Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.
Terrorist: Gavrilo Princip, the Assassin Who Ignited World War I by Henrik Rehr (Graphic Novel)
On June 28, 1914, a young man shot the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Europe would not know peace again for five years. More than 16 million people would die in the fighting that came to be known as World War I. This graphic novel imagines the life of Gavrilo and the circumstances leading up to the killing.
Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell
Nicolette’s awful stepsisters call her “Mechanica.” And it’s true that she is an inventor. When she discovers a secret workshop, she may have found the tools to make her dreams, including attending the royal ball, come true.
A Little in Love by Susan Fletcher
As a young child Eponine never knew kindness, except once from her family’s kitchen slave, Cosette. When they meet again, having fallen for the same for the same boy, she must decide what friendship is worth.
Shackled by Tom Leveen
Pelly has been suffering from severe panic attacks ever since her best friend, Tara, disappeared from a mall six years ago. She’s slowly starting to get better, but when she thinks she sees Tara, she finds the strength to help her friend, even if it means putting herself into real danger.
Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond
Walter, who is white, is falling in love with Naomi, who is black. Their relationship is put to the test when Walter’s cop father is accused of racial profiling.