Two more reviews for your delight and delectation! A book you can finish in a day: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang In Real Life is a graphic novel that features both the real-world and game-world lives of two players: one American girl who plays for fun, one Chinese boy who plays for a living. The expressive… Read more »
…diorama, that is! Build an awesome diorama with a shoe-box and marshmallow Peeps and show off your skillz for a chance to win awesome prizes. Rules, entry forms, and your free marshmallow Peeps await you in The Vault. So what are you waiting for?
Are you ready for Teen Tech Week? I hope you are, because it’s here already! TODAY, 3:30-6:30pm: Tech Open House in The Vault Drop in to The Vault anytime from 3:30-6:30 today to play with awesome tech toys (including Sphero the Robotic Ball!) and try your hand at programming with Scratch. Stay as long as you like! No registration required…. Read more »
The deadline approaches for the 2015 Creative Writing Contest. Writers of short fiction and poetry could potentially win up to $50 for having the best work in their age group! Send in your entries by Sunday, March 15! Writers can enter up to two entries per category in Short Story (Fiction) or Poetry. Short stories by authors in grades 3-8… Read more »
A book you started but never finished: The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason Meh. A good concept with poor delivery. Too many things going on, not enough character development, mixed messages. Why is the time travel subplot in there anyways? What does it add apart from some hokey “different time periods are different” misunderstandings? Oh, right, a convenient (yet wholly unconvincing) romantic… Read more »