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Erin Gough
Description: Seventeen-year-old Delilah Green is doing her best to deal with a chaotic life--she is running the family café, The Flywheel, by herself because her father is on a vacation trying to get over his wife deserting him; she is getting flack at school because she is a lesbian, and one of the "in-girls" has started to come on to her, and she is hopelessly attracted to a girl named Rosa, who dances the flamenco outside the café every evening.
Call Number: YA FIC Gou
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2017
Leila Howland
Description: When Becca Harrington is rejected from every college on her list, she decides to move to L.A. with dreams of becoming a star. After a few months reality sets in, and Becca and her friend Marisol start posting short videos online with the help of neighbor Raj. When the videos catch the attention of a TV producer, will this be her big break?
Call Number: YA FIC How
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 7, 2017
Sharon Huss Roat
Description: Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best (and only) friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky's isolation becomes unbearable. So she decides to invent a social life by Photoshopping herself into other people's pictures, posting them on Instagram under the screen name Vicurious. Instantly, she begins to get followers, so she adds herself to more photos from all over the world with all types of people. And as Vicurious's online followers multiply, Vicky realizes she can make a whole life for herself without ever leaving her bedroom. But the more followers she finds online, the clearer it becomes that there are a lot of people out there who feel like her -- #alone and #ignored in real life. To help them, and herself, Vicky must find the courage to face her fear of being "seen," because only then can she stop living vicariously and truly bring the magic of Vicurious to life.
Call Number: YA FIC Roa
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2017
Darcey Rosenblatt
Description: In 1982 Iran, twelve-year-old Reza is more interested in music than war, but enlists in obedience to his devout mother and soon finds himself in a prison camp in Iraq.
Call Number: YA FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 7, 2017
Sheba Karim
Description: High school has ended, and Shabnam Qureshi is facing a summer of loneliness and boredom. She's felt alienated from her gutsy best friend, Farah, ever since Farah started wearing the Muslim head scarf -- without even bothering to discuss it with Shabnam first. But no one else comes close to understanding her, especially not her parents. All Shabnam wants to do is get through the summer. Get to Penn. Begin anew. Not look back. That is, until she meets Jamie.
Call Number: YA FIC Kar
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2017
Sam J. Miller
Description: A bullied gay teen boy with an eating disorder believes he's developed super powers via starvation.
Call Number: YA FIC Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2017
F. C. Yee
Description: Sixteen-year-old Genie's focus on getting into a top-tier college is destroyed when an enigmatic transfer student, Quentin, helps her transform into a demon-fighter.
Call Number: YA FIC Yee
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 7, 2017
Emily Lloyd-Jones
Description: After Dee Moreno, seventeen, makes a deal with a demon, trading her heart for the chance of a good education, she becomes part of a group of "heartless" teens engaged in fighting a paranormal war.
Call Number: YA FIC Llo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2017
Alexandra Bracken
Description: In this collection of stories set in the world of the Darkest Minds trilogy, a desperate young man is forced to make a terrible choice; a spark of light brightens a brutal world when a girl named Sam encounters her childhood best friend at the government-run "rehabilitation" camp; and, even though Sam is thrown into a terrifying and uncertain new life, her survival at stake, the time has come to fulfill a promise she made.
Call Number: YA FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2017
Marie Lu
Description: When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.
Call Number: YA FIC Lu
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2017
Reshma Saujani, Andrea Tsurumi, illustrator
Description: Introduces the relevance of coding and shares down-to-earth explanations about coding principles and real-life stories of women programmers who work at such places as Pixar and NASA.
Call Number: YA 005.1 Sau
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 6, 2017
Tamra Orr
Description: In the West, overweight people are shamed daily for their poor choices and their lack of self-discipline. But thin people can be shamed, too, when we assume they are anorexic or desperate to keep up with Hollywood standards. Then there are the female athletes who should be celebrated for their strength and power but are deemed masculine. How can anyone feel good about his or her body? This resource for female and male students alike uses real-life examples to explore the concept and harmful consequences of body shaming, as well as what to do if it happens to them.
Call Number: YA 306.461 Orr
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2017
Janina Scarlet, Wellinton Alves, illustrator
Description: This fun self-help guide provides everything you need to begin your very own superhero training using evidence-based ACT and mindfulness skills. You will team up with a group of troubled heroes--inspired by both fictional characters and real-life people--enlisted at the Superhero Training Academy. By learning to face up to their inner villains and monsters, these characters will inspire you to overcome your problems as well. When you're finished, you'll have a slew of new tools you can use--like mindfulness, self-compassion, and values--to help you conquer whatever life throws your way.
Call Number: YA 616.852 Sca
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 8, 2017
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Get It Together, Delilah
Erin Gough
YA FIC Gou
Warcross
Marie Lu
YA FIC Lu
Hello, Sunshine
Leila Howland
YA FIC How
We Now Return To Regular Life : A Novel
Martin Wilson
YA FIC Wil
How To Disappear
Sharon Huss Roat
YA FIC Roa
When I Am Through With You
Stephanie Kuehn
YA FIC Kue
Lost Boys
Darcey Rosenblatt
YA FIC Ros
Girls Who Code : Learn To Code And Change The World
Reshma Saujani, Andrea Tsurumi, illustrator
YA 005.1 Sau
That Thing We Call A Heart
Sheba Karim
YA FIC Kar
Combatting Body Shaming
Tamra Orr
YA 306.461 Orr
The Art Of Starving
Sam J. Miller
YA FIC Mil
Eyes & Spies : How You're Tracked And Why You Should Know
Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Belle Wuthrich, illustrator
YA 323.448 Kyi
The Epic Crush Of Genie Lo
F. C. Yee
YA FIC Yee
Philanthroparties! : A Party-Planning Guide For Kids Who Want To Give Back
Lulu Cerone
YA 361.7 Cer
The Hearts We Sold
Emily Lloyd-Jones
YA FIC Llo
Superhero Therapy : Mindfulness Skills To Help Teens & Young Adults Deal With Anxiety, Depression, & Trauma
Janina Scarlet, Wellinton Alves, illustrator
YA 616.852 Sca
Through The Dark : A Darkest Minds Collection
Alexandra Bracken
YA FIC Bra