Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog to find the book or place a hold.
Saving Red by Sonya Sones
Molly reluctantly volunteers to participate in Santa Monica’s annual homeless count, just to get her school’s community service requirement out of the way. But when she ends up meeting Red, a spirited homeless girl only a few years older than she is, Molly makes it her mission to reunite her with her family in time for Christmas.
Burn Girl by Mandy Mikulencak
Arlie has been scarred and taking care of her addict mother since her stepfather blew up his meth lab and killed three people. But when her mom overdoses, Arlie finds herself living in a 31-foot Airstream trailer with an eccentric uncle and attending high school for the first time. Despite her scars, she starts to believe she might find a place for herself—until her stepfather finds her.
Be Good Be Real Be Crazy by Chelsey Philpot
When Mia first waltzed into Homer’s small corner of Florida, her bold approach to life changed Homer’s entire world. It wasn’t long before he was hopelessly in love. Now Mia is moving away—and Homer and his younger brother, Einstein, are helping her drive hundreds of miles to her new home. This is Homer’s last chance to tell Mia how he really feels. And with so many detours in front of them, anything could happen.
Freedom’s Just Another Word by Caroline Stellings
The year Easy meets Janis Joplin is the year everything changes. Easy is a car mechanic in her dad’s shop, but she can sing the blues like someone twice her age. Janis Joplin recognizes Easy’s talent and asks her to meet her in Texas to sing. So Easy begins an unusual journey that will change everything.
A Patron Saint for Junior Bridesmaids by Shelley Tougas
Mary Margaret Miller is going to be a junior bridesmaid–that is, if she isn’t grounded for the rest of her life. She’s feuding with school bully Brent Helzinski, and her cousin Eden, aka The Bride, is clashing with her grandmother about wedding plans. Mary knows it’s her job as a junior bridesmaid to make the day run smoothly, but she sure could use a little help from above.