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“The Running Dream”: California Young Reader Medal Nominee

   The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen Jessica, the best sprinter on her high school track team has just broken the league record in the 400-meter, beating her cross-town rival who is narcissistic snot. But the best day of … Continue reading

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2014 California Young Reader Medal Nominees

What’s cool about the California Young Reader Medal is that the books are selected by young readers. So, teens select the winner of the young adult category. In order to vote, you have to read all three of the nominated … Continue reading

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