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.
Of Better Blood by Susan Moger
It’s 1922 and Rowan has survived polio, and happy to be alive despite her handicap. She’s even been recruited to play the role of a cripple in a county fair eugenics exhibit. But not everyone agrees with the state laws that promote perfection. When Dorchy befriends Rowan and helps her see her inner beauty and strength, the two decide to try to save the other children and make a truly better world for everyone.
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (Charlotte Holmes, Book One)
Jamie Watson isn’t exactly thrilled about going to Sherringford prep school, not least because of Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter. From everything Jamie has heard about Charlotte, it seems safer to admire her from afar. And despite the energy between them they seem destined to be rivals—until a student dies under suspicious circumstances and Jamie and Charlotte are framed for murder.
The Truth by Jeffry W. Johnston
When Chris wakes up tied to a chair in a dark basement, he knows that he’s trapped—and why. He shot and killed Derek’s little brother. Derek is desperate to prove his brother didn’t deserve to die. And if kidnapping his brother’s killer is the only way to the truth, than he’ll go to extremes. They both want the truth, but that truth may be more than they can handle.
Secret of the Seeds by Kate Muus
Ceres is being girl forced to live with her aunt and uncle for the summer. An expected death leads to an unexpected heirloom: seeds that turn her and the farmhand, Bry, into fugitives, running from a company that would do anything to destroy the knowledge of their existence.
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Dill, the only son of a Pentecostal minister, has to handle vipers both as part of his father’s religion and in the form of bullies at school. He and his fellow outcast friends just want to make it through senior year. But will their diverging paths mean the end of their friendship?