New Book we got in March


#16thingsithoughtweretrue by Janet Gurtler  16 Things
When Morgan’s mom gets sick, she takes a road trip with her friends to find her real dad.

The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Scheider
Star athelete and prom king Ezra Faulkner’s life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe.

Cured by Bethany Wiggins  Cured
Now cured, Fiona Tarsis and her twin, Jonah, set out to find their mother with the help of Bowen and former neighbor Jacqui, planning to spread the cure along the way, but raiders will do anything to stop them and new ally Kevin may have ties to those raiders.

Elusion by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam
Teens uncover the dangerous secrets of a virtual reality program that’s taking the country by storm.

Exposure (Virals #4) by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs  Exposure

Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott
Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can’t determine what’s wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She’s lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she’s helpless to change anything.

Freak City by Kathrin Schrocke  Freak City

Graffiti Knight by Karen Bass

Grandmaster by David Klass  Grandmaster

The Hit by Melvin Burgess

The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson  The Mark of the Dragonfly
Since her father’s death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands.

Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano
A math-whiz from a trailer park discovers she’s the only student capable of unravelling complex clues left by a serial killer who’s systematically getting rid of her classmates.

Panic by Lauren Oliver  Panic
In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000–enough money to start a new life

Skin and Bones by Sherry Shahan
Jack, who is sixteen and has anorexia, spends the summer in an eating disorder ward for teenagers and befriends both his overweight roommate and a dangerously thin dancer.

Storm (The Sylo Chronicles 2) by D.J. Hale  Storm
Having escaped from Pemberwick Island, Kent, Tori, Olivia, and Tucker continue to try to get word out about SYLO, the organization that had quarantined them, while trying to avoid being caught in the middle of an inexplicable new civil war.

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer

Unsouled (Unwind #3) by Neal Shusterman  Unsoulded
After the destruction of the Graveyard, Connor and Lev are on the run, seeking a woman who may be the key to bringing down unwinding forever while Cam, the rewound boy, tries to prove his love for Risa by bringing Proactive Citizenry to its knees.

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski


A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers by Michael Elsohn Ross  A world of Her Own

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography

Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Fued & Divided a Nation by Sally M. Walker Boundaries

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam 2014

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd Go
Go, by the award-winning graphic designer Chip Kidd, is a stunning introduction to the ways in which a designer communicates his or her ideas to the world.

The Lego Book by Daniel Lipowitz
A visual chronicle of key moments in LEGO history includes coverage of spotlight developments, main toy systems, the LEGOLAND theme parks, and LEGO’s diversification into the visual arts.

The Lego Ideas Book by Daniel Lipowitz Lego Ideas
Features all-new LEGO® building projects, tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations, inspirational builds, and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders.

Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to find resources, make a shelter, create tools, and defend against monsters.

Minecraft: Redstone Handbook Mincraft

Pure Grit: How American WWII Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in The Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell

77 Things You Absolutely Have To Do Before You Finish College by Halley Bondy 77 Things

Staying Strong by Demi Lovato


Heath Ledger: Talented Actor by Stephanie Watson Heath Ledger

Kurt Cobain: Alternative Rock Innovator by Chrös McDougall
A biography of rock musician and youth icon Kurt Cobain who rose to wild fame as a member of “grunge” rock band Nirvana, before succumbing to despair and drug addiction

Jennifer Lawrence: Breakout Actress by Melissa Higgins Jennifer Lawrence

Justin Timberlake: Musician, Actor & Dancer by Marcia Amidon Lusted
Chronicles the life of the popular entertainer who got an early taste of fame with Disney’s “The All New Mickey Mouse Club,” went on to perform as part of boy band ‘N Sync, and eventually became a solo artist and actor.

Pink: Pop Singer & Songwriter by Rebecca Rowell Pink


Gandhi: My Life is My Message by Jason Quinn Gandhi


The Dream Thieves (Book 2 of The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater Dream
Ronan Lynch has secrets. One secret: Ronan can bring things out of his dreams. Sometimes he’s not the only one who wants those things. Ronan is one of the raven boys-a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private school. The path to Glendower has long lived as an undercurrent beneath town. Now, like Ronan’s secrets, it’s beginning to rise to the surface-changing everything in its wake.


New Teen Books for February


And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard And We Stay

Before My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Told in three separate voices, dreamy Claire, seventeen, with her complicated home and love life, shy Max, also seventeen, a state senator’s son whose parents are too focused on the next election to see his pain, and twenty-one-year-old paranoid schizophrenic Barkley teeter on the brink of destruction.

Changers: Drew (Book 1) by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper Changers

Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy

Fake ID by Lamar Giles Fake ID
An African-American teen in the Witness Protection Program moves to a new town and finds himself trying to solve a murder mystery when his first friend is found dead.

Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith Grasshopper Jungle

In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright #3) by Gabrielle Zevin
Anya’s new prominence brings out friends, foes, and ghosts from the past. Certain scores must be settled; certain debts must be paid. Surviving a crime-ridden New York City in the 2080s is looking harder and harder for Anya.

Pieces of Me by Amber Kizer Pieces of Me

The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.

