Teen Books

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

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List

Children of virtue and vengeance / Tomi Adeyemi.
"After battling the impossible Zélie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orïsha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could have imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji but nobles with magic ancestry,…
Star Wars. Force collector / written by Kevin Shinick.
"Karr is a teenage boy like any other in the galaxy. He goes to school, helps his parents with the family business, likes speeders and droids. But Karr also has a secret: when he touches certain objects, he gets searing headaches and blacks out. And so…
Starsight / Brandon Sanderson.
"All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she's a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumors of his cowardice are true--he deserted his flight during battle a…
Winterwood / Shea Ernshaw.
"Be careful of the dark, dark wood, especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even. Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared …
War girls / Tochi Onyebuchi.
"The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. The lucky ones have escaped to newly formed space colonies, but those that remain are left to deal with the aftermath. A civil war between Nigerians and Biafra…
The survival list / Courtney Sheinmel.
Fans of I Was Here by Gayle Forman and Far from the Tree by Robin Benway will be floored by this heartbreaking yet uplifting teen novel about a grieving girl who follows a mysterious list across the country after her older sister’s death. Sloane Weber is…
The queen of nothing / Holly Black ; illustrations by Kathleen Jennings.
"As the exiled Queen of Faerie, Jude must travel back to Elfhame to help her twin sister, Taryn, and uncover how to break a dark curse threatening the whole Faerie world"--Provided by publisher.
Obviously : stories from my timeline / Akilah Hughes.
"Comedian and activist Akilah Hughes shares everything about her journey from a childhood in the South to the big screen while dispensing invaluable big-sister-style advice to a generation of future YouTubers. In Akilah Hughes's world, family--and life--…
Michigan vs. the boys / Carrie S. Allen.
"When a determined girl takes on the culture of toxic masculinity, it's time to even the score. Michigan Manning lives for hockey, and this is her year to shine. That is, until she gets some crushing news: budget cuts will keep the girls' hockey team of…
Choosing to live, choosing to die : the complexities of assisted dying / Nikki Tate ; illustrations by Belle Wuthrich.
Examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives, including the author's own story.
Steel tide / Natalie C. Parker.
Rescued by the Blades, a nomadic crew hiding from Aric Athair, Caledonia seeks their help to find the Mors Navis and her sisters, defeat Aric's fleet, and take back the Bullet seas.
The stars and the blackness between them / Junauda Petrus.
Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Audre and Mabel, both young women of color from different backgrounds, fall in love and figure out how to care for each other as one of them faces a fatal illness.
Beneath the surface : a teen's guide to reaching out when you or your friend is in crisis / Kristi Hugstad ; foreword by Nancy Guerra, EdD.
Presents a guide to addressing and overcoming anxiety, depression, and mental illness in teenagers, outlining how to recognize the warning signs of mental illness and offering resources to turn to for help.
The liars of Mariposa Island / Jennifer Mathieu.
The three members of the Finney family, including sixteen-year old Elena, her older brother Joaquin, and their alcoholic mother Caridad, must deal with their relationships with each other, their individual hopes and dreams, and family secrets.
Rebel girls / Elizabeth Keenan.
When a rumor starts in her Catholic high school that her pro-life sister Helen had an abortion over the summer, pro-choice Athena and her friends must try to convince the student body and the administration that it doesn't matter what Helen did or didn't …
The struggle to be strong : true stories by teens about overcoming tough times / edited by Al Desetta, M.A., for Youth Communication, Sybil Wolin, Ph.D., of Project Resilience.
"In first-person narratives, teen writers discuss overcoming obstacles in their lives, including new stories about social media and gender identity. Readers learn seven resiliencies needed to survive and thrive. Sections after stories offer opportunities …
Becoming Beatriz / Tami Charles.
"In 1984 Newark, Beatriz Mendez navigates romance, gang culture, and her family's past. After her gang-leader brother is killed, Beatriz gives up her dreams of dancing in order to run the gang. But her eyes are reopened to her dream of a career in dance w…
The babysitters coven / Kate Williams.
After new student Cassandra Heaven joins seventeen-year-old Esme Pearl's babysitters club, the girls learn that being a babysitter really means a heroic lineage of superpowers, magic rituals, and saving the innocent from evil.
It's a whole spiel : love, latkes, and other Jewish stories / Katherine Locke & Laura Silverman.
"From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It's a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, an…
Shatter city / Scott Westerfeld.
Assuming her twins identity, Frey works to destroy her father, but when a rebel uprising strands her in a city that comes under attack, Frey must step out of the shadows to find her missing sister and take action against her tyrant father.
Cracking the bell / Geoff Herbach.
While recovering from a game-related concussion, football star Isaiah wonders what his life would be like without the game.
Unpregnant / Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan.
When seventeen-year-old Veronica Clarke discovers she is pregnant, she enlists the help of high school misfit Bailey Butler to drive her over nine hundred miles to the closest abortion clinic.
When she reigns / Jodi Meadows.
In order to save the Fallen Isles from disaster, Mira must venture into the lands of her enemies in search of the bones of the first dragon, the only thing that can stop the cataclysm.
A treason of thorns / Laura E. Weymouth.
When seventeen-year-old Violet Sterling returns to Burleigh House after years in exile, Burleigh's magic is tormented, ravaging the countryside, and she must strive to save her house before it destroys her.
One person, no vote : how not all voters are treated equally / Carol Anderson with Tonya Bolden.
"In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present. With One Person, No Vote, she chronicles a related hi…