Staff Writer: Sarah U. Genre: YA Contemporary Awards: 2015 YALSA Teen top 10 Winner Short Story Emily and Sloane are best friends. Sloane and her family leave without an explanation at the beginning of summer, leaving Emily to wonder where her best friend went. Emily receives a list from Sloane in the mail, with no return address, of 13 things for Emily to do that are out of her comfort zone and things she wouldn't
April is National Poetry Month. Come check out our displays and share your love of poetry on our "Poet-Tree." You can write a poem you know and love, or make one up yourself. Help us fill out the leaves on our tree! You can write a poem for our tree/ as always its 100 percent free/ you'll have fun/ and when it's done/ leave it for someone else to see
John Green Q&A with John Green from Entertainment Weekly You can read the rest of this article by picking up the October 13 issue at the Library, or You can watch him describe what he's talking about his own words here. What made you decide to write such an intensely personal novel? I didn’t start out thinking I was even writing a book. I started by thinking, I need to try and find expression for this way-down terror that controls so much of my daily life. Part of what’s terrifying about pain is that it’s difficult to access or describe via sentences.