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Teen Picks

Teen Picks: “Unorthodox Jukebox” by Bruno Mars

Material Type: Music
Album Title: Unorthodox Jukebox
Artist: Bruno Mars

What is it about or what kind of music is it? It’s R&B mixed with a bit of 80’s pop and some soul.

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up: I loved it. His first album was better. But, dosen’t that always happen. I heard about it cause I heard Locked out of Heaven on the radio. I avoided it for a while cause that song is so diffrent from his first album. Then, I heard “When I was Your Man and Treasure”  and decided to listen to it.

Star Rating4stars It was really good. I’ve already told my friends about it.

I would suggest this for: Everyone!

Name: The Doctor

Grade and School: Tardis High School

Thanks for the review, Doctor! ;)

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Teen Picks: Believe by Justin Bieber

Believe by Justin Bieber

What kind of music is it? its pop music

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up: I like justin bieber so I saw it and I was like omg this is the best thing in the world

Star Rating: 5 Stars for rating the book It was awesome! Everyone should check this out!

I would suggest this for: teenagers who like pop music

Reviewed by: Destini, 7th grade, LMCMS

Thanks for the review Destini!

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Teen Picks: “Glass Houses” by Rachel Caine

Glass Houses by Rachel Caine

What is it about? This series is a new take on vampires living with humans in their own confined town in Texas. Founder Amelie a long time Vampire Queen struggles to accept human rights. Early admission college student Claire Danvers struggles to find herself, gain independence and stay safe in the danger ridden town. Read More..

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Teen Picks: “Bunheads” by Sophie Flack

Bunheads by Sophie Flack

What is it about? This novel is about a highschool professional ballerina. She makes a point of how being a ballerina is not at all easy and how it is much more work that they strive to make it appear. Read More..

Teen Picks: The Dark Knight Rises Movie

The Dark Knight Rises directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale

What is it about? The Dark Knight Rises is about when Bruce Wayne goes in to hiding. Then after eight years he comes out and a new power has arisen. His name is Bane.

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up? I thought it was a great movie . I picked it up because one of my friends suggested it.

Star Rating: 4stars It was really good. I’ve already told my friends about it.

I would suggest this for: DC And Marvel fans

Review by: A.J., 7th grade, South Junior High

Thanks for the review, A.J.! 

Teen Picks: Period 8 by Chris Crutcher

Period 8 by Chris Crutcher

What is it about ? A teenage boy who finds his 8th period teacher is the person to talk to about his most recent troubles.

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up? I thought it was great, but I read all of Chris Crutcher’s books. This one happens to be the newest release by Chris Crutcher.

Star Rating:5 Stars for rating the book It was awesome! Everyone should check this out!

I would suggest this for: teenage boys

Reviewed by Matthew, 9th Grade

 

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Teen Picks: The Muppets Movie

The Muppets written by Jason Segal, starring Jason Segal and Amy Adams

What is it about? With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. By putting on a show.

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up: I liked it! I’ve been wanting to watch it ever since it came out.

Star Rating: 4stars It was really good. I’ve already told my friends about it.

I would suggest this for: younger kids 

Review by: Nikita, 8th grade, South Middle School

 

Teen Picks: Survivalcraft for iPad

Survivalcraft (for iPad) 

What kind of game is it and what is it about? Building things with blocks. Animals can be made with eggs. Things or animals can be destroyed. The built space can be made available for other people/players to visit it.

What did you think of it?: It is fun to build things. I can be creative. It is easy to use it.

Star Rating 4stars It was really good. I’ve already told my friends about it.

I would suggest this for: Most ages

Review by: Chloe, 6th grade, Southwest Middle School

Thanks for the review, Chloe! 

Teen Picks: “Operation Yes” by Sarah Lewis Holmes

Operation Yes by Sarah Lewis Holmes

What is it about or what kind of music is it? A group of kids create an operation to help their favorite teacher. Her method of teaching is to always say yes. Read More..

Teen Picks: “Fablehaven” by Brandon Mull

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

What is it about or what kind of music is it? A boy and a girl go on adventures in their grandpa’s woods. They meet magical creatures.

What did you think of it & why did you pick it up? It was assigned as a book club read and I think it is very action filled.

Star Rating: 5 Stars for rating the book It was awesome! Everyone should check this out!

I would suggest this for: Fantasy Readers

Review by: Caleb J, 7th grade

Thanks for the review, Caleb!