Category Archives: Book Club

The Hate U Give

We met Thursday, June 14th to talk about The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. From the publisher: “Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The … Continue reading

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Ms. Marvel!

On Thursday, April 26th, we had our second book club of ALA’s Great Stories Club series, Growing up on the Margins. We read and discussed the first volume of Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson. If you haven’t read it yet, … Continue reading

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March: Book One Discussion

We had such a meaningful and engaging discussion on March 22nd, about March: Book One & March: Book Two. We began book club with this ice-breaker on privilege. It helped us start talking about what privilege means and the different kinds … Continue reading

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Growing Up Brave on the Margins: Great Stories Club 2018

The University Branch of the Seattle Public Library in partnership with Interagency Academy’s UDYC site has been awarded a fourth grant from the American Library Association’s Great Stories Club! This is a special “Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club … Continue reading

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UDYC Video Booktalks

UDYC Booktalks! Will Grayson, Will Grayson   The Party (multiple students!)

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Check out the Zine Collection at the University Branch!

All zines may be borrowed and returned when finished. If you have a zine you’d like added to the collection, please contact Kristy (young adult services librarian) at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library (206-684-4063).

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Romeo and Juliet

Our third and last book club of the Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide took place Thursday, June 1. We read Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) illustrated by Matt Weigle. We invited Susan Sakamoto from the … Continue reading

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story

We held our second book club of the Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide for It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini on Thursday, May 4th. We invited Eric Wirkman from Teen Link to provide a Youth Suicide Prevention … Continue reading

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An Intense and Important Discussion

The first book in the Great Stories Club grant, Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide, was Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Because the book deals with the heavy yet relevant themes of teen suicide and sexual … Continue reading

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Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide

The University Branch of the Seattle Public Library in partnership with Interagency Academy’s UDYC site has been awarded a third grant from the Great Stories Club! The teen services librarians at the downtown Central Library library have also been awarded … Continue reading

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