Books & Reading
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.
This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink
Claire Kincaid, a descendant of Marie Leveau, is forced to embrace her voodoo heritage when mysterious strangers threaten to use an age-old curse to destroy her family and the boy she loves.
Celebrate Teen Tech Week
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is pleased to announce Teen Tech Week (March 9-15) a celebration aimed at getting teens to use their libraries for an array of technology such as ebooks, audio books, DVDs, CDs, Video Games and databases. Want to learn more about these services? Ask a librarian!
Road Rash by Mark Huntley Parsons
Dropped from his band only to receive an offer to tour with a much better band, 17-year-old drummer Zach revels in his new group’s musical chemistry only to confront interpersonal rivalries, a disappointing reception of his original recording and the loss of his girlfriend back home.
Before My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Told in three separate voices, dreamy Claire, seventeen, with her complicated home and love life, shy Max, also seventeen, a state senator’s son whose parents are too focused on the next election to see his pain, and twenty-one-year-old paranoid schizophrenic Barkley, teeter on the brink of destruction.