Tweens & Teens

Welcome to the Tweens & Teens page! We are passionate about connecting teens with great books & authors, encouraging reading for pleasure, and creating fun experiences at the library. If you need help, please contact the library and ask for Ms. Ann.

New Teen Books @ the Library

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As you begin a new school year, keep in mind that the library offers a great selection of online research tools available 24/7 and completely free. You have access to many newspapers and journals, genealogy sites, health information, and even practice tests for the ACT, SAT, and AP exams. All you need is your library card! If you don't have a card yet, you can get one for free. Stop in with your parent or guardian and have them bring a photo ID and proof of address, and you can be the proud owner of an InfoSoup card good at all the libraries in Outagamie and Waupaca counties. It will be the best card you will ever own!

Check out the latest reviews from the the book blog on InfoSoup.

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Title: The Teashop Girls

Author: Laura Schaefer

Review by: Manawa, (Manawa) Sturm Memorial Library

  This book was wonderful. I mean if you like tea and friendship, because that's pretty much what this book is all about. You have Annie, who's only thirteen, but has decided to finally ask for a job at her grandmother's teashop, The Steeping Leaf, a place that she has always loved. The only thing is that The Steeping Leaf has a steeping pile of...

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Title: Under the Tuscan Sun

Author: Francis Mayes

Review by: dianevantassel, Appleton Public Library

When the author and her husband buy and restore a house in Italy, they begin to make this second home into their sanctuary. Although the experience frustrations and delays with their rennovations, the property soon becomes a haven for them. Mayes' descriptions of the easy pace of life in Italy, the...

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Title: The War within These Walls

Author: Aline Sax

Review by: Waupaca, Waupaca Area Public Library

This is a sobering story of WWII Warsaw. Misha’s family has been relocated to the ghetto where Jews die daily from starvation and disease. He goes to extreme lengths to help provide for his family, even resorting to crawling through the sewers to get to the outside world to...

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