Sunday, September 13, 2009

New stuff at the library!


Bad Girls Don't Die
by Katie Alender

When fifteen-year-old Lexi's younger sister Kasey begins behaving strangely and their old Victorian house seems to take on a life of its own, Lexi investigates and discovers some frightening facts about previous occupants of the house, leading her to believe that many lives are in danger.

Quantum Prophecy: The Reckoning
by Michael Owen Carroll

New heroes and new villains resurface and face one another in a final showdown that will determine the validity of the Quantum prophecy in this thrilling conclusion to this exciting science fiction series for middle readers.

The Big Splash
by Jack D. Ferraiolo

Matt Stevens, a middle schooler with a knack for solving crimes, uncovers a mystery while working with "the organization," a mafia-like syndicate run by seventh-grader Vincent "Mr. Biggs" Biggio.

Say the Word
by Jeannine Garsee

After the death of her estranged mother, who left Ohio years ago to live with her lesbian partner in New York City, seventeen-year-old Shawna Gallagher's life is transformed by revelations about her family, her best friend, and herself.

Hunger: a Gone novel
by Michael Grant

Conditions worsen for the remaining young residents of a small California coastal town isolated by supernatural events when their food supplies dwindle and the Darkness underground awakens.


Denied, detained, deported : stories from the dark side of American immigration
by Ann Bausum

Examines the history of American immigration, particularly those lesser-known stories of immigrants who were denied entrance into the United States or detained for security reasons, including the story of a ship of Jewish refugees.

Nobel's Women of Peace
by Michelle Benjamin

Profiles the twelve female recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize since its creation, including how they became activists for peace and their accomplishments before and after winning the prestigious award.

The manga guide to electricity
by Kazuhiro Fujitaki

Rereko struggles to pass her exams in Electopia, the Land of Electricity, but is soon exiled to Tokyo, where Hikaru, a graduate student, uses real-life examples to teach her the fundamentals of electricity. This whimsical, easy-to-read guide includes examples and exercises with answer keys to help readers learn.

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