A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE by Brittany Cavallaro May 3 – May 9 THE DEVIL’S HIGHWAY Written and Narrated by Luis Alberto Urrea SOLO by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess May 10 – May 16 JOHNNY GET YOUR GUN by John Ball ON TWO FEET AND WINGS Written and Narrated by Abbas Kazerooni May 17 – May 23 BEING JAZZ Written and Narrated by Jazz Jennings SAVING MONTGOMERY SOLE by Mariko Tamaki May 24 – May 30 WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI by Sandhya Menon BAKER’S MAGIC by Diane Zahler May 31 – June 6 LOVE AND FIRST SIGHT by Josh Sundquist EXTRAORDINARY MEANS by Robyn Schneider June 7 – June 13 EVERLAND by Wendy Spinale THE JUST MEN OF CORDOVA June 14 – June 20 MY NAME IS NOT FRIDAY by Jon Walter COME AUGUST, COME FREEDOM by Gigi Amateau June 21 – June 27 OPENLY STRAIGHT by Bill Konigsberg DOCTOR CERBERUS by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa June 28 – July 4 MACBETH by William Shakespeare, Performed by LA Theatre Works THE CURSE OF CROW HOLLOW by Billy Coffey July 5 – July 11 GIRLS LIKE US by Gail Giles THE INVISIBLE GIRLS by Sarah Thebarge July 12 – July 18 HOW TO HANG A WITCH Written and Narrated by Adriana Mather THE SCARLET LETTER by Nathaniel Hawthorne July 19 – July 25 THE LOST WORLD by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle MONSTROUS BEAUTY by Elizabeth Fama Teen reading groups across the country have selected their nominees for this year’s Teens’ Top Ten, a YA literature award selected entirely BY and FOR teens. Wallis will play 12-year-old genius Willow Chance, the novel’s precocious and offbeat narrator who must rebuild her life after the death of her adoptive parents in a car accident.
Read titles from this list all summer long, and then enter your votes online starting August 15th. This year’s “Teens’ Top Ten” list has been announced! If you haven’t read it yet, check it out before it hits the screens!
Teen dating violence is reported as extremely common and starts as early as 11 years old.
The question is how parents should recognize the signs and not just dismiss it as teen drama.
Kaylah Harris was 18 when she first experienced dating violence.by Sarah Maas (#4 in the Court of Thorns and Roses series) Fantasy. You may request a reservation as an individual or as a group of up to six people.As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated–scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court. But it didn’t take long for him to learn that Babel’s competition was full of broken promises, none darker or more damaging than the last one. Raised to be a viking warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan, but when faced with her brother’s betrayal, and driven by a growing love for her brother’s friend Fiske, she attempts to unite the two clans. There is no admission charge, but there is a suggested donation of three dollars per person.Zelie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orisha hummed with magic.Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. Fans of both the book and the movie will be delighted to discover that Albertalli’s latest novel follows the storyline of Simon’s best-friend, Leah., is back with a comical memoir of a disastrous summer camp experience.Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps, but Vera’s single mother can’t afford that sort of luxury.This year is loaded with lots of great choices for fantasy fans especially. by Tomi Adeyemi (#1 in the Legacy of Orisha series) Fantasy.This novel has received lots of buzz this spring, and readers are reporting that it lives up to the hype…."He snatched the phone, and he started hitting me." Harris lived to tell her story, but 15-year-old Danielle Locklear died after her ex-boyfriend, Je'Michael Malloy, strangled her and tied weights to her body before dumping her in water.Tierra Hall, 17, was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend and left behind and abandoned building in Durham.