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Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. Whatever you're into, from sonnets to mysteries, from sci-fi stories to cell phone novels, you can find it all here.

Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists.

One life. Six words. What's Yours?  Can you tell the story of your life in just six words? Join thousands of storytellers on SMITHTeens, and have a chance to be in a future book of Six-Word Memoirs.  

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After School Tutorial and Homework Center

Day - Time - Tutoring Teacher

Monday - 3:15-4:15, Mr. Connelly, Miss Kanshaw, Miss Maund, Miss Vosberg

Tuesday - 3:15-4:15, Miss Aguayo, Miss Colangelo,  Miss Serratto, Miss Grover, and Miss Wekselgreene

Wednesday - 3:15-4:00, Miss Valletta, Miss Borcherdt, Miss Kuy 

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New Non-Fiction


Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell

Under threat of attack from the Japanese--and later, in captivity--U.S. military nurses in the Philippines continued their work despite few medical supplies and no food.  Foreword by First Lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans, ANC RVN.  Glossary.  List of nurses.  Select time line.  Endnotes. Bibliography.  Web-site resources.  Index.  Black-and-white and full-color maps, photographs, and reproductions of artifacts.


Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave by Shyima Hall

2000: Shyima Hall, a domestic slave, was smuggled from Egypt to Orange County by the family her parents sold her to at age eight.  She was finally rescued when she was twelve.  Epilogue.  Recipe for Mahshi warak areesh.

Summer Reading Scholarship Contest@San Bruno Public Library

Interested in an easy $1000 scholarship opportunity? Complete the Teen Summer Reading Program at the San Bruno Public Library for your chance to win a $1000 scholarship and receive other prizes, too! You can count your required outside reading for your English class as part of your participation in the program. Sign ups begin June 2nd at the San Bruno Public Library.  Click here for the reading log.

New Fiction


Straight Punch by Monique Polak

Kicked out of her school for tagging, Tessa finds an unlikely refuge at an alternative school where boxing is half the curriculum.


Panic by Lauren Oliver

Every summer, the graduating seniors in Carp, New York, play Panic.  The secretive game of escalating dares is exciting but risky...and, this year, potentially fatal.


I Have a Bad Feeling About This by Jeff Strand

Nine days at Strongwoods Surivival Camp have not turned Henry and the four other boys from "scrawny wimps" into men, so how can they take on three merciless gangsters?


Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

The history, according to Austin Szerba, of how he and his best friend, Robby, accidentally unleashed an apocalyptic army of six-foot-tall praying mantises.


The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe

Life with her violent, autistic younger brother is hard.  But when Daisy's parents decide to send him to an institution, Daisy feels anything but relief.


Willow by Tonya Cherie Hegamin

Willow's master taught her how to read, but she's not supposed to write.  So she stashes her diary in the trunk of a tree--where Cato, a free-born black man aiding fugitives, finds it.