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New Fiction

A Sample of New Spring Book Titles

New Book Titles: Check out some of the 45 new titles we added in Winter.

 

 

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The Trouble in Me  by Jack Gantos

 

This fiery autobiographical novel captures a pivotal week or two in the life of fourteen-year-old Jack Gantos, as the author reveals the moment he began to slide off track as a kid who in just a few years would find himself locked up in a federal penitentiary for the crimes portrayed in the memoir Hole in My Life.

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Black Hole Sun by David Macinnis Gil

 

From School Library Journal, "Gr 9 Up–In this high-energy dystopian novel set on Mars, 16-year-old Durango and his crew of Regulators have been hired to protect a group of miners and their children from the cannibalistic Draeu, who are led by an evil, enigmatic queen in search of the miners' reputed treasure. The Regulators are vastly outnumbered, and this might be their last mission unless quick-witted Durango and his feisty lieutenant, Vienne, can come up with a plan."


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Me and Ear and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

 

From Kirkus reviews, "A frequently hysterical confessional from a teen narrator who won't be able to convince readers he's as unlikable as he wants them to believe."

 

 

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Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

One of Amazon.com's Best Books of 2015!

 

 

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Alligator Bayou by Donna Jo Napoli

An unforgettable  novel, based on a true story, about racism against Italian Americans in the South in 1899.

 

Books in Spanish

We have added over 40 books for the Spanish classroom.

More New Winter Titles

 

 

 

 

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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

 

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder—much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. And she’s more than a little startled when the body disappears into thin air. Soon Clary is introduced to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world and back to their own.

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The Carbon Diaries 2017 by Saci Lloyd

 

In this riveting sequel to the hit eco-thrillerThe Carbon Diaries 2015,Laura Brown, now a college student in London, chronicles the struggle England faces as the government tightens its grip on carbon rations. Laura is juggling two love interests, and her eco-punk band, the dirty angels, keeps landing gigs, so life is good...until a crackdown on rioting students forces her to flee the city. 

 

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Anathema by Colleen Coble

 

Visitors come to Parke County, Indiana to enjoy the lush farms, to buy the Amish quilts, and to experience the peaceful ways of the Amish families who live there. But when a double murder rocks this quiet community, the Amish residents resolve to forgive even this unfathomable offense.

 

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Out of Reach by Missy Johnson

 

Andy and I had been best friends since we were eight-years old. Watching him slowly fade away, ever closer to his final breath, made me so incredibly angry. I knew there was nothing I could do to change it--I had given in to despair, but Andy had not. He had one last hand to play. 

 


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Before I Fall

 

In this Groundhog Day meets Mean Girls teen hybrid, Sam Kingston is pretty, popular, and has a seemingly perfect boyfriend. But after a late-night party everything goes terribly wrong, and the life that she lived is gone forever. Or is it? "