New Teen Materials

The outsiders : the complete novel / An American Zoetrope Production ; screenplay by Kathleen Knutsen Rowell ; based on the novel by S.E. Hinton ; produced by Fred Roos and Gray Frederickson ; vers... cover
Three brothers and their friends are on the poor side of the rich-poor divide in their small town. When members of both groups show signs of friendliness to the other, those who want things to stay the way they are seek to punish the transgressors.
Creative coding in python : 30+ programming projects in art, games, and more / Sheena Vaidyanathan. cover
Creative Coding in Python teaches the fundamentals of computer programming and demonstrates how to code 30+ fun, creative projects using Python, a free, intuitive, open-source programming language that's one of the top five most popular worldwide and one of the most popular Google search terms in the U.S. Computer science educator Sheena Vaidyanathan helps kids understand the fundamental ideas of computer programming and the process of computational thinking using illustrations, flowcharts, and pseudocode, then shows how to apply those essentials to code exciting projects in Python.
TT : Earth one. Volume two / written by Jeff Lemire ; art by Andy MacDonald ; colors by Brad Anderson, with Allen Passalaqua ; lettered by Jared K. Fletcher. cover
"The sequel to the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling original graphic novel is here with TEEN TITANS: EARTH ONE VOL. 2! Picking right up after the cliffhanger ending to the first volume, Cyborg, Beast Boy, Terra and Aqualad are in desperate straits--they're homeless, destitute, and on the run from Cadmus, the project that created them. Unfortunately, Cadmus has more surprises up its sleeve... and a whole new set of teenage weapons, with none of the bothersome morals of the originals! From writer Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH, ANIMAL MAN) and illustrator Andy McDonald comes the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed original graphic novel in TEEN TITANS: EARTH ONE VOL. 2!"-- Provided by publisher.
Superman for all seasons / Jeph Loeb, writer ; Tim Sale, artist ; Bjarne Hansen, Jose Villarrubia, Mark Chiarello, colorists ; Richard Starkings, letterer. cover
"In this coming-of-age tale, witness the experiences and adventures that transform a simple country boy into the world's greatest hero. Told through the course of four seasons in the Man of Steel's adolescent life, it illustrates that it is the person, not the powers, that makes Superman a hero. The catalyst for the Smallville television program, SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS is emotional and insightful, humanizing the alien from another planet so that he is not only realistic but also relatable. It also features in-depth characterizations of Lana Lang, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane and the Kents."-- Provided by publisher.
Nancy Drew : the palace of wisdom / writer Kelly Thompson ; artist Jenn St. Onge ; colorist Triona Farrell ; letterer Ariana Maher. cover
"Nancy Drew is seventeen and good at everything, especially solving crimes. But her totally-in-control-and-obviously-running-perfectly-smooth-(but-not-really ) life hits a snag when a mysterious message drags her back to the hometown she left behind. There she'll have to find out which of her friends are still her friends, which are enemies, and who exactly is trying to kill her...and (hopefully) stop them before they succeed."--Provided by publisher.
Love, Stargirl / Jerry Spinelli. cover
Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania.
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz ; adapted by Jean Mendoza and Debbie Reese. cover
"Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity. The original academic text is fully adapted by renowned curriculum experts Debbie Reese and Jean Mendoza, for middle-grade and young adult readers to include discussion topics, archival images, original maps, recommendations for further reading, and other materials to encourage students, teachers, and general readers to think critically about their own place in history"-- Provided by publisher.
Stargirl / Jerry Spinelli. cover
In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.
Patron saints of nothing / Randy Ribay. cover
When seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero learns his Filipino cousin and former best friend, Jun, was murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.
Understanding memes and internet satire / Jeff Mapua. cover
"Memes and Internet satire are everywhere online. They come and go so quickly, it's hard to understand what they even mean. Readers take a closer look at this modern phenomenon in a thoughtful and accessible way. They will explore the early days of memes including where the name comes from and how they spread throughout the web. This book investigates the world of Internet satire including the rise of fake news and the trouble humor can cause when they go too far. A helpful glossary and resources to further readers' learning are provided inside."--Amazon.com.
The African American press / Derek Miller. cover
Many important Americans, including W. E. B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, and Frederick Douglass, had ties to newspapers that advocated for equal rights, discussed issues central to the lives of African Americans, and reported on stories the mainstream press refused to cover. The legacy of the African American press is one that carries on today. This essential volume reveals the black press's role in the abolition of slavery, the establishment of civil rights, desegregation, and today's fight against racism and prejudice. -- Amazon.com.
Women heroes of World War II : 32 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue / Kathryn J. Atwood. cover
In this expanded edition, readers will encounter six new profiles of amazing women, as well as a new section on the Soviet Union. Noor Inayat Khan was the first female radio operator sent into occupied France and transferred crucial messages to the Resistance. Johtje Vos, a Dutch housewife, hid Jews in her home and repeatedly outsmarted the Gestapo. Law student Hannie Schaft became involved in the most dangerous resistance work -- sabotage, weapons transference, and assassinations. In these pages, young readers will meet these and many other similarly courageous women and girls who risked their lives to help defeat the Nazis. An overview of World War II and summaries of each country's involvement provide a framework for better understanding each woman's unique circumstances, and resources for further learning follow each profile.
The enemy of both sides / The Enemy of Both Sides writers, Steve Orlando, Tim Seely, Rafael Scavone, Rafael Albuquerque, Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl, Mairghread Scott, Greg Rucka, Liam Sharp, Fa... cover
"At the orders of Aztek, Diana and Artemis join her for a trip to Mexico, but there's no sightseeing on the agenda. Instead, they must rescue a long-lost Amazon who's being held captive by rogue deity Tezcatlipoca, who's trying to break into our world. Can these three heroes save the missing Amazon, stop a raging god and not kill one another in the process?"-- Provided by publisher.
Stephen McCranie's space boy. Volume 4 / written and illustrated by Stephen McCranie. cover
Just when Amy finally feels she's made a true connection with Oliver, something threatens their entire relationship, possibly forever.
Star Wars, Doctor Aphra. Volume 5, Worst among equals / writer, Simon Spurrier ; penciler, Emilio Laiso with Andrea Broccardo ; color artist, Rachelle Rosenberg ; artist, Caspar Wijngaard ; lettere... cover
"Stuck in a massive alien metropolis, Aphra has ten hours to cross the hostile megacity before the bomb implanted in her throat explodes. And don't forget the pack of bounty hunters and crazed cops that are on her tail. No big deal, right? But there's one more wrinkle: Aphra can't stray more than a few paces from her companion without activating the bomb's proximity alert and blowing both of them up. And that companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderous droid who's more interested in Aphra's death than in playing nice! With undead hunters, monster trappers and the foulest divisions of the Imperial war machine between Aphra and salvation, is this the end for the galaxy's foremost amoral archaeologist?" -- back cover.