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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: Social Media

Middle School Book Battle

FICTION BOOKS

The right hook of Devin Velma by Jake Burt

Call Number: FIC BUR

ISBN: 978-1-25016862-7

Even though he suffers from social anxiety, twelve-year-old Addison agrees to help his best friend achieve social media fame while at a nationally-televised NBA game.

 

Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz

Call Number: FIC MOS

ISBN: 978-1-45213839-8

Told through emails, text messages, journal entries, and blog posts, two fans of a popular TV show become friends online, but soon realize the bond between them is more than fan fiction in this story of friendship and love through social media in the digital age.

 

Bad girls with perfect faces by Lynn Weingarten

Call Number: FIC WEI

ISBN: 978-1-48141860-7

Seventeen-year-old Sasha, desperate to save her best friend Xavier from more heartache, creates a social media trap for his ex-girlfriend with the hopes of exposing her cheating ways, but Sasha's plan takes a dangerous turn that dramatically changes the course of everyone's life.

NONFICTION BOOKS

Facebook safety and privacy by Tracy Brown.

Call Number: 006.7 BRO

ISBN: 978-1-44889569-4

This book describes how you can enjoy the power of Facebook while maintaining an appropriate level of privacy.

 

Thinking critically : social networking by Andrea C. Nakaya

Call Number: 006.7 NAK

ISBN: 978-1-60152-588-8

Introduces social networking issues and examines the pros and cons of the debate.

 

Is social media good for society? By Andrea C. Nakaya

Call Number: 302.23 NAK

ISBN: 978-1-68282-068-1

Social networking is one of the most common online activities, and integral to the lives of people around the world. Issues are discussed clearly and objectively, with added insight from experts and others, in these chapters: How So Social Media Affect Personal Relationships? Have Social Media Contributed to a Loss of Privacy? How Have Social Media Influenced Politics? Are People Too Dependent on Social Media?


 

Online communication and social networking by Jim Whiting

Call Number: 303.48 WHI

ISBN: 1-60152-190-1

Examines the development of online communication and social networking and discusses related issues such as online dangers, such as cyberbullying and identity theft, and explores the future of online social media.

 

Social networking by Roman Espejo

Call Number: 343.7309 SOC

ISBN: 978-0-7377-5832-0

Contains sixteen articles that provide varying perspectives on the legal issues of social networking as they relate to teens, including whether the sites should be banned at school and public libraries, cyberbullying, privacy and free speech issues, and copyright laws.