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Archive for November 2008

Teen Review: Living Dead Girl, by Elizabeth Scott

November 24, 2008

I finished the first night I read it, Living Dead Girl. In like 2 hours, with interuptions. It is about this girl that is 15 now and she lives with a man named Ray who claims to be her father who kidnapped her from the aquarium when she was on a class field trip when […]

The Nation, by Terry Prachett

November 24, 2008

Enter to win a signed copy of the The Nation.  Watch the author, Terry Pratchett talk about his book on Youtube. Or check it out from the library. HarperTeen has several book trailers on youtube for your viewing pleasure.

Read Princess Diaries Online

November 24, 2008

Apparently you can read all of the Princess Diaries online at the Harper Collins website. Let me know if you actually read the whole book online. Browse Inside this book Get this for your site

Snowdays – Design a Virtual Snowflake

November 22, 2008

This is one of my favorite holiday websites! It lets you cut up a virtual piece of paper and then shows you what the snowflake looks like. You can write a message for your snowflake and let it fall with everyone elses. Mouse over other snowflakes to enlarge them and read their messages.You can print […]

Teen Writer’s Group Today! @ 4:30 PM

November 17, 2008

The teen writer’s group is a friendly atmosphere for teens interested in writing to learn and share.  The group meets once a month on the third Monday at 4:30 PM.  This is only the second meeting of the group and new members are free to join in at any time.

Winners of the Friends Writing Contest

November 10, 2008

The Friends of the Leesburg Library have announced the winners of their creativing writing competition. High school 1st place – “My Angel” Nichole Vanderpool — East Ridge High School 2nd place – “The Proposal” Julia Sexton — Eustis High School 3rd place – “Angels on Earth” Natasha Vashist — East Ridge High School Read the […]

Teen Review: In the Forests of the Night and Demon in my View

November 3, 2008

In the forests of the night– This book is amazing, it literally drags you in and keeps you there, wanting more, its like you cant get enough of it. Ameila Atwater-Rhodes makes vampires and witches all seem real, like they literally walk with us everyday and you never even know it. Demon in my view– […]

Results of the Mock Election

November 3, 2008

282 votes were cast in the Leesburg Public Library kids’ mock election.  Anyone under the age of 18 was welcomed to vote using a real touch screen voting booth that was used in previous elections.  All thirteen canidates running for president were listed. Voting took place between October 18 – 31, 2008. Results: 193 votes […]

Little Brother

November 1, 2008

1984 was a book I read in high school about a government that is constantly at war and always watching you. Does that sound familiar? The amazing part is the George Orwell wrote the book in 1948 before many of the things he described were technically possible. Now they are. Cory Doctorow has written a […]