New Arrivals - Teen Nonfiction
Six writers have chosen fairytales as inspiration for this short-story collection.
Details events in the life of high school student Yuki Nagato before she became a member of the SOS Brigade.
The graphic novel adaptation of Stephanie Meyer's The Twilight Saga continues with the first installment of New Moon: The Graphic Novel!
"The small island of Hopeless, off the coast of Maine, is a breeding ground for demons, freaks, vampires, and other creatures of the night. Our story follows Salamandra, a young girl with one foot in our world and one foot in the otherworld, as she navigates a life on the edge of reality."--Syndetics.
"Opposing Viewpoints: Cuba: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
No question goes unanswered in this important book about being gay. All the basics--and not-so-basics--are covered in more than one hundred questions asked by real teens.
"Glamour has two meanings: the modern one of style, and the ancient one of sorcery. Tokyo Babylon is the realm of both! It's 1991, the last days of Japan's bubble economy, and money and elegance run through the streets like rivers of neon. So do the currents of darkness beneath them-- obsession, greed, and exploitation, nourishing evil spirits that only the arts of the onmyoji, Japan's legendary occultists, can combat. The two most powerful remaining onmyoji are in the unlikely guises of a handsome young veterinarian, Seishiro, and the teenage heir to the ancient Sumeragi clan, Subaru. Just a couple of guys who Subaru's sister Hokuto has decided are destined to be a couple!"--From publisher description.
Stand back in wonder as the brashest and boldest boy in Springfield makes the big time! First, Bart gets the big idea that he'll be rolling in the dough by going green. Then, Nelson stands trial, and the only thing that prevents him from going to jail is Bart's big mouth. After a field trip adventure under the circus big top and a scheme to get on the big screen, Bart plays big brother to Lisa and Maggie, only to find himself in big trouble! Finally, Bart and Milhouse make a big racket while building a rocket and become a big threat to national security!
A collection of writings in which multiracial teenagers share their experiences related to race.
This book presents both supporters' and opponents' points on the issue of abortion.
During Annie's freshman year, things change fast. She makes new friends, loses old ones, and tries to navigate others' expectations while being true to herself.
Discusses the legal debate of same-sex marriage, including the history of the gay rights movement, the arguments both in support and opposition of same-sex marriage, and how same-sex marriage is treated around the world
In 1861, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who has been conscripted into the Confederate army, and makes his way to a northern city, while back at the Virginia plantation where Sam was raised, Annabelle, the owner's daughter, struggles to run things after her father's death.
"Broxo, the only surviving member of a tribe of barbarians, spends his time on a mountain hunting and avoiding the man-eating walking dead until everything changes when Zora, a foreign princess, arrives on the mountain seeking Broxo's lost tribe"-- Provided by publisher.
Describes the events surrounding the meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, as well as the history of nuclear power in the United States and the disaster's legacy.
Takaki Tohno quickly befriends Akari Shinohara when she transfers to his school. They grow closer to each other due to similar interests and attitudes; for instance, they both prefer to stay inside during recess due to their constitutions. As a result, they form a strong bond. Upon ending their school year, Akari moves to Tochigi, due to her parents' jobs. The two keep in contact by writing letters, but eventually begin to drift apart.
Examines the Arizona shooting rampage in which Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was targeted by Jared Lee Loughner and the events that led up to his attack.
A young teen named Colby Reynolds meets a girl with strange powers named Iris and must avoid entering a realm of dreams and imagination.
Explores giant lore, including its history, possible explanations, and impact on popular culture.