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Western Springs Teens Review

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TFML Teen Reviews What to read, from the people who know

  • Sabotaged by Margaret Peterson Haddix
    Posted by Heather on June 29, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    In the book, Sabotaged, by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Jonah and Katherine have to help JB fix history and save their friend, Andrea, another missing kid from history. But, they soon find out that their mission was sabotaged by someone. But who? Read the book to find out. Review by hi_man124 […]

  • Professor Stewart’s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries
    Posted by Heather on June 29, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    It is mostly a fictional story of Hemlock Somes and Dr. Watsup but it has many mathematical mysteries. Review by Nat […]

  • Theodore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham
    Posted by Heather on June 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    I think that Theodore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham was a great book in the Theodore Boone series, and an incredible mystery. Anyone that loves a good mystery and likes/knows about lawyers and the law will love Theodore Boone: The Accused. This book has many plot twists, and is good for 5-7th grade. 🌟🌟🌟🌟… Continue reading Theodore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham […]

Summer Reading from Lyons Township High School

LTHS has selected a great list of titles to choose from this summer. If you need some guidance, we’ve sorted their list into categories based on what the reading experience is like. Are you more interested in reading about interesting characters, a good story, figuring out a puzzle, or thinking deeply about ideas? All of the same books are included. We have multiple copies of all of the books on the list and can help you find a book from the list that you’ll like to read!

Original list

Reading experience-based list

Available as ebooks or downloadable audio


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Tropical Sno Challenge

It’s back for the 4th year in a row – Heather’s TroSno (formerly Slurpee) Challenge.  Follow the instructions in the link above, and if Heather can’t find  you a book that’s good enough that you want to finish it, she’ll buy you a Tropical Sno Cone!