Tuesday, November 27, 2007

New Title!

Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
by Gabrielle Zevin

If Naomi had picked tails, she would have won the coin toss. She wouldn’t have had to go back for the yearbook camera, and she wouldn’t have hit her head on the steps. She wouldn’t have woken up in an ambulance with amnesia. She certainly would have remembered her boyfriend, Ace. She might even have remembered why she fell in love with him in the first place. But Naomi picked heads

Thursday, October 25, 2007

National Book Award Teen Winner Announced!

by Sherman Alexie

Based on the authors own experiences, this first young adult novel by bestselling author Alexie features poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney that reflect the characters art as it chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy attempting to break away from the life he was destined to live.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Featured Book

The Rules for Hearts
by Sara Ryan

Ryan delivers this follow-up to her award-winning Empress of the World. Battle Hall Davies is spending her summer in Portland, where's she's quickly swept into a community Shakespeare production, its all-night card games, and into the arms of her new roommate.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Book of the Week

Rat Life
by Tedd Arnold

Todd goes from making beds at his family's motel to working at the drive-in theater when he meets young Vietnam vet Rat. When a dead body is found in the Chemanga River, Rat seems to be a part of the puzzle.

Friday, May 18, 2007

Featured Book

by Laurie Halse Anderson

In her latest novel, New York Times bestselling author Halse tackles a controversial subject: what it means to be man today, as a string of events and changes has high school senior Tyler Miller questioning his place in school, in his family, and in the world.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Teen Reading Program is coming!

June 26, 2007.

Sign up at your local branch or online. New for this year: Online book reviews. Free book upon completion...All this with the same great food and grab box items as before!

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Speaking of the Web...

Bring your currently valid HB Library Card to the Teen Center and log onto the Web or MS Office. High-speed connection. Two hours per day. Free.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Book of the Week

by Dana Reinhardt

Anna, Emma, and Mariah concoct a story about why they're late getting home one night--a "harmless" little lie. Suddenly the police are involved, and a man is arrested and accused of a crime that never happened.

Friday, March 30, 2007

Book of the Week

Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
by Mal Peet

From the author of the acclaimed Keeper comes a powerfully moving, Carnegie Medal-winning story about love, lies, and secrets set against the daily fear and horror of Nazi-occupied Holland.

Book of the Week

Wildwood Dancing
by Juliet Marillier

From the author of several highly popular fantasy novels, including the Sevenwaters Trilogy and the Bridei Chronicles, comes an unforgettable young adult fairy tale in which a young woman will be tested in ways she cannot imagine--tests of trust, strength, and true love.

Book of the Week

The New Policeman
by Kate Thompson

Who knows where the time goes? There is never enough of it in Kinvara, or anywhere else in Ireland for that matter. When J.J. Liddy's mother says that what she really wants for her birthday is more time in her day, J.J. decides to find her some.