CIVIC CENTER BRANCH
New Teen Materials
Received in June 2007
Beowulf adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds
This is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel version of the epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf.
Captives by Tom Pow
When two families are kidnapped while vacationing in the Caribbean, they come to understand something
of the island's political backdrop and the events that fuel their captors' actions.
Cherub, a Division of MI5 by Robert Muchamore
James is recruited into CHERUB, a secret division of MI5 which consists of teenage spies. The action is
similar to the Alex Rider books, but grittier. Enjoy this series of missions in paperback: 1--The Recruit;
2--The Dealer; 3--Maximum Security; 4--The Killing; 5--Divine Madness; 6--Man vs. Beast.
A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve
London is a radioactive wreck. Tom Natsworthy, who fled the city twenty years ago, and his daughter
Wren return to uncover a mystery. But they aren’t the only people who are interested in London…
The Decoding of Lana Morris by Laura and Tom McNeal
For sixteen-year-old Lana life is often difficult, with a flirtatious foster father, an ice queen foster mother,
a houseful of special needs children to care for, and bullies harassing her, until the day she ventures into
an antique shop and buys a drawing set that may change her life.
Does My Head Look Big in This? By Randa Abdel-Fattah
Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough,
but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time
as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.
The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares
Three longtime friends spend a fateful summer on Fire Island in this coming-of-age novel. From the
Traveling Pants author, this book about young adults is su