The Shadowhunter’s Codex by Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis The Shadowhunters Codex
Since the thirteenth century, the Shadowhunters Codex has been the one and only manual for Shadowhunters looking to brush up on their demon languages, learn proper stele use, and discover just what exactly a pyxis is. Featured in both The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, this guide is a necessity for any young Nephilim on their journey to becoming a Shadowhunter. Beautifully illustrated, the Codex contains images of the famous Shadowhunter homeland of Idris, as well as depictions of demons and other Downworlders.

Teen Spirit by Francesca Lia Block

Third Strike (The Slayer Chronicles #3) by Heather Brewer Third Strike


A Teen Guide to: Buying Bonds by Tammy Gagne Buying Bonds

: Buying Mutual Funds by MaryLou Morano Kjelle

: Buying Stocks by Claire O’Neal Buying Stocks

: A Dividend Stock Strategy for Teens by Tammy Gagne

: Investment Options for Teens by Tammy Gagne Investment Options

: Safe-Haven Savings by Tammy Gagne

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by  Susan Kuklin Beyond Magenta
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.

The Decade of the 2000’s: Catastrophic Events of the 2000s by Craig E. Blohm

: Cultural Milestones of the 2000s by Craig E. Blohm Cultural Milestones

: Science and Technology of the 2000s by Harry Henderson Sport & Entertainment

: Sports and Entertainment of the 2000s by Carla Mooney

: Terrorism and War of the 2000s by Patricia D. Netzley

Doctor Who FAQ by Dave Thompson Doctor Who FAQ

Expressing the Inner Wild: Tattoos, Piercings Jewelry, and Other Body Art by Stephen G. Gordon

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2014

Nintendo: The Company and Its Founders by Mary Firestone

1 Year, 100 Pounds: My Journey to a Better, Happier Life by Whitney Holcombe 1 Year 100 Pounds

The Ultimate Player’s Guide To Minecraft by Stephen O’Brien


Drummer Boy of Company C: Coming of Age in the Civil War by Mary Louise Clifford Drummer Boy

Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul by Paul Hoblin

Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and The Game That Changed Everything by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson Minecraft

Robert Downey Jr.: Blockbuster Movie Star by Stephanie Watson

This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl and Lori and Wayne Earl This Star

Tupac Shakur: Multi-Platinum Rapper by Ashley Rae Harris


A Match Made in Heaven (My Boyfriend is a Monster #8) by Trina Robbins A Match

The Apocalypse Twins (Uncanny Avengers #2) by Rick Remender

Godbomb (Thor God of Thunder #2) by Jason Aaron Godbomb

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine's

Vanishing Point (Tune Book 1) by Derek Kirk Kim

Still Life (Tune Book 2) by Derek Kirk Kim

Audio Books

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson The Impossible Knife

New Book for September


All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill  All Our Yesterdays
Em must travel back in time to prevent a catastrophic time machine from ever being invented, while Marina battles to prevent the murder of the boy she loves.

Asylum by Madeleine Roux
Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they’re staying–secrets that link them all to the asylum’s dark past.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black  The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Tana, 17, passes out at a party and wakes up in a house filled with corpses. Her friends lie in crusted pools of blood as she searches through piles of belongings for her keys and boots. Her first thought is that someone must have left a window open. In Tana’s world, vampire attacks happen.

Dead Is Just A Dream (Dead Is… #8)  by Marlene Perez
Paranormal warrior Jessica Walsh enlists the help of her psychic neighbor, Daisy Giordano, to help discover who or what is causing Nightshade, California, residents to die in their sleep with horrified looks on their faces.

The Dream Thieves (Book 2 of The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater
Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater are awake, magic is swirling around Blue and The Raven boys and Ronan Lynch’s ability to pull objects from his dreams is almost out of control but worst of all, the mysterious Gray Man is stalking the Lynch family, looking for something called the Greywaren.

Fangirl byRainbow Rowell
Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father.

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin’s parents announce their daughter’s arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.

Invasion by Walter Dean Myers
Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry were friends in Virginia, but now that they are both involved in the Normandy invasion, the differences in their positions is uncomfortable, for Josiah is a white infantryman and Marcus is a black transport driver, the only role the segregated army will allow him.

The League by Thatcher Heldring  The League
Fourteen-year-old Wyatt, hoping to impress a girl and ward off a bully, decides to join his older brother’s summer football league, “The League of Pain,” against the advice of his parents, who think golf is the right sport for him.

The Lord of Opium (Sequel to The House of the Scorpion) by Nancy Farmer
In 2137, 14-year-old Matt is stunned to learn that, as the clone of old El Patron, he is expected to take over as leader of the corrupt drug empire of Opium, where there is also a hidden cure for the ecological devastation facing the rest of the world.

The Morning Star (The Katerina Trilogy, Vol. 3) by Robin Bridges  The Morning Star
Necromancer Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, wages her final battle against against Russia’s greatest threat–Konstantin the Deathless.

Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity sequel) by Elizabeth Wein
When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today’s gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.


Buddhism by Anita Ganeri  Buddhism

Guinness World Records 2014- In YA Reference

Hinduism by Rasamandad Das  Hinduism

Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During WWII by Martin W. Sandler
While Americans fought for freedom and democracy abroad, fear and suspicion towards Japanese Americans swept the country after Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Culling information from extensive, previously unpublished interviews and oral histories with Japanese American survivors of internment camps, Martin W. Sandler gives an in-depth account of their lives before, during their imprisonment, and after their release. Bringing readers inside life in the internment camps and explaining how a country that is built on the ideals of freedom for all could have such a dark mark on its history, this in-depth look at a troubling period of American history sheds light on the prejudices in today’s world and provides the historical context we need to prevent similar abuses of power.

