Featured Titles - November 2020
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha
A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life. [Graphic Memoir] Grades 7-12. Check for ebook availability.
Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir by Tyler Feder
Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir. [Graphic Memoir] Grades 7-12. Check for ebook availability.
Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
Incarcerated teen Quan Banks writes letters to Justyce McCallister, with whom he bonded years before over family issues, about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Grades 9-12. Check for ebook and audiobook availability.
Heartstopper, Volume 2 by Alice Oseman
Nick and Charlie are best friends. Nick knows Charlie's gay, and Charlie is sure that Nick isn't. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is discovering all kinds of things about his friends, his family ... and himself. [Manga] Grades 9-12.
The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan
After her conservative Muslim parents catch her kissing her girlfriend Ariana, Rukhsana Ali finds herself whisked off to Bangladesh and must find the courage to fight for the right to choose her own path. Grades 9-12. Check for ebook availability.
Return of the Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
A conclusion to the best-selling series finds high king Eugenides preparing to defend the Lesser Peninsula from an invasion by the ruthless Mede empire, an effort that is complicated by a prophecy that foretells a king’s death.. Grades 8-12. Check for ebook and audiobook availability.
The Silvered Serpents by Roshani Chokshi
A follow-up to the best-selling The Gilded Wolves finds a remorseful Severin searching for a lost artifact of power in the icy heart of Russia, where a string of unsolved murders makes his team question the origins of an ancient myth. Grades 9-12. Check for ebook and audiobook availability.