Teen Books

These teen books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Blackout / Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon.
" A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks… A first meeting. Long-time friends. Bitter exes. And maybe the beginning of something new. When the lights go out, pe…
The Marvelous / Claire Kann.
"Everyone thinks they know Jewel Van Hanen. Heiress turned actress turned social media darling who created the massively popular video-sharing app, Golden Rule. After mysteriously disappearing for a year, Jewel makes her dramatic return with an announceme…
Every body shines : sixteen stories about living fabulously fat / edited by Cassandra Newbould.
"Fat girls and boys and nonbinary teens are: friends who lift each other up, heroes who rescue themselves, big bodies in space, intellects taking up space, and bodies looking and feeling beautiful. They express themselves through fashion, sports and other…
The box in the woods / Maureen Johnson.
"Amateur sleuth Stevie Bell needs a good murder. After catching a killer at her high school, she’s back at home for a normal (that means boring) summer. But then she gets a message from the owner of Sunny Pines, formerly known as Camp Wonder Falls—the sit…
Any way the wind blows / Rainbow Rowell.
"In 'Carry On', Simon Snow and his friends realized that everything they thought they understood about the world might be wrong. And in 'Wayward Son', they wondered whether everything they understood about themselves might be wrong. In 'Any Way the Wind B…
This poison heart / Kalynn Bayron.
"Briseis has a gift: with a single touch she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms. When Briseis's aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New York, Bri and her parents hope that surrounded by plants and flowers, she will finally le…
A chorus rises / Bethany C. Morrow.
"Teen influencer Naema Bradshaw has it all: she's famous, stylish, gorgeous - and she's an Eloko, a charismatic person gifted with a melody that people adore. Everyone loves her - until she's cast as the villain who exposed a Siren to the whole world. Dra…
Tokyo ever after / Emiko Jean.
"Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in—it's not easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother, it’s always been Izumi—or Izzy, because 'It’s easier this way'—and her mom against t…
May the best man win / ZR Ellor.
"Jeremy Harkiss, cheer captain and student body president, won't let coming out as a transgender boy ruin his senior year. Instead of bowing to the bigots and outdated school administration, Jeremy decides to make some noise--and how better than by challe…
Policing and race : the debate over excessive use of force / by Jim Gallagher.
"How and when police use force, and what constitutes excessive force, is central to the debate over policing and race. This book examines use-of-force policies and training, militarization of police, the role of body cameras and video, officer accountabil…
Running on empty : sleeplessness in American teens / Connie Goldsmith.
"Young adults need eight to ten hours of sleep each night, yet nearly half fail to get the sleep they need, and nearly a third have fallen asleep in school due to insufficient sleep. So many Americans—both teens and adults—lack quality sleep that the Cent…
You don't have to be everything : poems for girls becoming themselves / edited by Diana Whitney ; illustrations by Cristina González, Kate Mockford, Stephanie Singleton.
"Poetry awakens your inner world and makes all your feelings come alive. Poetry lights up your imagination and brings you home to yourself. The poets in this collection write about the wonder, pain, joy, and confusion of being human right now. They speak …
You were made for me / Jenna Guillaume.
"Sixteen-year-old Katie Camilleri can't believe she's accidentally created a teenage boy. A boy six-feet tall with floppy hair and eyes like the sky on a clear summer's day. A boy whose lips taste like cookie dough and whose skin smells like springtime. A…
This light between us : a novel of World War II / Andrew Fukuda.
"It is 1935. Ten-year-old Alex Maki, from Bainbridge Island, just off the coast of Washington State, is disgusted when he's forced to become pen pals with Charlie Lévy of Paris, France - a girl. But in spite of Alex's reluctance, their letters continue to…
Percy St.-John and the chronicle of secrets / E. A. Allen.
An unbreakable cipher, a dead priest with expensive shoes, a hermit who converses with saints, an angry French girl, and much more might stop an ordinary fifteen-year-old safe-cracking genius, but not Percy St.-John. He's out to prove he did not steal a m…
Ace of spades / Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé.
Devon Richards and Chiamaka Adebayo, two students at Niveus Private Academy, are selected to be part of the elite school's senior class prefects and struggle against an anonymous bully who reveals all of their secrets.
Instructions for dancing / Nicola Yoon.