Islam by Cath Senker  Islam

Judaism by Cath Senker

Sikhism by Jane Bingham  Sikhism


Adventure Time (Vol.3) by Ryan North
Jake, Finn, and Marceline want to play video games, but an evil wizard has given BMO a virus, and they must save their computer friend before it is too late.

All New X-Men (Vol. 2): Here To Stay by Brian Michael Bendis  XMen Here To Stay

Animal Land #5-6 by Makoto Raiku

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang  Boxers
In 1898 China, Little Bao has had enough of foreign missionaries and soldiers robbing peasants, and he recruits an army of Boxers to fight to free China from its oppressors.

Captain America (Vol. 1): Castaway In Dimension Z by Rick Remender

The Cartoon Guide to Physics by Larry Gonick and Art Huffman  Cartoon Guide to Physics

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Higurashi When They Cry # 11-15 by Ryukishio7

Frankenstein Illustrated by Gris Grimly  Frankenstein
Retells, in graphic novel format, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of a monster, assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies, who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

Manga Shakespeare: Macbeth Illustrated by Robert Deas

March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell  March

Ouran High School Host Club #6-9 by Bisco Hatori

Saints by Gene Luen Yang
Vibiana, an unwanted fourth child, finds her name and identity in Christianity, but with the Boxer Rebellion in full swing and Chinese Christians facing death, she must decide whether her loyalties lie with her religion or her country.

New Teen Books for August!


The Analects by Confucious  The Analects
Few individuals have shaped their country’s civilization more profoundly than the Master Kong, better-known as Confucius (551-479 BC). His sayings and those of his disciples form the foundation of a distinct social, ethical, and intellectual system. They have retained their freshness and vigor throughout the two and a half millennia of their currency, and are still admired even in today’s China.

The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong by L. Tam Holland
When Vee Crawford-Wong’s history teacher assigns an essay on his family history, Vee knows he’s in trouble. His parents—Chinese-born dad and Texas-bred Mom—are mysteriously and stubbornly close-lipped about his ancestors. So, he makes it all up and turns in the assignment. And then everything falls apart.

Defriended by Ruth Baron  Defriended
A friend request from beyond the grave … Jason has met the perfect girl. OK, so maybe he hasn’t actually MET Lacey yet, but they talk online all the time. Yet despite spending most nights chatting, Lacey refuses to meet up in person. Suspicious, Jason starts googling, and his cyberstalking leads to a shocking discovery: According to multiple newspapers, Lacey died a year earlier. Soon, Jason finds himself enmeshed in a disturbing mystery. Has he found a way to iChat with the dead? Or is someone playing a dangerous trick? Either way, Jason has to discover the truth before it’s too late. You can’t put up away messages from beyond the grave.

The Dissociation of Haruhi Suzumiya by Hagaru Tanigawa
As the second year of high school begins Kyon, the only “normal” member of the SOS Brigade, reconnects with old friend Sasaki creating tension between Sasaki and Haruhi, which could lead to dire consequences.

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick  Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 pistol. But first he must say good-bye to the four people who matter most to him: his Humphrey Bogart–obsessed next-door neighbor, Walt; his classmate Baback, a violin virtuoso; Lauren, the Christian homeschooler he has a crush on; and Herr Silverman, who teaches the high school’s class on the Holocaust. Speaking to each in turn, Leonard slowly reveals his secrets as the hours tick by and the moment of truth approaches.


The Girl Who Was Supposed To Die by April Henry
She doesn’t know who she is. She doesn’t know where she is, or why. All she knows when she comes to in a ransacked cabin is that there are two men arguing over whether or not to kill her. And that she must run. Follow Cady and Ty (her accidental savior turned companion), as they race against the clock to stay alive.

Gated by Amy Christine Parker  Gated
Seventeen-year-old Lyla feels ambivalent when the charismatic leader of her isolated suburban community is told that the end of the world is near and when it arrives they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.

Mermaid In Chelsea Creek by Micelle Tea
Everyone in the broken-down town of Chelsea, Massachusetts, has a story too worn to repeat—from the girls who play the pass-out game just to feel like they’re somewhere else, to the packs of aimless teenage boys, to the old women from far away who left everything behind. But there’s one story they all still tell: the oldest and saddest but most hopeful story, the one about the girl who will be able to take their twisted world and straighten it out. The girl who will bring the magic.

Serafina’s Stories by Rudolfo Anaya  Serafina's Stories
In January 1680 a dozen Pueblo Indians are charged with conspiring to incite a revolution against the colonial government. When the prisoners are brought before the Governor, one of them is revealed as a young woman. Educated by the friars in her pueblo’s mission church, Serafina speaks beautiful Spanish and surprises the Governor with her fearlessness and intelligence.

Seven Minutes in Heaven (A Lying Game Novel #6) by Sara Shepard
In this final volume of The Lying Game, Emma learns the chilling truth about her sister’s murder…but the killer will do whatever it takes to make sure Emma never breathes a word.

