Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and to place a hold.
It took only twenty-two minutes for Kirby Matheson to exit his car, march onto school grounds, enter the gymnasium, and open fire, killing six and injuring five others. But this isn’t a story about the shooting itself. Each chapter is told from a different victim’s viewpoint, giving insight into who Kirby was and who he’d become.
Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger
Clair’s neighbors are whippoorwills, the kind of people who fill their yards with rusted car parts and old broken furniture. She tries to ignore them, but when a black dog named Wally is chained up to a pole in the yard next door, she knows she has to save him. She has no idea that in doing so she might also fall in love.
Breakaway by Kat Spears
Jason could always count on his three best friends. But when his sister dies and he needs them more than ever they start to drift apart. When he meets Raine, he isn’t sure if he’s falling in love, grieving for his sister, or trying to hold onto the friendships he has always relied on.
Don’t Fail Me Now by Una LaMarche
Michelle struggles to keep her siblings together while her mom is in jail. Leah’s biggest concern is getting college applications in on time. They only have one thing in common: the father who abandoned them both. When they hear he is dying, they make the journey across the country to see him one last time, but find more than they expected.
Edgewater by Courtney Sheinmel
It’s been 12 years since Lorrie’s mother skipped town and left her in the care of her unstable aunt in a neglected, decrepit mansion called Edgewater. Her shame for her family keeps her alone, even when Charlie takes an interest in her. But his family is hiding something, too.