Growing from a boy to a man is no easy task. Bodies are changing, social circles are evolving, hair is appearing in places it never was before -- and on top of it all, there's the ever-present pressure to conform to the typical idea of what it means to be "manly" and masculine. But it's easier to do if you're armed with facts.
New Teen Materials
"An anthology featuring award-winning diverse authors about diverse characters. Short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play explore such topics as gentrification, acceptance, untimely death, coming out, and poverty, and range in genre from contemporary realistic fiction to adventure and romance"-- Provided by publisher.
Every day in chemistry class, high school student and aspiring songwriter Lily Abbott is finding notes left to her by a mystery boy, love letters really, and she hopes they are from Lucas, a boy she is attracted to--so when she finds out they are really from, she is shocked and unsure about how to respond.
Princess Lia flees an unwanted marriage and expectations about her supernatural legacy only to be pursued by her jilted fianc©♭ and a ruthless assassin.
Secrets are revealed as OCD-afflicted Griffin grieves for his first love, Theo, who died in a drowning accident.
Collects two novels about the summer romances of two teenage girls, one working in a seaside resort and the other as a gas station coffee shop barista.
As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.
Nax's one-way trip back to Earth is cut short after the school is hijacked by terrorists. Now he and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots. In order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.-- adapted from info provided by Publisher,
After buying a lottery ticket on a whim, Maddie, a high school senior, finds herself the center of attention when she wins.
Not believing in true love, Blue never thought the warning that she will cause her true love's death would be a problem, but as her life is entangled in the world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.
"Sixteen-year-old Charlie has always been a tomboy, but when she accidentally becomes a makeup model, her newfound feminity draws her into an unknown social world, complete with guy troubles she's never had before"-- Provided by publisher.
In this fictionalized biography, a teenage Maggie Higgins struggles to balance her responsibilities to her family, society's expectations for women, and her desire to pursue her education and plan for the future.
Frustrated by the way women are treated--even at their progressive New York City high school--two best friends start a Women's Rights Club, post their essays and poems online, and watch it go viral, attracting positive support as well as trolls.
Sixteen-year-old Nathalie Baudin, the writer of a newspaper's daily morgue report, must use her supernatural visions to discover the identity of a killer targeting the young women of nineteenth-century Paris.
While searching for her missing sister, seventeen-year-old Lil nearly runs into Seven, a girl trying to escape flames that tore through the compound of the Sisterhood of the Light--and something worse.
Veronyka, sixteen, leaves her controlling sister and disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors who ride phoenixes into battle.
Aeduan joins forces with Iseult, a Threadwitch, and the magical girl, Owl, to stop a bloodthirsty horde of raiders from destroying a monastery that holds more than just faith, but to do so he must confront his own father--and his past.