Spirit and Dust by Rosemary Clement-Moore  Spirit and Dust
Waking up in a mob boss’s guest bedroom, psychic detective Daisy Goodnight is forced to use her ability to speak with ghosts in order to search throughout the country to locate her captor’s daughter and discover the identity of the Black Jackal.

Torn by David Massey
Witnesses to a mystery on the battlefield, a British medic and an American Navy SEAL confront Afghanistan’s fog of war.

You Know What You Have To Do by Bonnie Shimko  You Know What You Have To Do
You do not kill a man in cold blood and then talk your way out of it. Other than her real name — Mary-Magdalene Feigenbaum — fifteen-year-old Maggie’s problems seem ordinary. She has tiffs with her too-critical mother, a crush on her cute psychologist, and worries that her only friend — fellow outcast Abigail — is morphing into a popular girl, leaving her behind. But Maggie has a few not-so-ordinary problems. A voice in her head is telling her to kill. And not just anyone. Each time the target is a person who has done something terrible to someone Maggie cares for. You know what you have to do, the voice commands. Maggie struggles to resist, but the voice is relentless. And as its demands escalate, her world begins to crumble. With rising suspense, this story of psychological horror introduces a narrator whose own unique voice and irreverent humor are unforgettable – an unlikely hero fighting a desperate battle against incomprehensible evil.

You Look Different In Real Life by Jennifer Castle
Five teens starring in a documentary film series about their ordinary lives must grapple with questions of change and identity under the scrutiny of the camera.


B+ Grades, A+ College Application by Joie Jager-Hyman, EdD  B+ Grades, A+ College App
This alternative college admissions guide gives non-straight-A students advice on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish.

Bushido: The Way of the Samurai by Tsunetomo Yamamoto

Four Year Colleges 2014 by Peterson  Four Year Colleges

How to Train Your Parents in 6 1/2 Days: A Teen’s Guide to Raising People You Can Live With by Margit Crane

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges 2014 by The Staff of the Yale Daily News  Insiders Guide to the Colleges

Make The Grade: Everything You Need To Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed In School by Lesley Schwartz Martin

This Is NOT A Writing Manual: Notes for the Young Writer in the Real Word by Kerri Majors  This Is NOT a Writing Manual


Lady Gaga: Pop’s Glam Queen by Matt Doeden

LeBron James: King of Shots by Anne E. Hill  LeBron James


Achewood #2: Worst Song, Played on Ugliest Guitar by Chris Onstad

Achewood #3: A Home For Scared People by Chris Onstad A Home for Scared People

Adventure Time (Volume 2) by Ryan North

Animal Land 2 by Makoto Raiku  Animal Land

Before Watchmen: Comedian & Rorschach

Before Watchmen: Nite Owl & Dr. Manhattan  Before Watchmen

Case Closed # 7 by Gosho Aoyama

Higurashi When They Cry #7-9 by Ryukishio7  Higurashi

Masks of Anarchy: The History of a RADICAL POEM, from Percy Shelley to the Triangle Factory Fire by Michael Demson

New Teen Books for July!!


Awaken by Meg Cabot  Awaken
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera knew by accepting the love of John Hayden, she’d be forced to live forever in the Underworld. But now her happiness and safety are threatened because the Furies have discovered that John has broken one of their strictest rules, and the only way to fix the balance is for someone to die.

In The Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghostsare real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.

Invisible by Marni Bates  Invisible
It’s not easy being best friends with a celebrity. . . I’m invisible at my high school and I’m fine with it. It’s kind of inevitable with a name like Jane Smith. But when the school newspaper staff insisted that I write a cover story, I decided to find out just how much scandal one geeky girl could uncover. Except I never expected to find myself starting a fist-fight, auditioning for the school’s Romeo &Juliet musical, running away with a Romeo of my own, befriending the most popular girl in school, or trying to avoid one very cute photographer, who makes it impossible to to be invisible. . .

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movie.

No Easy Way Out by Dayna Lorentz

Sylo by D.J. MacHale

Zom-B: Angels (Book 4) by Darren Shan

Non-Fiction  Mortal

College Handbook 2014 by CollegeBoard

Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape by Danica McKellar

The Mortal Instruments Companion by Lois H. Gresh

Graphic Novels and Mangas

Adventure Time (Volume 1) by Ryan North  Adventure Time

Animal Land (#1-3) by Makoto Raiku

Axe Cop #3 by Malachai and Ethan Nicolle
Axe Cop returns with a collection of new, exciting, and unpredictable stories! Written by the endlessly inventive six-year-old Malachi Nicolle and drawn by his Eisner Award-nominated thirty-year-old brother Ethan Nicolle, Axe Cop joins his comrades UniBaby, Bat Warthog Man, and Dinosaur Soldier to fight bad guys and restore justice for kids – and grownups – everywhere!

Before Watchmen: Minutemen and Silk Spectre Before Watchmen1

Before Watchmen: Ozymandias and Crimson Corsair

Case Closed (#’s 6, 8-9) by Gosho Aoyama

The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation by Jonathan Hennessey

Sunny (Volume 1) by Taiyo Matsumoto

Sweet Tooth: Unnatural Habitats (#5) by Jeff Lemire
As the mysterious Captain James Thacker and his crew man a deadly expedition, they will uncover secrets centuries old, but what does any of this have to do with Gus and Jepperd? Plus, while Jeppard, Singh and Gus make plans to head to Alaska, things start to deteriorate for the rest of the group back at the sanctuary!


