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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

by Penelope Bagieu

Spanning the globe and the ages, Brazen, is a graphic novel that illustrates 29 stories of women who have dared to live life by their own rules. Subjects range from ancient Chinese Empress Wu Zetian, who founded the Zhou Dynasty, to astronaut Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space. Bagieu portrays each woman’s life with clear visual story-telling and a sense of humor. These… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services January 29, 2019
Puddin' Puddin'

by Julie Murphy

Following the Dolly Parton-loving, pageant-subverting book, Dumplin’, this companion novel focuses on Millie Michalchuk. In Dumplin’, Millie stole hearts as the sweet pageant hopeful with the can-do attitude. In Puddin’ we learn that every summer, Millie’s mom sends her to “fat camp.” This year Millie wants to go to journalism camp instead. Fate brings Millie… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services January 16, 2019
Stephen McCranie's Space Boy. Volume 1 Stephen McCranie's Space Boy. Volume 1

by Stephen McCranie

Amy is a high school student with the unique gift of synesthesia, a neurological condition where the brain mixes up senses. To Amy, everyone has a flavor. Her mom is the flavor of mint and her dad is like chocolate. She's never met anyone who didn’t have a flavor. Then, she moves to Earth and meets Space Boy, who is flavorless. Space Boy is filled with nothingness. Something tragic made… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 03, 2018
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel

by Val Emmich

The Tony award-winning musical is now a novel! Anxiety-ridden Evan Hansen finds himself in an odd situation when he lies about being best friends with suicide victim, Connor Murphy. Connor’s family cling to Evan as they grieve the loss of their son, and Evan finds he is pleasantly pleased to feel a part of the Murphy family. A single lie leads down the rabbit hole to complex truths in this… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services December 03, 2018
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

by Masashi Kishimoto

You may already know the story of Naruto, a young shinobi (or ninja). As a teen, he went through many trials to eventually become the most powerful ninja in his village called Hagata. Now Naruto has a son, Boruto. Boruto is not very happy that his dad is Hagata because it means his dad works a lot and is not around very much. He even misses important occasions like birthdays. But when Boruto… Continue

Teen Services Recommended by Teen Services October 18, 2018