August’s Discussion

Hi Everyone, I know it took a few weeks for additional copies of Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom to come in so I’ve decided to not add another discussion for August. Copies of the book will be available to check out through the month of August. Happy reading! -Aimee

July’s Discussion for Afterworlds

*Please remember to only participate in the parts of the discussion you feel comfortable with. I know Afterworlds will be an emotional read for many of you, I had trouble getting through the first few chapters, so only participate in topics you want to engage with others on. The discussion is open! Feel free to…

July’s Discussion on Tessa Masterson….

The discussion is open! Feel free to comment with your questions of thought on the book. You can say you didn’t like the book as long as you stick to the rules of the group. Bashing and harassment will not be tolerated. Here is a refresher for the rules of posting to this group: if…

July’s 2nd Book Option

  Sorry for the delay in picking a second book option for July’s discussion. If you are looking for a lighter, funnier read than “Afterworlds” then pick up a copy of “Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom” by Emily Franklin and Brendan Halpin. Currently, we only have 2 copies available at Robbins but more will be arriving…

Apologies and Warning

Hi Everyone, I just started reading “Afterworlds” and felt a surge of emotions while reading the first few chapters. I’m not trying to give away any spoilers, but the book starts with a mass shooting. With the recent shooting in Orlando, I worry that this book might be overwhelming or upsetting for some readers. At…

July’s Books are Available Now!

Copies of Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld are available in the Teen Area now! Discussion of the book will begin Friday, July 1 and will be open through August. I know this is a long one, but it is supposed to be awesome! Don’t hesitate to disagree.🙂 -Aimee

June’s Discussion of Summer Prince

The discussion is open! Feel free to comment with your questions of thought on the book. You can say you didn’t like the book as long as you stick to the rules of the group. Bashing and harassment will not be tolerated. Here is a refresher for the rules of posting to this group: if…

June’s Title Available Now

Just in time for the long weekend, June’s books are available in the Teen Area now! The discussion will be open from Wednesday, June 1 through the month of July. Happy Reading! -Aimee .

May’s Discussion on Symptoms of Being Human

The discussion is open! Feel free to comment with your questions of thought on the book. You can say you didn’t like the book as long as you stick to the rules of the group. Bashing and harassment will not be tolerated. Here is a refresher for the rules of posting to this group: if…

April’s Discussion on Beyond Magenta

The discussion is open! Feel free to comment with your questions of thought on the book. You can say you didn’t like the book as long as you stick to the rules of the group. Bashing and harassment will not be tolerated. Here is a refresher for the rules of posting to this group: if…

April’s Title: Beyond Magenta

Welcome to Robbins Library’s Teen LGBTQ+ Book Group!  My name is Aimee, I am the Teen Services Librarian at the Robbins Library in Arlington, and I will be helping to facilitate this online book group. The first title we will be discussing is Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin.  Copies of the…

Welcome!

You have found this blog and are now in an exclusive book group just for teens. Goals: to have fun discussing books to foster insightful, non-threatening discussion of readings, ideas and experiences in a safe online space In order to meet the goals of this group, we need everyone to be respectful of each other. Here…