Sweet Tooth: Wild Game (#6 and final) by Jeff Lemire  Sweet Tooth 6

New Books for May and June


Cross My Heart, Hope to Die (A Lying Game Novel #5) by Sara Shepard
Watching from beyond the grave while her long-lost identical twin, Emma, assumes her identity, Sutton Mercer witnesses the discovery of a dark family secret and realizes that someone from Emma’s past may be her own killer.

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers
Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem.

Fifteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton
Fifteen-year-old Chelsea and her family are spending the summer at a cottage on the shore of Lake Michigan where Chelsea meets and falls for Josh–the cute and shy employee at the new bookstore in town.

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them. (Science Fiction)

Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

Game (Sequel to I Hunt Killers) by Barry Lyga
After solving a deadly case in the small town of Lobo’s Nod, seventeen-year-old Jazz, the son of history’s most infamous serial murderer, travels to New York City to help the police track down the Hat-Dog Killer.

Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan

The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr
Sixteen-year-old San Franciscan Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist. Her chance at a career has passed, and she decides to help her ten-year-old piano prodigy brother, Gus, map out his own future, even as she explores why she enjoyed piano in the first place.

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
Tired of being known as “the gay kid”, Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school–but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.

The Originals by Cat Patrick
Seventeen-year-olds Lizzie, Ella, and Betsy Best are clones, raised as identical triplets by their surrogate mother but living as her one daughter, Elizabeth, until their separate abilities and a romantic relationship force a change.

The Program by Suzanne Young

Sketchy (The Bea Catcher Chronicles: Book 1) by Olivia Samms

This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
Perfect strangers Graham Larkin and Ellie O’Neill meet online when Graham accidentally sends Ellie an e-mail about his pet pig, Wilbur. The two 17-year-olds strike up an e-mail relationship from opposite sides of the country and don’t even know each other’s first names. What’s more, Ellie doesn’t know Graham is a famous actor, and Graham doesn’t know about the big secret in Ellie’s family tree. When the relationship goes from online to in-person, they find out whether their relationship can be the real thing.

Winger by Andrew Smith
Two years younger than his classmates at a prestigious boarding school, fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the Varsity rugby team with some of his frightening new dorm-mates.


The Great Mathematicians: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Universe by Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson

Practice Exam books for:

Regents- Algebra2/Trionometry, Chemister and Physics

AP- English Language and Composition, Environmental Science Exam, U.S. Government & Politics and World History


Rapture Practice: My One-Way Ticket to Salvation by Aaron Hartzler


Axe Cop #2: Bad Guy Earth by Malachai Nicolle and Ethan Nicolle

Blue Bloods by Melissa De La Cruz
Select teenagers from some of New York City’s wealthiest and most socially prominent families learn a startling secret about their bloodlines.

Flight 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8

Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel
Garth Hale is a s good as dead…The only problem is he’s still alive. When Garth Hale is accidentally zapped into the ghost world by Frank Gallows, a washed-up ghost wrangler, he discovers that he has special powers. Soon he finds himself on the run from the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who wants to use Garth’s newfound abilities to tighten his grip on the spirit world. After Garth meets Cecil, his grandfather’s ghost, the two search for a way to get Garth back home, nearly losing hope until Frank Gallows shows up to fix his mistake.

Higurashi 3-6 by Ryukishi07

My Boyfriend is a Moster: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by Robin Mayhill

New Moon (The Graphic Novel, Volume 1) by Stephanie Meyer

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks

Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis

Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis

Sweet Tooth: Unnatural Habitats (Volume 5) by Jeff Lemire

New Book for April


Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Device Book #3) by Cassandra Clare  Clockwork Princess
When seventeen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray is kidnapped by the villainous Mortmain in his final bid for power, the London Institute rallies to save her, but are beset by danger and betrayal at every turn.

Delirium Stories: Hana, Annabel & Raven (Delirium Series) by Lauren Oliver
Hana is told through the perspective of Lena’s best friend, Hana Tate. Set during the tumultuous summer before Lena and Hana are supposed to be cured, this story is a poignant and revealing look at a moment when the girls’ paths diverge and their futures are altered forever. Lena’s mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery—a ghost from Lena’s past—until now. Her journey from teenage runaway to prisoner of the state is a taut, gripping narrative that expands the Delirium world and illuminates events—and Lena—through a new point of view. And as the passionate, fierce leader of a rebel group in the Wilds, Raven plays an integral role in the resistance effort and comes into Lena’s life at a crucial time. Crackling with intensity, Raven is a brilliant story told in the voice of one of the strongest and most tenacious characters in the Delirium world. Science Fiction

Fearless (A Mirrorworld Novel) by Cornelia Funke   Fearless
Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse–a deadly moth in his chest–means he has only one year to live. The journey in Mirrorworld turns into a search against time and against a Goyl treasure hunter for an enchanted crossbow, which is known to strike down any army it faces, and less well known for its healing power when shot by a loved one. Fantasy

Fox Forever (The Jenna Fox Chronciles  Book 3) by Mary E. Pearson
Locke Jenkins has some catching up to do. After spending 260 years as a disembodied mind in a little black box, he has a perfect new body. But before he can move on with his unexpected new life, he’ll have to return the Favor he accepted from the shadowy resistance group known as the Network. Locke must infiltrate the home of a government official by gaining the trust of his daughter, seventeen-year-old Raine, and he soon finds himself pulled deep into the world of the resistance—and into Raine’s life. Science Fiction

Impostor (Sequel to Slide) by Jill Hathaway  Imposter
High school junior Vee Bell realizes that someone knows about and shares her ability to slide into other people’s minds when she suddenly finds herself in strange and very dangerous situations but her sister Mattie, best friend Rollins, and an aunt she never knew provide insights.

Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust by Leanne Lieberman
Lauren Yanofsky doesn’t want to be Jewish anymore. Her father, a noted Holocaust historian, keeps giving her Holocaust memoirs to read, and her mother doesn’t understand why Lauren hates the idea of Jewish youth camps and family vacations to Holocaust memorials. But when Lauren sees some of her friends—including Jesse, a cute boy she likes—playing Nazi war games, she is faced with a terrible choice: betray her friends or betray her heritage.

Light (A Gone Novel #6) by Michael Grant
Answers to every mystery of the FAYZ are revealed, unexpected heroes emerge as sacrifices are made, and the Darkness is finally conquered by a force even more powerful than itself in this conclusion to the Gone series. Fantasy

Oblivion (Book 5 of The Gatekeepers) by Anthony Horowitz   Oblivion
Matt. Pedro. Scott. Jamie. Scar. Five Gatekeepers have finally found one another. And only the five of them can fight the evil force that is on the rise, threatening the destruction of the world. Fantasy

OCD, The Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn
Danielle Levine stands out even at her alternative high school–in appearance and attitude–but when her scathing and sometimes raunchy English essays land her in a social skills class, she meets Daniel, another social misfit who may break her resolve tokeep everyone at arm’s length.

Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl by Carolita Blythe
Faye doesn’t mean to hit the old lady she and her friends are mugging. But she does. The old lady isn’t moving, but Faye has no reason to feel guilty for leaving her there. The old lady might be ancient and wrinkly now. But back in the day, she was as beautiful as they come—a famous movie star. And everyone knows that pretty and mean always go together. But Faye does feel guilty. So she comes back. Slowly, Faye and the old lady form an unlikely friendship, one that pulls Faye out of her life with her abusive mother and destructive “friends” and allows the old lady relief from her loneliness. But in an unfair world in which the pretty girls, no matter how mean, always seem to get everything, while Faye gets nothing, will Faye be able to keep from slipping back to her old ways?

Rotten by Michael Northrop  Rotten
When troubled sixteen-year-old Jimmer “JD” Dobbs returns from a mysterious summer “upstate” he finds that his mother has adopted an abused Rottweiler that JD names Johnny Rotten, but soon his tenuous relationship with the dog is threatened.

Zom-B City (Zom-B 3) by Darren Shan
As zombies overrun London, B battles moral dilemmas and a growing sense of hopelessness at every turn.


Campus Visits & College Interviews by Zola Dincin Schneider & Norman G. Schneider
Explains what to look for when visiting a college campus, tells how to prepare for interviews and shows how to interpret a college catalog.

The College Application Essay by Sarah Myers McGinty  College Application
The 25th- anniversary edition of this best-selling guide gives students simple strategies to maximize the opportunity to “tell us about yourself.” Updated to reflect the experience college applicants face today, this book provides a clear path to an essay that says, “Pick me!”

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden
A commemorative introduction to the Emancipation Proclamation provides excerpts from historical sources, reproductions of archival images, and lesser-known facts that challenge popular beliefs.

Get It Together for College by College Board

How Does Video Game Violence Affect Society? By Patricia D. Netzley

The How-To Handbook: Shortcut and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life by Martin Oliver and Alexandra Johnson

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia 
A historical overview of the land where the popular Legend of Zelda video game series is set includes concept art, a chronology of the games, an exclusive manga comic, and an introduction by the man who created the game that started it all.
Video Game

Your Food Is Fooling You: How Your Brain Is Hijacked by Sugar, Fat and Salt by David A. Kessler, MD



Nicki Minaj  Nicki Minaj




Library Wars #9 by Kiiro Yumi

One Piece 61 & 62 by Eiichiro Oda

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Library Wars

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe—many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy’s original inventions.

Superman: Last Son of Krypton by Geoff Johns
Superman must protect a young boy who crash lands on Earth and seems to be from Krypton, eventually leading to a confrontation with Brainiac.

Who is AC? by Hope Larson
Meet Lin, an average teenage girl who is zapped with magical powers through her cell phone. But just as superpowers can travel through the ether, so can evil. And as Lin starts to get a handle on her powers (while still observing her curfew!) she realizes she has to go head to head with a nefarious villain who spreads his influence through binary code.

New Books for March


The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand by Gregory Galloway  The 39 Deaths
A bored, self-absorbed teenager commits suicide and later wakes up alive, physically unharmed–thirty-nine times.