"After picking up a book from the library, Evie--who has given up on love--gains the ability to see how other people's romantic relationships will end"--Provided by publisher.
Some girls do / Jennifer Dugan.
"Morgan, an elite track athlete, is forced to transfer high schools late in her senior year after it turns out being queer is against her private Catholic school’s code of conduct. Ruby loves nothing more than tinkering with her baby-blue 1970 Ford Torino…
The last secret you'll ever keep / Laurie Faria Stolarz.
"Four days . . . Trapped in a well, surrounded by dirt, scratching at the walls trying to find a way out. Four days of a thirst so strong, that when it finally rains, I drink as much as possible from the dripping walls, not even caring how much dirt comes…
A better, bad idea / Laurie Devore.
"Evelyn Peters is desperate. Desperate for a way out of McNair Falls, the dying southern town that's held her captive since the day she was born. Desperate to protect her little sister from her mother's terrifying and abusive boyfriend. And desperate to c…
Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask / Anton Treuer.
"From...Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from 'Why is there such a fuss about nonnative people wearing Indian costumes for Halloween?' to 'Why …
The murder game / Carrie Doyle.
"Luke Chase never wanted to get caught up in a murder. When his roommate Oscar convinces Luke to break the rules and sneak out of their boarding school dorm one night, it sounds like fun. They'll meet up with a couple of girls in the forest, have a good t…
Where the road leads us / Robin Reul.
"Jack is on the verge for leaving for college, but before he does, he wants to track down his estranged brother, Alex and find some closure in the wake of their father's death. Meanwhile, Hallie has just found out some upsetting news about a friend in Ore…
Blessed monsters / Emily A. Duncan.
"The girl, the monster, the prince, the queen. They broke the world. And some things can never be undone."--book jacket.
She's too pretty to burn / Wendy Heard.
"The summer is winding down in San Diego. Veronica is bored, caustically charismatic, and uninspired in her photography. Nico is insatiable, subversive, and obsessed with chaotic performance art. They’re artists first, best friends second. But that was be…
Somewhere between bitter and sweet / Laekan Zea Kemp.
"Penelope Prado has always dreamed of opening her own pastelería next to her father's restaurant, Nacho's Tacos. But her mom and dad have different plans—leaving Pen to choose between not disappointing her traditional Mexican American parents or following…
Between the bliss and me / Lizzy Mason.
"When eighteen-year-old Sydney Holman announces that she has decided to attend NYU, her overprotective mom is devastated. Her decision means she will be living in the Big City instead of commuting to nearby Rutgers like her mom had hoped. It also means sh…
Zara Hossain is here / Sabina Khan.
"Ever since her family moved to Texas from Pakistan when she was a baby, seventeen-year-old Zara Hossain has only ever called Corpus Christi home. Being the only Muslim girl at her conservative Catholic school, blending in isn't really an option, especial…
Oculta / Maya Motayne.
"After joining forces to save Castallan from an ancient magical evil, Alfie and Finn haven’t seen each other in months. Alfie is finally stepping up to his role as heir and preparing for an International Peace Summit, while Finn is traveling and reveling …
The Sky blues / Robbie Couch.
"Sky Baker may be openly gay, but in his small, insular town, making sure he was invisible has always been easier than being himself. Determined not to let anything ruin his senior year, Sky decides to make a splash at his high school’s annual beach bum p…
The Infinity courts / Akemi Dawn Bowman.
"Nami Miyamoto is certain her life is just beginning. She has a great family, just graduated high school, and is on her way to a party where her entire class is waiting for her—including, most importantly, the boy she’s been in love with for years. The on…
The cost of knowing / Brittney Morris.
"Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries to be the best employee he can be at the local ice cream shop; the best boyfriend he can be to his amazing girlfriend, Talia; the best protector he can be over his little brother, Isaiah. But as mu…
Go the distance / Jen Calonita.
"After Hercules proves he's a true hero and regains his godship, all seems right in the world. That is, until Zeus tells Meg that she can't be with Hercules because she's, well, mortal. Luckily, Hera has a solution, offering Meg a chance to prove herself …
Mirror's edge / Scott Westerfeld.
"Frey’s return to the city of her birth isn’t going to be an easy one. She and her love Col must surge on new faces and bodies in order to infiltrate Shreve by dropping from the sky and landing undetected. Frey’s sister Rafi—no longer a twin in features,…
Hello, cruel heart : an original tale / by Maureen Johnson.
