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  • Teen Leadership Committee

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    Corinth Library is forming a Teen Leadership Committee in Spring 2020! This volunteer opportunity will allow you to gain leadership skills, support your local library and speak up about the issues that matter to your community and world. Sound vague? That's because you'll help us decide what the Teen Leadership Council does. Along with other members and a librarian, you'll choose what projects to work on that have a real impact in your community.

  • Share Your Voice

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    The Library's literary arts magazine, elementia, is currently accepting teen art and writing for consideration in our next issue! Submit today!

Latest Content

Teen Review
Crown of Coral and Pearl cover
Mara Rutherford
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

Once a generation in the aquatic village of Varenia, when the prince of Ilara-a nearby kindgom-comes of age, the most beautiful girl of age is chosen to marry the prince. Nor and Zadie, two twins, and the most beautiful girls in Varenia, have been hounded by their mother for their entire lives to maintain their beauty, as she does not want to pass up the chance to have a princess as a daughter. Due to an accident years prior to this "choosing," Nor saves Zadie's life in an accident and receives a small scar, and her hopes of setting foot on land are destroyed... Until Zadie is injured,...

Teen Review
Girls Like Us Cover
Randi Pink
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

As a teen invested in equal rights, I really enjoyed this book. I didn't know much history about this topic and because of that the most compelling aspect of the book is how it provided a new perspective. Lots of other teens like me will find this book informative and inspiring, and that is what makes it awesome. I also love books that have multiple POVs and make each person’s story come together in the end, and this book did a really good job with that. I think publishing novels like this one is really important to the current generation. We need books like this to empower us to do better...

Teen Review
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Lauren Morrill
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Monday, Jan 6, 2020

Maritza, a 17 year-old who just finished junior year of high school, has the summer all planned out until her mother leaves. She is forced to go into foster care where her past is revealed and she is faced with decisions she never thought she would have to make. Maritza is a very relatable character because she is always questioning what would be best for everyone in her life. She also feels like there is not one specific group she belongs to, and that creates some conflict with herself. I wasn’t disappointed with book at all; the ending wasn’t what I expected, but it was really good!

Teen Review
 Stormrise cover
Jillian Boehme
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Monday, Dec 9, 2019

Not unlike Disney's "Mulan", Rain, daughter of a Neshu grandmaster and a Neshu fighter herself, is unwilling to let her twin brother and father leave to fight in the war. Especially because when she'd been little, she and her brother had fallen sick, and Rain was accidentally given the medicine reserved for the family's only son- leaving her brother with slight cognitive scars. Certain that her brother won't return from the battlefield, Rain disguises herself as a man and goes in his place, making every move to remain undiscovered including taking a powder to hide her monthly bleed. Many...

Teen Review
Patron Saints of Nothing Cover
Randy Ribay
Reviewer's Rating: 
5
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

Jay Reguero, a Filipino-American high-school senior, is living a comfortably mundane life in Michigan. When he learns of his cousin and childhood best friend Jun's murder as a part of Duterre's drug war, regret and a thirst for truth propels him to travel to Manila to discover the truth of Jun’s suspicious death. This poignantly written novel about identity, loss, and heritage will touch hearts everywhere - a must-read for any age!

As one of the "hyphenated" (Peruvian-American), this book touched my heart. The guilt the main protagonist feels for his comfortable life in America and...

Teen Review
Beverly, Right Here cover
Kate DiCamillo
Reviewer's Rating: 
5
Monday, Dec 2, 2019

After Beverly's dog runs away she knows that she needs to leave, to get away from her drunk mother, her kind friends, and her dead dog. She doesn't know where she's going, but when she gets to a crooked little house by a crooked little sea, Beverly knows it is where she is going to stay, even if she won't admit it to herself. Beverly wants to keep to herself, but who knows if she will be able to keep away from the people who want to befriend her. The kindness inside of the book that is shown by all of the characters is super compelling. Although there is enough conflict to make the plot,...

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