Behemoth (Leviathan Triology #2) by Scott Westerfeld
Continues the story of Austrian Prince Alek who, in an alternate 1914 Europe, eludes the Germans by traveling in the Leviathan to Constantinople, where he faces a whole new kind of genetically-engineered warships. (Steampunk)

Code (Virals #3) by Kathy Reichs  Code
The Virals must find a geocache concealing a bomb–and the clock is ticking.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits–smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

Fat Angie by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo  Fat Angie
Her sister was captured in Iraq, she’s the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything?

The Kiss (Witch & Wizard Series) by James Patterson and Jill Dembowski
For the first time in their lives, Wisty and Whit Allgood find themselves at odds as Wisty is drawn to a mysterious and magical stranger named Heath.

The Madness Underneath (Shades of London Book 2) by Maureen Johnson The Madness
After her near-fatal run-in with the Jack the Ripper copycat, Rory Devereaux is back in London to help solve a new string of inexplicable deaths plaguing the city.

Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza
Sixteen-year-old Mila discovers she is not who–or what–she thought she was, which causes her to run from both the CIA and a rogue intelligence group. (Science Fiction)

Pieces by Chris Lynch  Pieces
Eighteen-year-old Eric deals with the loss of his older brother Duane by meeting three of the seven recipients of Duane’s organs a year after his death, and pondering who they are to him, and he to them.

Prisoner B-3087 by Ruth and Jack Gruener
Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation of Dachau. (Historical Fiction)

Requiem (Delirium Trilogy book #3) by Lauren Oliver Requiem
While Lena navigates the increasingly dangerous Wilds, her best friend, Hana, lives a safe, loveless life in Portland. (Science Fiction)

The Sin Eater’s Confession by Ilsa J. Bick
People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. I guess you could say I knew Jimmy as well as anyone (which was not very well). I knew what scared him. And I knew he had dreams even if I didn’t understand them. Even if he nearly ruined my life to pursue them.Jimmy’s dead now, and I definitely know that better than anyone. I know about blood and bone and how bodies decompose. I know about shadows and stones and hatchets. I know what a last cry for help sounds like. I know what blood looks like on my own hands. What I don’t know is if I can trust my own eyes. I don’t know who threw the stone. Who swung the hatchet? Who are the shadows? What do the living owe the dead?

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson  The Summer Prince
In a Brazil of the distant future, June Costa falls in love with Enki, a fellow artist and rebel against the strict limits of the legendary pyramid city of Palmares Três’ matriarchal government, knowing that, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.

Trinkets by Kirsten Smith
When three Lake Oswego High School girls from different social groups, good-girl Elodie, popular Tabitha, and tough Moe, meet in a rehabilitation group, they discover they have much more in common than shoplifting. (Verse)

The Twelve-Fingered Boy by John Horner Jacobs  12 Fingered Boy
Fifteen-year-old Shreve Cannon doesn’t mind juvie. He’s got a good business dealing contraband candy, and three meals a day are more than his drunk mother managed to provide. In juvie, the rules never change and everyone is the same. In juvie, Shreve has life figured out. Then the new fish shows up. Jack’s a quiet kid. Small. Cries himself to sleep too. He’s no standard-issue titty-baby, though. There’s his hands–more specifically his fingers, all twelve of ‘em. And when he gets angry, something weird happens. The air wavers. You feel a slight pressure in your chest. And then…well, best take cover. Jack isn’t the only new face in juvie. There’s Mr. Quincrux. Quincrux has an unusual interest in Jack and Shreve, and it quickly becomes clear that innocent bystanders aren’t going to get in his way. So Jack and Shreve bust out. On the lam, they quickly discover that Jack has abilities–hell, superpowers–that might just give them a fighting chance against Quincrux, if they can stay alive long enough to figure them out.

When We Wake by Karen Healey
In 2027, sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl–playing the guitar, falling in love, and protesting the wrongs of the world with her friends. But then Tegan dies, waking up 100 years in the future as the unknowing first government guinea pig to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived. Appalling secrets about her new world come to light, and Tegan must choose to either keep her head down or fight for a better future. (Science Fiction)

Zom-B Underground (Zom-B #2) by Darren Shan
Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life- and battle- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Why exactly was B saved? And is there anyone left in the world to trust?


The Prom Book by Lauren Metz  The Prom book


Higuashi When They Cry #1 by Ryukishi07

New Book for February


Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillians) by Laurie Boyle Crompton  Blaze
Treated badly by Mark, on whom she had a crush, seventeen-year-old Blaze posts a comic strip featuring him as a supervillain and Mark retaliates by spreading a “sext” of Blaze, but her little brother and his friends heroically come to her aid.

The Bridge of Death (The Paranormalists #4) by Megan Atwood
Best friends Jinx and Jackson suspect a ghost may be responsible when several popular students decide to harm themselves by jumping off a local bridge.

Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, Book the First) by Gail Carriger Etiquette
In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.

Homeland by Cory Doctorow
When Marcus, once called M1k3y, receives a thumbdrive containing evidence of corporate and governmental treachery, his job, fame, family, and well-being, as well as his reform-minded employer’s election campaign, are all endangered.

