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Teen Spotlight: Kris at Schlafly Teen Spotlight: Kris at Schlafly

By SLPL_Teens
  1) What do you like about the St. Louis Public Library? There are cool people here. 2) What fictional character would you like to hang…
  1) What do you like about the St. Louis Public Library? There are cool people here. 2) What fictional character would you like to hang…
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Teen Review: American Street Teen Review: American Street

By SLPL_LibraryParents
“American Street” is one of the best novels for teens or anyone who enjoys books that touch you at both the emotional and story level.  It…
“American Street” is one of the best novels for teens or anyone who enjoys books that touch you at both the emotional and story level.  It…
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Tyler, The Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Is… Tyler, The Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Is…

By SLPL_Teens
Opening with loud, messy, distorted production, "Cherry Bomb" is considered Tyler, The Creator’s most “experimental” album.   Most of the...
Opening with loud, messy, distorted production, "Cherry Bomb" is considered Tyler, The Creator’s most “experimental” album.   Most of the...
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"The Bluest Eye," a Life Changing Read "The Bluest Eye," a Life Changing Read

By SLPL_Teens
The story takes place in Lorain, Ohio. Nine-year-old Claudia and her ten-year-old sister Frieda live with their parents, a tenant named Mr. Henry, and foster child Pecola Breedlove. Pecola's house was burned down by her alcoholic and sexually abusive father. She is constantly...
The story takes place in Lorain, Ohio. Nine-year-old Claudia and her ten-year-old sister Frieda live with their parents, a tenant named…
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Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" May Be… Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" May Be…

By SLPL_Teens
With Frank’s storytelling of romance, drug addiction, and luxury, over Stevie Wonder style keyboard instrumentals and smooth, breezy…
With Frank’s storytelling of romance, drug addiction, and luxury, over Stevie Wonder style keyboard instrumentals and smooth, breezy…
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Two YA Books You Should Read Two YA Books You Should Read

By SLPL_Teens
"The Kissing Booth" is a good book.  It has some romance, drama and a hint of comedy.  There are best friends with rules they have to...
"The Kissing Booth" is a good book.  It has some romance, drama and a hint of comedy.  There are best friends with rules they have to...
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Q&A: Tyler, Teen Genealogy Researcher Q&A: Tyler, Teen Genealogy Researcher

By SLPL_Teens
Tyler has been using the books and databases at Central Library to research his family's history ever since his school visited on a field trip. In addition to his own family, he has researched the ancestry of over a dozen family friends.    If you asked 13-year-old Tyler what...
Tyler has been using the books and databases at Central Library to research his family's history ever since his school visited on a field...
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3 Manga Series You Should Be Reading 3 Manga Series You Should Be Reading

By SLPL_Teens
Manga is a style of comic book created in Japan and even in their English translations the books are read back to front, right to left, as…
Manga is a style of comic book created in Japan and even in their English translations the books are read back to front, right to left, as…
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Read It Forward: Read It Forward:

By SLPL_Teens
St. Louis Public Library presents our spring 2018 Read It Forward with Nnedi Okorafor featuring her fantastic young adult novel “Akata…
St. Louis Public Library presents our spring 2018 Read It Forward with Nnedi Okorafor featuring her fantastic young adult novel “Akata…
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Transitioning from High School Senior… Transitioning from High School Senior…

By SLPL_Teens
Congratulations High School seniors! You have officially hit your last semester of high school. This semester will past by quickly, which m…
Congratulations High School seniors! You have officially hit your last semester of high school. This semester will past by quickly, which m…
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Halloween ComicFest Halloween ComicFest

By SLPL_Teens
Halloween ComicFest Receive a free comic book and participate in a comics-themed craft. Comics will be available for kids, teens and adults…
Halloween ComicFest Receive a free comic book and participate in a comics-themed craft. Comics will be available for kids, teens and adults…
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Read It Forward: Yaqui Delgado Wants to… Read It Forward: Yaqui Delgado Wants to…

By SLPL_Teens
Read It Forward Award-winning Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina is the St. Louis Public Library’s fall 2017 Read It Forwar…
Read It Forward Award-winning Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina is the St. Louis Public Library’s fall 2017 Read It Forwar…
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Teen Read Week Teen Read Week

By SLPL_Teens
Celebrate Teen Read Week! Meet local author DuEwa Frazier and Skype with G. Neri. DuEwa Frazier is a local author, educator and award nomin…
Celebrate Teen Read Week! Meet local author DuEwa Frazier and Skype with G. Neri. DuEwa Frazier is a local author, educator and award nomin…
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Connections: Voices of the People Connections: Voices of the People

By SLPL_Teens
Connections: Robert Burns and Paul Laurence Dunbar - Voices of the People  William Ray, multi-instrumentalist and Americana specialist, and…
Connections: Robert Burns and Paul Laurence Dunbar - Voices of the People  William Ray, multi-instrumentalist and Americana specialist, and…
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Injustice 2 Tournament Injustice 2 Tournament

By SLPL_Teens
Injustice 2 Tournament Saturday, September 23rd 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Central Library's Creative Experience Battle it out to determine who…
Injustice 2 Tournament Saturday, September 23rd 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Central Library's Creative Experience Battle it out to determine who...
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