Young Teen Page
Fall Programs for Grades 6-8
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New Fiction Books for the Fall…
Spy School: British Invasion by Stuart Gibbs
Stranded in Mexico after nearly capturing the leaders of SPYDER, thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley desperately needs to take a shower. But even more so, he and his spy school friends need to come up with a new plan to defeat their enemies, their only clue a key that opens…something.
Sky Chasers by Emma Carroll
Yesterday, Magpie was one of the best thieves in all of France. But an encouter with a boy dangling from the sky will change her life forever.
Honeybees and Frenemies by Kristi Wientge
Twelve-year-old Flor faces problems at home while spending a summer working at her parents’stor, partnering with former friend Candice for a pageant, and volunteering with a reclusive beekeeper.
Great New Non-Fiction…
Soaring Earth by Margarita Engle
Margarita Engle’s Childhood straddled two worlds: the lush, welcoming island of Cuba and the lonely, dream-soaked reality of Los Angeles. In this stirring companion memoir to Enchanted Air she masterfully details her teenage years against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War.
Viral: The Fight Against AIDS in America
It began in 1981 as a mystery. There was no official name, no known cause, and no hope for a cure. At first, it mostly showed up in gay men – some of the most marginalized people in the United States at that time. At its worst it killed more than fifty thousand Americans in a single year. It was AIDS.
Live-brary.com links you to FREE on demand online homework assistance program for all students in grades K-12, ESL, and GED in Suffolk County. It is easy to use. Log in with your East Hampton Library card and then enter your grade level and the subject you need help in. You will be connected to a qualified tutor who will provide general or specific homework help. Homework Help is available 7 days a week from 2-10pm.
Live-brary.com links you to research subject topic guides where librarians have done some of the research for you. Log in with your East Hampton Library card.
HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content–videos, animations, and simulations–on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge. Teachers project HippoCampus content during classroom learning and assign it for computer labs and homework. Students use the site in the evenings for study and exam prep. Users do not need to register or log in to use the site.
Battle of the Books
Looking forward to building a 2020 Team!
The Suffolk County Battle of the Books program is an inter-library competition between teams of teens focused on 8 young adult novels. Young Teens “battle” each other in a trivia style competition based off of facts from the selected books.
2017 Battle of the Books team – The Naked Mole Rats
2015 Team Award’s
East Hampton Emoticons
Team Choice & Sportsmanship
2014 Team Award’s
East Hampton Smarties