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner  Maggot Moon
What if the football hadn’t gone over the wall. On the other side of the wall there is a dark secret. And the devil. And the Moon Man. And the Motherland doesn’t want anyone to know. But Standish Treadwell — who has different-colored eyes, who can’t read, can’t write, Standish Treadwell isn’t bright — sees things differently than the rest of the “train-track thinkers.” So when Standish and his only friend and neighbor, Hector, make their way to the other side of the wall, they see what the Motherland has been hiding. And it’s big…One hundred very short chapters, told in an utterly original first-person voice, propel readers through a narrative that is by turns gripping and darkly humorous, bleak and chilling, tender and transporting.

The Mayhem On Mohawk Avenue (The Paranormalists #3) by Megan Atwood
High schoolers Jinx and Jackson investigate a new student’s claim that ghosts are following him.

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys  Out of the Easy
Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation (Historical Fiction).

Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles 2) by Marissa Meyer
Scarlet Benoit and Wolf, a street fighter who may have information about her missing grandmother, join forces with Cinder as they try to stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana in this story inspired by Little Red Riding Hood.

The Whole Stupid Way We Are by N. Griffin  The Whole Stupid
During a cold winter in Maine, fifteen-year-old Dinah sets off a heart-wrenching chain of events when she tries to help best friend and fellow misfit Skint deal with problems at home, including a father who is suffering from early onset dementia.



How Does Cell Phone Use Impact Teenagers?  by Patricia D. Netzley  Same-Sex

Should Same-Sex Marriage Be Legal? by Bonnie Szumski & Jill Karson



Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Higurashi When They Cry 2  by Ryukishi07  HigurashiSumo

Saturn Apartments  4&5 by Hisae Iwaoka

Sumo by Thien Pham

New Books for January Part II


Is Social Networking Beneficial to Society? by Bonnie Szumski and Jill Karson
What are the origins of the social networking debate? — Is social networking changing the nature of relationships? — How has social networking impacted political and international events? — How does social networking affect education and the workplace? — Does social networking pose a threat to privacy?

Kaplan SAT Subject Test: Mathematics Level 1 2013-2014

Kaplan SAT Subject Test: Mathematics Level 2 2013-2014


Graphic Novels

Akira 1-6 by Katsuhiro Otomo

Bleach 48-53 by Tite Kubo

Case Closed 1-5 by Gosho Aoyama

One Piece 56 by Eiichiro Oda

Ouran High School Host Club 1-5 by Bisco Hatori

Peanut by Ayun Halliday and Paul Hoppe
Worried about transferring to a new school, Sadie comes up with the idea of faking a peanut allergy. She thinks that pretending to have a life-threatening condition will draw attention to her and generate sympathy. Her predictions come true, and she makes several new friends and even attracts a boyfriend. But as time passes, Sadie finds it harder and harder to keep up with her lies, and her story begins to unravel.

The Walking Dead 1-8 Created by Robert Kirkman



Ali’s Pretty Little Lies (A Pretty Little Liars Prequel) by Sara Shepard
Before there was A, there was Alison DiLaurentis. Boys wanted to date her, girls wanted to be her, and somebody wanted her dead. . . .

Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate
While recuperating after a car accident in Spiker Biotech’s lush San Francisco facilities, sixteen-year-old Evening Spiker meets Solo Plissken, a very attractive, if off-putting boy her age who spent his life at Spiker Biotech. Like Evening, he’s never questioned anything … until now. Solo drops hints to Evening that something isn’t right, and Evening’s mother may be behind it. Evening puts this out of her mind and begins her summer internship project: To simulate the creation of the perfect boy. With the help of Solo, Evening uncovers secrets so big they could change the world completely.

Finale (The 4th and book of the Hugh, Hush saga) by Becca Fitzpatrick
Nora and Patch must hide their relationship in order to end the war between the fallen angels and the Nephilim.

Gates of Paradise (A Blue Bloods novel) by Melissa De La Cruz
In the final installment of the Blue Bloods series, the young vampires of Manhattan must make terrible sacrifices in order to triumph over Lucifer and the Silver Bloods.

Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo
From the moment she sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It’s problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university student, while Amelia, 15, is 15.

Shades of Earth (Across the Universe Trilogy, Book 3) by Beth Revis
Amy and Elder have finally left the oppressive walls of the spaceship Godspeed behind. They’re ready to start life afresh–to build a home–on Centauri-Earth, the planet that Amy has traveled 25 trillion miles across the universe to experience.
But this new Earth isn’t the paradise Amy had been hoping for. There are giant pterodactyl-like birds, purple flowers with mind-numbing toxins, and mysterious, unexplained ruins that hold more secrets than their stone walls first let on. The biggest secret of all? Godspeed‘s former passengers aren’t alone on this planet. And if they’re going to stay, they’ll have to fight.

Silence (Hush, Hush 3) by Becca Fitzpatrick
Patch and Nora enter a desperate fight to stop a villain who holds the power to shatter everything they’ve worked for — and their love — forever.

Uses For Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt
Anna remembers a time before boys, when she was little and everything made sense. When she and her mom were a family, just the two of them against the world. But now her mom is gone most of the time, chasing the next marriage, brining home the next stepfather. Anna is left on her own—until she discovers that she can make boys her family. From Desmond to Joey, Todd to Sam, Anna learns that if you give boys what they want, you can get what you need. But the price is high—the other kids make fun of her; the girls call her a slut. Anna’s new friend, Toy, seems to have found a way around the loneliness, but Toy has her own secrets that even Anna can’t know.