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Rees, Douglas

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Elektra Kamenides is well on her way to becoming a proper southern belle in the small Mississippi college town she calls home. That is, until her mother decides to uproot her and her kid sister Thalia and start over in California. They leave behind Elektra's father--a professor and leading expert on Greek mythology, and Elektra can't understand why. For her, life is tragedy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Teens, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Han, Jenny.

Summary: Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAN

McVeigh, Jennifer

Summary: "After six years exiled in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, only to find the home she has longed for in the grip of change. Her father's new companion--a strange, intolerant woman--has taken over the household, and the political climate in the country is growing more unsettled by the day. Looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau - a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCV

Nelson, Colleen

Summary: To escape her small town, her parents crumbling marriage, and her drug-addicted brother, Hope jumps at the chance to attend the exclusive Ravenhurst Academy. But her problems follow her to school, her online boyfriend asks her to pose for some photos that go viral, and Hope falls into a dark place she is not sure she can find her way out of.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

Handler, Daniel

Summary: Cole is a boy in high school. He runs cross country, he sketches, he jokes around with friends. But none of this quite matters next to the allure of sex. "Let me put it this way," he says. "Draw a number line, with zero is you never think about sex and ten is, it's all you think about, and while you are drawing the line, I am thinking about sex." Cole fantasizes about whomever he's looking at....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAN

Healy, Sarah

Summary: Rendered homeless by her mother's accidental death, 18-year-old Mary takes her younger sister across the country in search of a better life that is further complicated by painful secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEA

Hepinstall, Kathy

Summary: "The laugh-out-loud story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother and learn the truth of her mother's long-secret past...Willow Havens is ten years old and obsessed with the fear that her mother will die. Her mother, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern woman who lives to shoot varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors--and she sticks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

Sutherland, Krystal

Summary: Henry Page fancies himself a hopeless romantic, but the kind of love that he's been hoping for just hasn't been in the cards for him. He focuses on his grades, on getting into a semi-decent college and finally becoming editor of his school newspaper. Then Grace Town walks into his first period class on the third Tuesday of senior year and he knows everything's about to change. Grace walks with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1911

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2004

Zancan, Caroline

Summary: "Maggie, Lindsey, and Nina have been friends for most of their lives. The girls grew up together in a dead-end Florida town on the outskirts of Orlando, and the love and loyalty they have for one another have been their only constants. Now nineteen and restless, the girls spend empty summer days bouncing between unfulfilling jobs, the beach, and their favorite local bar, 'The Shamrock.' It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAN

Baldwin, James

Summary: Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAL

Chbosky, Stephen.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: A haunting coming of age novel told in a series of letters to an unknown correspondent reveals the life of Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent, it's a story of what it's like to grow up in high school, tracing a course through uncharted territory in the world of first dates, family dramas and new friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHB

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3 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CHB

Hammad, Isabella

Summary: A masterful debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence. Midhat Kamal is the son of a wealthy textile merchant from Nablus, a town in Ottoman Palestine. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hammad 2019

Meno, Joe.

Summary: "In the summer of 1995, a Korean War vet struggling to raise his sixteen-year-old grandson on a farm in southern Indiana receives a mysterious gift--a beautiful quarter horse--that upends the balance of their lives. The horse catches the attention of two meth-dealing brothers who steal and sell the animal. Grandfather and grandson pursue the ruthless criminals across the bleak heartland, all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEN

Murakami, Haruki

Summary: This is the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Murakami, Haruki

Summary: "The debut short novels--nearly thirty years out of print-- by the internationally acclaimed writer, newly retranslated and in one English-language volume for the first time, with a new introduction by the author. These first major works of fiction by Haruki Murakami center on two young men--an unnamed narrator and his friend and former roommate, the Rat. Powerful, at times surreal, stories of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MUR

Rice, Morgan.

Summary: A Quest of Heroes revolves around the epic coming of age story of one special boy, a 14 year old from a small village on the outskirts of the Kingdom of the Ring. The youngest of four, the least favorite of his father, hated by his brothers, Thorgrin senses he is different from the others. He dreams of becoming a great warrior, of joining the King's men and protecting the Ring from the hordes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Rice 2015

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Smith, Tyler James

Summary: After a prank gone horribly wrong-- and accidentally burning down a bowling alley with his cousin and best friend, Charlie-- Moses is sentenced to "volunteer" as a camp counselor. He needs to prove to the authorities-- and to himself-- that he isn't a worthless jerk who belongs in jail. But tragedy seems to follow Moses wherever he goes, and this time it might just stop him in his tracks. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SMI

Abbott, Megan E.

Summary: "The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ABB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ABB

Abbott, Tony.

Summary: A middle school boy's life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attending his Catholic school while receiving treatment at a local hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ABB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Abbott

Acampora, Paul

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her mother has died, and Ellie does not know exactly how to feel about that, but she is determined, with the help of her friends in the St. Francis of Assisi's Howling Wolves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ACA

Ata, Iasmin Omar

Summary: College student Isaac struggles to manage his epilepsy and his day-to-day life. His medication does not seem to work, the doctors won't listen, the schoolwork keeps piling up, his family is in denial about his condition, and his social life falls apart as he feels isolated by his illness. Even with an unexpected new friend by his side, so much is up against him that Isaac is starting to think...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery 13 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ATA

Belanger, Michael

Summary: "After his girlfriend commits suicide, a teenage history buff looks back at their relationship and tries to understand what lead to the tragedy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BEL