Gayle Middle School Students Create Model Traffic Signal

By Nathan Sekinger, Gayle Middle School, and Darcie Caswell, Central Rappahannock Regional Library. To recognize early contributions of African American inventors in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math, Central Rappahannock Regional Library is rotating a series of interactive activities through the children’s areas of all branches through the end of February. As part…
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She Loves You (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)

By Annie Brulatour It’s 1966 in Rhode Island, and, for 12-year-old Trudy, everything is psychedelic...and confusing. Her once bustling Beatles fan club has dwindled to just a few members, none of them particularly popular. Trudy’s best friend Michelle is starting to hang out with a different crowd, leaving Trudy behind. Trudy’s father has become so…
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If you like Big Nate

Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seems like an achievement.    Big Nate If you like funny, check out these middle school titles filled with laughs! When his weekly allowance just isn't cutting it anymore, lovable slacker Charlie Joe…
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

by Craig Graziano "I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse." August Pullman has a face that only a mother could love, only his mother to be exact. The main character of R.J. Palacio's book Wonder has an extra large forehead. His eyes are much lower than they should be. His mouth always hangs…
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Framed by Gordon Korman

By Wini Ashooh You met Griffin Bing and his friends in Swindle and followed their escapades in Zoobreak.  Now Gordon Korman has brought the gang back in his latest installment—Framed.  Griffin always seems to find trouble even when he is not looking for it.  In this latest adventure, Cedarville Middle School has become the recipient of a Super…
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Bystander by James Preller

Eric is thirteen. His family has moved to Long Island. They are in a new place and he is in a new school, but all this happens without his Dad. His Dad did not move with them. He is elsewhere and suffering from depression. In Bystander by James Preller, the reader sympathizes with Eric as he makes…
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