[bksvol-discuss] new teen books at my library

  • From: "Jamie Yates, CPhT" <mirxtech@xxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 21:06:37 -0500

Catching Fire
by Suzanne Collins
Published 2009 by Scholastic Press

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780439023498
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Jacket Notes:
Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with Peeta Mellark. But it
had been a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules.
Katniss and Peeta should be happy. But there are rumors of rebellion among
the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that
rebellion.

Going Bovine
by Libba Bray
Published 2009 by Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780385733977
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Jacket Notes:
All 16-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school--and life in
general--with a minimum of effort. But that's before he's given the news
that he's dying. Hope arrives in the winged form of Dulcie, a loopy punk
angel/possible hallucination with a bad sugar habit....

After
by Amy Efaw
Published 2009 by Viking Books

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780670011834
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Jacket Notes:
Efaw tells a powerful story about an infant left in the trash to die, a
teenage mother who never realized she was pregnant, and the girl's
unforgettable journey toward clarity, acceptance, and redemption. An infant
left in the trash to die. A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant
....

Viola in Reel Life
by Adriana Trigiani
Published 2009 by Harper Teen

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780061451027
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Jacket Notes:
From the author of the "New York Times"-bestselling adult novel "Very
Valentine" comes the first book in a fresh new teen series, about a group of
boarding school friends navigating the ups and downs of living together,
falling in love, and following their dreams....

Riot
by Walter Dean Myers
Published 2009 by Egmontusa

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9781606840009
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Jacket Notes:
From a "New York Times"-bestselling author comes an innovative novel about
the Civil War draft riots in New York City. Tackling hotbed issues of war,
race, justice, and equality, Myers chronicles this forgotten moment in
history in the same groundbreaking style of his "Monster....

Winter's End
by Jean-Claude Mourlevat
Published 2009 by Candlewick Press (MA)

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780763644505
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Jacket Notes:
In this award-winning story translated from the original French, four teens,
determined to escape the tyranny responsible for the deaths of their parents
years before, flee their prison-like boarding school and are pursued by a
terrifying pack of dog-men sent to hunt them down....

Gateway
by Sharon Shinn
Published 2009 by Viking Children's Books

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780670011780
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Jacket Notes:
As a Chinese adoptee in St. Louis, teenage Daiyu often feels out of place.
When an elderly Asian jewelry seller at a street fair shows her a black jade
ringaand tells her that ablack jadea translates to aDaiyuaashe buys it as a
talisman of her heritage....

Lips Touch Three Times
by Laini Taylor
Published 2009 by Arthur A. Levine Books

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780545055857
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Jacket Notes:
From a writer of unparalleled imagination and emotional insight come three
stories of supernatural love--tales about the deliciousness of wanting and
waiting for that moment when lips touch. Illustrations.

Graceling
by Kristin Cashore
Published 2008 by Harcourt Children's Books

Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780152063962
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Jacket Notes:
With elegant, evocative prose and a cast of unforgettable characters, a
debut author creates a mesmerizing medieval world, a death-defying
adventure, and a heart-racing romance that will captivate readers. Katsa has
been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight--she's a
Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill....


First Light
by Rebecca Stead
Published 2007 by Wendy Lamb Books

Library Binding, English. ISBN: 9780375940170
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Jacket Notes:
Peter is thrilled to join his parents on an expedition to Greenland, where
his father studies global warming. Peter will get to skip school, drive a
dogsled, and-finally-share in his dad's adventures. But on the ice cap,
Peter struggles to understand a series of visions that both frighten and
entice him....



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