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Teen Read Week - 2013

On the week of October 13th the entire nation will be celebrating Teen Read Week, where we rejoice the awesomeness that is reading teen books. So check out one of these books and celebrate with us! Also, look for a teen specialist at your school who will be giving some of these books away along with other fabulous prizes. Let the festivities begin!


Revenge of a not-so-pretty girl
Revenge of a not-so-pretty girl

14 year old catholic school student Faye is running with the wrong crowd. A botched robbery leaves an elderly woman lying on the floor of her apartment. When the guilt of the woman's fate is too much for Faye to guess about, she returns to the scene of the crime.


Anya's ghost
Anya's ghost

The bottom of an old well is a pretty weird place to meet a new friend - especially one who has been dead for nearly 100 years - but Anya's a little lacking in the friends department as it is. Things seem great at first, but Anya soon learns that being on good terms with the dead brings a steep price.


The Girl of Fire and Thorns
The Girl of Fire and Thorns

After being gifted with the Godstone, a holy gem that marks a chosen one every 100 years, overweight and timid Princess Elisa must find the strength to fulfill her hidden destiny and serve her troubled kingdom.


Shelter : a Mickey Bolitar Novel
Shelter : a Mickey Bolitar Novel

When the "Bat Lady" tells sophomore Mickey Bolitair that his father isn't dead, then Mickey's friend disappears, Mickey starts poking around. Trying to solve two mysteries, Mickey discovers more about people close to him than he anticipated.


The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner

Everyday the Maze changes, the doors open and the Runners enter. They must find a way out while avoiding the Grievers: monsters who could be lurking around any corner. Every night the doors shut and the Grievers become vicious, hunting down anyone left inside. This is life in the Glade.


Don't Turn Around
Don't Turn Around

Teens all over the world are dying. When orphan hacker Noa wakes up on an operating table with no memory, she escapes and pairs up with suburbanite, hacktivist Peter to try to uncover a dangerous secret.


Broxo
Broxo

Filled with swords, battles, and zombie ancestors, this fantasy graphic novel follows Broxo as he searches for his past. Broxo is used to living mostly alone until he meets and joins runaway Princess Zora to search for his ancestors, the mysterious Peryton Clan.


The Obsidian Blade
The Obsidian Blade

Tucker's parents have disappeared, and he thinks that the disc of shimmering light hovering above his house might have something to do with it. He decides to step through one and search for them, unaware that doing so will send him back and forth through time, changing the past and future forever.


Lockdown
Lockdown

Reese has been in and out of trouble all his life. Lockdown is an account of his time at "Progress" Detention Center. Like crabs in the barrel, can Reese rise above situations rather than be pulled back into the life of a career criminal?


A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls

Conor isn't frightened by the monster standing outside his window, he's well-acquainted with scarier things, like his mom's struggle with cancer. But this monster has come for a reason; to hear the truth that has haunted Conor's dreams every night of his mother's illness.


Poseidon : Earth Shaker
Poseidon : Earth Shaker

Join Poseidon, the fierce and tormented Greek god of the seas, as he recounts his journey, full of love, betrayal, and revenge.


A Long Walk to Water
A Long Walk to Water

Two amazing stories of survival, based on real events, intersect in Sudan. In 1985, Salva, one of the "Lost Boys", leaves Sudan to find safety, eventually finding a home in New York. Years later, in 2008, he returns to Sudan and brings hope to those in the village he left behind.


The Dead and the Gone
The Dead and the Gone

An asteroid blasts into the moon, leaving Alex Morales and his sisters trapped in a chaotic and ruined New York City. As volcanoes, tsunamis and disease disrupt the surviving world, Alex and his sisters fight to survive.


Hand In Hand : Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Hand In Hand : Ten Black Men Who Changed America

The stories of ten bold African American men, each one a strong link in a chain that spans American History. When woven together, the individual profiles of these men tell on inspiring story- a story of triumph.


Okay For Now
Okay For Now

Doug Swieteck struggles to show his teachers and his new (stupid) small town that he is more than a trouble-making thug. With help from unexpected friends and John James Audubon's bird paintings, Doug begins to realize the possibilites of this small town, and of himself.


Lincoln's Grave Robbers
Lincoln's Grave Robbers

You won't believe this true account of how a gang of counterfeiters plotted to rob President Lincoln's grave and use his body as ransom. This suspenseful and historical tale culminates into a wild climax involving the Secret Service, Counterfeiters, and Lincoln's tomb on election night, 1876.


Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

In this graphic novel, Charlie, the captain of the basketball team, and Nate, the president of the robotics club, manage to stay friends until Nate threatens the funding for the cheerleading squad's uniforms. High school war is declared and only a robot death match will end it.


The Scorpio Races
The Scorpio Races

Kate "Puck" Connolly becomes the first woman to risk her life in the Scorpio Races, the annual competition where teens ride feral, flesh-eating water horses, and not everyone lives to see the finish line.


Relic
Relic

Eva's life as a Maiden of Aerie is shattered as her brother is killed and she decides to take his place for The Testing. When she finds an unusual Relic in an icy wasteland, her entire world is threatened.


The Final Four
The Final Four

The dreams and ambitions of four college hoops stars collide in one of the most important games of the season. Malcolm, MJ, Crispin, and Roko all love the game - but in the final moments of the Final Four, you either give everything you got or go home.