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Teen Pictionary!

Muhlenberg's Teen Advisory Group met last Friday to play team Pictionary for both prizes and, of course, the glory on winning. It was boys against girls that day and the boys won by a very narrow margin of 12 to 9. Pictionary is one of our favorite games to play together and I love it because its so easy to put together!

Here's what you need:

2 Dry Erase easels (or a bunch of sheets of paper) some markers a box with about 25 clues (I try to go by theme, Valentine's, Summer, we even did an Inauguration version)

The game is simple, we have two teams and I'm 

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Teen Advisory Group! Stamps!

The teens of Muhlenberg's Teen Advisory Group have spoken, MORE CRAFTS! And I am more than happy to deliver. Last Friday was our first summer craft day, our topic? Stamps.

The library has a lot of great craft books that involve stamping. My current favorite is Todd Oldham's book Kid Made Modern, which features craft ideas based on the work of legendary artists and designers like Alexander Calder and Ray and Charles Eames.

We used 

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Read This Book! Marcelo in the Real World

Marcelo really wants to spend his last year of high school at Patterson, a school for students a lot like him. Students who need a little extra help learning the rules of the Real World, and who can spend extra time thinking about the things that they are really interested in. But Marcelo’s father gives him an ultimatum; spend the summer in the Real World, working in the mailroom of his law firm, or go to public high school for his senior year.

Marcelo is assigned to the mailroom and works with Jasmine, who is as beautiful as she is mysterious, and Wendell, the 

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Summer Reading Favorites: Born to Rock

There are a lot of great books for teens on this year's summer reading list.  One of my favorites is Born to Rock by Gordon Korman.

18 year old Leo is a very focused young republican, determined to get into Harvard.  He's all set to go when a misunderstanding during a final exam causes him to lose his scholarship and his future.  At the same time he finds out that his father is not actually is real father, and that his real father is King Maggot of the ... Read More ›

Teen Fiction Recommendations: Adventure and Suspense!

Heroes, villains, teenagers.  In these book, they are one in the same!  Here are some of my favorite books filled with action, suspense and mystery.

Truancy by Isamu Fukui

In the City, where an iron-fisted Mayr's goal is perfect control through education, fifteen year old Tack is torn between a growing sympathy for the Truancy, and the desire to avenge a death caused by a Truant.  

Neverwhere by Neil 

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