"Follows the experiences of a talented teen fashion designer whose shattered dreams lead to her life on the streets alongside amateur thieves Jasper and Horace"--Provided by publisher.
The theft of sunlight / Intisar Khanani.
Disabled country girl Rae reluctantly becomes an attendant to Princess Alyrra, navigating palace life while helping investigate the child snatchers who stole the sister of Rae's best friend.
Flamefall / Rosaria Munda.
"After a brutal revolution Callipolis is ravaged by famine and the Pythians are ready for revenge, so it's up to Annie, Lee, and newcomer Griff to decide what to fight for, and who to love"--Provided by publisher.
Renegade flight / Andrea Tang.
Pilot-in-training Viola Park, a probationary student at GAN Academy, enters a mech combat tournament that becomes a fight for the future of Peacekeepers everywhere.
The children of darkness / written by José Antonio Cotrina ; translated by Kate LaBarbera.
Twelve teenagers from Earth fall under the spell of a demigod and are transported to a dangerous and mystical realm where they must survive until the Red Moon returns.
Bones of a saint / Grant Farley.
In 1970s northern California, fifteen-year-old RJ Armante must fight to save himself and his disabled brother from the Blackjacks gang, and free his hometown, Arcangel, from its past.
Paul Robeson : no one can silence me : adapted for young adults / Martin Duberman ; foreword by Jason Reynolds.
"Paul Robeson (1898-1976) was a towering figure whose life and legacy as tan internationally acclaimed vocal artist, actor, and civil rights activist are newly relevant as the Black Lives Matter movement transforms our world. This brilliant book - adapted…
Nothing but life / Brent van Staalduinen.
"Dills and his mom have returned to Hamilton, her hometown, hoping to leave the horrors of Windsor behind. But it's impossible to really run from tragedy, and trouble always follows trouble. When Dills hurts a new classmate, it comes out in court that he …
Remedy / Eireann Corrigan.
"It's a mystery — why is Cara so sick? It feels like she's been sick all her life… but she and her mom have never stayed in one place long enough for doctors to really understand what's happening to her. Now, at fourteen, Cara is tired of being tired, and…
Your heart, my sky : love in a time of hunger / Margarita Engle.
"The people of Cuba are living in el período especial en tiempos de paz—the special period in times of peace. That’s what the government insists that this era must be called, but the reality behind these words is starvation. Liana is struggling to find en…
Perfect on paper / Sophie Gonzales.
"Darcy Phillips: Can give you the solution to any of your relationship woes—for a fee. ; Uses her power for good. Most of the time. ; Really cannot stand Alexander Brougham. ; Has maybe not the best judgement when it comes to her best friend, Brooke…who i…
Five ways to fall out of love / Emily Martin.
"Aubrey Cash learned the hard way not to rely on love. After all, Webster Casey, the new boy next door she'd been falling for all summer, stood her up at homecoming in front of everyone with no explanation. Proving her theory that love never lasts seems e…
Namesake / Adrienne Young.
"A young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men. With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and its crew were set to start over. That freedom is short-lived when she becomes a pawn in a notorious thu…
Can't take that away / by Steven Salvatore.
"Carey Parker dreams of being a diva, and bringing the house down with song. They can hit every note of all the top pop and Broadway hits. But despite their talent, emotional scars from an incident with a homophobic classmate and their grandmother's spira…
Fragile remedy / Maria Ingrande Mora.
"Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM—a Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue—created by Gathos City scientists as a cure for the elite from the fatal lung rot ravaging the population. As a child, Nate was smuggled out of the laboratory where he was held captive a…
Infinity reaper / Adam Silvera.
"Emil and Brighton defied the odds. They beat the Blood Casters and escaped with their lives—or so they thought. When Brighton drank the Reaper's Blood, he believed it would make him invincible, but instead the potion is killing him. In Emil's race to fin…
When we were infinite / Kelly Loy Gilbert.
"All Beth wants is for her tight-knit circle of friends—Grace Nakamura, Brandon Lin, Sunny Chen, and Jason Tsou—to stay together. With her family splintered and her future a question mark, these friends are all she has—even if she sometimes wonders if she…