ever spoken up for someone?