Sevi’s Pick: Ready When You Are by Gary Lonesborough

Ready When You Are by Lonesborough, Gary

Ready When You Are by Gary Lonesborough Sevi’s Pick: Jackson thinks he has it all figured out. The perfect girl, good mates, and a great family. Then Tomas comes and changes everything. This sweet novel makes you think about social norms and how we think and talk to each other. A great read!

Nova’s Pick: The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz

The Hired Girl by Schlitz, Laura Amy

The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz Nova’s Pick: The setting of the book and Joan’s characteristics as a person made this book thoroughly enjoyable. I would recommend this book to anybody who enjoys novels that take place in earlier time periods, and from the perspectives of teens.

Nova’s Pick: Isla to Island by Alexis Castellanos

Isla to Island by Castellanos, Alexis

Isla to Island by Alexis Castellano Nova’s Pick: Marisol lives on the beautiful island of Cuba with her parents, but with wars raging all around them, Marisol’s wonderful home becomes unsafe for her, so her parents send her to Brooklyn in the U.S. She is separated from her home, family and everything she has ever … Read more

Making Peace with Technology

Making Peace with Technology booklist

Making Peace with Technology Love it or hate it, technology is a part of our lives that is here to stay. With these resources you can learn how technology influences your daily reality, and find strategies to better manage your relationship with your devices.

Book Buzz: The Salt Fields

The Salt Fields by Stacy D. Flood In spare prose with haunting images, Stacy D. Flood’s novella, “The Salt Fields,” tells of a Black man’s train journey north, leaving South Carolina with its ghosts and grief for a fresh start in the northern steel mills. Set just after World War II during the beginning of … Read more

Northwest Youth Services

https://www.nwys.org/ Northwest Youth Services is a non-profit organization serving young people ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. We support youth in identifying goals and building the skills necessary to reach their own sense of stability. Northwest Youth Services offers housing, street outreach, help finding a job or enrolling in school, connection to … Read more