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Fantasy Fiction in the Teen Place

July 30, 2015 by teenservices  
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Of Poseidonby Banks, AnnaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Galen, prince of the Syrena, is sent to land to find a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. He finds Emma and after several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, Galen becomes convinced Emma holds the key to his kingdom.
Shadow and Boneby Bardugo, [...]

If you liked the Twilight Saga try these

July 30, 2015 by teenservices  
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The Hallowed Onesby Bickle, LauraCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Amish teen Katie smuggles a gravely injured young man, an outsider, into her family’s barn despite the elders’ ruling that no one can come in or out of the community while some mysterious and massive unrest is wreaking havoc in the “English” world.
Titheby Black, HollyCheck [...]

GLBTQ

July 29, 2015 by teenservices  
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FICTION
I Am Jby Beam, CrisCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a “real boy” and [...]

If you like the Mortal Instruments series read these

July 29, 2015 by teenservices  
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Wicked Lovelyby Marr, MelissaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Rule #3: Don’t stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty–especially if they learn of her Sight–and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. Rule #2: Don’t speak to [...]

If you are waiting to read Paper Towns

June 17, 2015 by teenservices  
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Stories about missing people:
Reality Checkby Abrahams, PeterCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody’s college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.
Shiftby Bradbury, JenniferCheck [...]

2015 SHS Summer Reading

June 8, 2015 by teenservices  
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Required Accelerated and AP English
The Alchemistby Coelho, PauloCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A fable about undauntingly following one’s dreams, listening to one’s heart, and reading life’s omens features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being.
1984by Orwell, GeorgeCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. [...]

HEHS 2015

June 8, 2015 by teenservices  
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Everyone reads 1
Before We Were Freeby Alvarez, JuliaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.
A Long Way Goneby Beah, IshmaelCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A human rights [...]

2015 CHS Summer Reading

June 8, 2015 by teenservices  
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Ball Don’t Lieby Pena, MattCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers–including his own past–that threaten his dream of playing professionally.
Breathing Underwaterby Flinn, AlexCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Sent to counseling [...]

Teen Scene May

May 5, 2015 by teenservices  
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New Teen books and program information.

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New Manga & Graphic Novels May

May 5, 2015 by teenservices  
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