New Teen Materials

Beheld / Alex Flinn. cover
Kendra, a witch, meets James, another witch, in Salem, Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials, and he rescues her. This is the story of the three hundred years Kendra spends looking for James, while helping those around her find love.
Asylum seekers / Frank Wright. cover
Explores the history of asylees in North America, including the process by which a person receives asylum and examples of cases where people have found safe haven in North America.
Middle Eastern immigrants / Ed Warms ; senior consulting editor, Stuart Anderson, former Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning, US. Citizenship and Immigration Services ; introduction by M... cover
Details the experiences of Middle Eastern immigrants to the United States and Canada, covering why they left, how they keep traditions alive, and the future of Middle Eastern immigration.
Genetic engineering / Martin Thompson. cover
Examines the issue of genetic engineering, covering its uses, how it has affected the world, and the pros and cons of the practice.
Coming out and seeking support / Robert Rodi and Laura Ross ; foreword by Kevin Jennings founder, GLSEN (The Gay Lesbian & Stright Education Network). cover
The experience of publicly identifying oneself as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is deeply personal for each individual. Rodi and Ross examine issues and questions that are shared by all LGBT teenagers, and include information on groups that provide support to young people coming out.
A confederacy of dunces / John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy. cover
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work.
Theodore Roosevelt's presidency / Heather E. Schwartz. cover
Examines the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt.
Bless me, Ultima / Rudolfo A. Anaya. cover
Chronicles the story of an alienated New Mexico boy who seeks an answer to his questions about life in his relationship with Ultima, a magical healer.
An eagle in the snow / Michael Morpurgo. cover
In 1940 England, stuck in a train tunnel while German fighter jets fly overhead, Barney hears an unlikely story of a highly decorated World War I soldier who once had a chance to kill young Adolf Hitler.
Yoga hosers / Invincible Pictures presents a Starstream Media production in association with Abbolita Films and XYZ Films ; produced by Jennifer Schwalbach, Jordan Monsanto, Liz Destro ; written an... cover
Fifteen-year-olds Colleen Collette and Colleen McKenzie are on their smartphones constantly, sing in a small band, and take yoga classes. The girls will do just about anything to receive an invitation to a senior party. But when they discover the leader of a Nazi splinter group has been raising an army of monsters beneath the store where they work, the teens team up with a legendary man-hunter to stop the world-threatening uprising.
Fire color one / Jenny Valentine. cover
Following her fortune-hunting mother's plan, a teenaged arsonist meets her wealthy, dying father, the owner of a priceless art collection, only to discover that the stories she has been told about him all her life might not have been true.
The dictators : who they were and how they influenced our world / Jules Archer ; foreword and update by Brianna DuMont. cover
"The Dictators is a fascinating presentation of eighteen of this century's most powerful dictators, representing fourteen countries. Their lives, political and social theories, and their achievements, good and bad, are carefully examined. Learn how men like Lenin, Hitler, and Franco influenced their people and changed the world. Discover why a country will accept and support the rule of a dictator"-- Provided by publisher.
The Dark Days pact / by Alison Goodman. cover
"In 1812, Lady Helen, taking refuge for the summer in Brighton, learns the Dark Days Club has a secret mission for her"-- Provided by publisher.
After the fall / Kate Hart. cover
In a story told from two viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Raychel relies on the support of her overachieving best friend Matt while secretly sleeping with his brother Andrew, and Matt tries to play hero and hide how much he loves her.
Caraval / Stephanie Garber. cover
Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their ruthless father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the legendary, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, Scarlett's long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor whom she has just met, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval's mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season's Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner. Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nevertheless becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with the other players in the game. And whether Caraval is real or not, she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over or a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.
Starfall / Melissa Landers. cover
"A displaced princess and her best-friend-with-benefits must take down an intergalactic mafia endangering the lives of the outer realm's settlers"-- Provided by publisher.
The careful undressing of love / Corey Ann Haydu. cover
The girls of Devonairre Street in Brooklyn, who have always been told that they are cursed to cause the deaths of anyone who falls in love with them, do not regard the curse as real until the sudden, violent death of a boy they all loved.
The murderer's ape / Jakob Wegelius ; translated from the Swedish by Peter Graves. cover
When her best friend, the sailor Henry Koskela, is falsely accused of murder, a gorilla named Sally Jones visits the run-down docks of Lisbon, embarks on a dizzying journey across the seven seas, and calls on the Maharaja of Bhapur's magnificent court--all in an attempt to clear Henry's name.
City of saints and thieves / Natalie C. Anderson. cover
Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.
Silver stars : a front lines novel / Michael Grant. cover
During the summer of 1943, women soldiers Frangi, Rainy, and Rio accompany the American Army to Sicily to fight on the front lines.
Exo / Fonda Lee. cover
"For a century now, Earth has been a peaceful colony of an alien race, and Donovan Reyes is a loyal member of the security forces, while his father is the Prime Liaison--but when a routine search and seizure goes bad Donovan finds himself a captive of the human revolutionary group, Sapience, terrorists who seem to prefer war to alien rule, and killing Donovan just might be the incident they are looking for." -- Provided by publisher.
At the edge of the universe / Shaun David Hutchinson. cover
When his best friend-turned-boyfriend goes missing and seems to be remembered by nobody else, Ozzie begins to believe that the universe is shrinking and forges ties with a new friend while struggling to figure out what is happening.