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Friday Finds – August 2, 2013

This Week at TLT:

We all need to be more aware of what poverty looks like.

Jennifer Wills joins us with her thoughts on program themes.


Dare you to read this excellent guest post and giveaway with author Eric Devine!


This week’s book reviews are A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin and Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff.

 
Are teenage assasins the hot new thing in YA? 

 
Christie and her teens saw the new superhero movie The Wolverine!

 
Robin has some thoughts about using book labels in the Middle School library.

  
What new book, movie, or other event are you waiting for? Chime in in the comments!

We have a new feature – ‘I’ll Never Get Over’! First up is Karen talking about Jumper by Steven Gould.

Previously on TLT:

Eric Devine joined us last September to discuss getting boys to read.

Around the Web:

Here is a really fascinating infographic on bullying.

YA Author, Queen of Teen, and Twitter user extraordinaire, Maureen Johnson got a new puppy – and someone made her (Zelda, the puppy) a Tumblr. Because of course they did.

Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls Series has been optioned for a movie!!! 

This fabulous and empowering bit of marketing has been making the rounds this week.