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Teens' Home

Library Resources for School

Whether you're going to school remotely, in person, or a bit of both, we're here to support you.  You can:

  • Check out or place a hold on books
  • Download a free ebook or audiobook from OverDrive (here's how)
  • Use our free databases that provide free journal, newspaper, and reference book articles and information
  • Try out free online services from the Boston Public Library — like Hoopla and Kanopy (free movies!)

Stop in or use our Curbside Pickup Service to borrow books, movies, video games, and more.  Need a replacement card?

Teens

Featured Titles - November 2020

Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir

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

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

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, vol. 2

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

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

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.

 

Silvered Serpents

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.

What's New

You can now borrow one of two role-playing sets for up to two months, giving you plenty of time to learn the rules of the game and complete an adventure.
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