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Ready for a Breath of Fresh Gameplay?

I have long been a fan of Zelda games, having beaten some multiple times. With each new game, I continue to find myself further engrossed in the mystique and intrigue that the world of Hyrule always embodied. It's long been a world filled with unique characters, elaborate stories, and inventive use of items going well beyond just simple weapons.

So when Nintendo announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild a few years back, I could not wait to get my hands on it.

DPPL now offers the game in both Nintendo Switch or Wii U formats.

Now that I've had some time to play through the game for myself, here are my thoughts for those of you still on the fence.

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Read it! Loved it! Teen Titles For Everyone.

Brenda's blog about the Youth Media Awards from a couple weeks ago got me thinking about the best books for teens that I read in 2016.

​I use the Youth Media Awards to help me gage how I am doing with my reading....and by that standard, I did not do very well this year.

True confession: I read ONLY ONE book for teens that appeared on the list of winners chosen by my fellow librarians and literature experts.

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