Blogs: Teens

  • Fangirls Unleashed: Yallwest 2015 (vlog)Alyssa Mendoza and Author Marie Lu

    Hey there fangirls and fanboys or any other YA enthusiasts! This is your friendly neighborhood fangirls, Addie and Alyssa, here to tell you about our experience at Yallwest!. For those of you that don't know, Yallwest is an annual YA book festival dedicated to empowering readers and celebrate the joy that is YA. It is the companion west coast festival for Yallfest, which is held Charleston, South Carolina. This was the first time that the festival was held in the west coast. It was full of book signings, panels, author meet ups and other geeky debauchery.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Friday, April 17, 2015 - 2:15 PM | Comments: 4
  • Fresh Teen Reads for Springfresh teen reads for spring

    Have you run out of reading material?  Are you looking for a way to kill time over Spring Break?  Or maybe you just want to avoid studying for midterms?  Here are five titles from different genres that should help you shake those springtime doldrums. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Historical Fiction for the family: The TudorsThe Tudors cover

    Fans of historical fiction novelist Hilary Mantel won't have to wait very long to see her award winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies on PBS as the BBC miniseries makes its way to the United States.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Girls Who Code and Treehousebinary data

    More than 75% of girls show interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers; however, as of today, only about 0.3% of girls are pursuing a career in computer science. Without the necessary opportunities to be educated in such a heavily male-dominated field, girls are less likely to pursue career in STEM fields. However, Girls Who Code is an organization aiming to give these girls the opportunities to part of this amazing field and pursue careers in technology and engineering.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 3:20 PM | Comments: 0
  • Women in Pop Culture

    March madness can wait, what can't wait is celebrating Women's History month! And what better way to appreciate women, who by the way should be appreciated everyday, is to spotlight some of the most influential women in Pop Culture! From animated characters to supernatural superheroes, these women are definitely worth your respect.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM | Comments: 0