Prince William Public Library System
Bookworm Central: Explore New Worlds
Young Adults entering 6th through 12th grade
June 11 - August 11
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Weekly themes:

  • Virginia: June 19 - 25
  • Flight: June 26 - July 2
  • Folklore: July 3 - 9
  • I Spy: July 10 - 16
  • Music: July 17 - 23
  • Maker: July 24 - 30
  • Pets: July 31 - 6
  • Heroes: August 7 - 13
  • Universe: August 14 - 19

Out of the Easy
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This was a very inspiring book. I think that the message behind the book was that no matter how you are brought up, that doesn't define who you are-- you can become someone who's inspiring. Even though I was kind of reluctant to read it at first, I would rate this book 5/5 stars.


Sky Raiders
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Brandon Mull really succeeded while creating the world to go along with his fantastic plot in this great read.


Skulduggery Pleasant: The Faceless Ones
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It was a charming and adventurous tale full of intense fight scenes, witty humor, and an intricately crafted plot.


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas is about a 16-year-old girl named Starr who lives in the "hood." She goes to a nice private school that she says is "full of white people and no black people." The main point of the book is surrounded by the fact that she saw her best friend shot by a police officer. As she goes through the legal and emotional process of understanding what happened, she learns more about her community and her friends.
I liked this book because it directs its focus around police brutality and the racial discrimination in our country. Angie Thomas created a great story in which she interlaced those two major topics and made the story interesting enough for younger audiences. I would highly recommend this book to anyone.