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.
Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband—these are the things a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. With a government scholarship around the corner, these dreams aren’t too far out of reach. But the girl’s dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by a terrorist group in the middle of the night.
The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas (Morriston Superheroes, Book One)
Abby Hamilton’s older brother moonlights as a superhero, but she has no interest in following in his footsteps. Then a “supervillain” called Iron Phantom saves her life and warns her that not everyone in the “hero” world is who they seem to be. Now, Abby’s the one who’ll need to leap into action and save the day.
The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse
Rett and Bryn, both sixteen, wake in a locked facility, unaware of how they got there, whether they can trust each other, and who or what is with them.
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
After her sister and songwriting partner, Lee, dies in an automobile accident, seventeen-year-old Rumi is sent to Hawaii with an aunt she barely knows while she and her mother grieve separately.
Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower by Christian McKay Heidicker
Phoebe and her mom are forced to flee flesh-eating plants, radioactive ants, and blobs from outer space. They survive thanks to Phoebe’s dad—an invisible titan, whose giant eyes warn them where the next monster attack will take place. But when her mom mysteriously vanishes, Phoebe is left to fend for herself in small-town Pennybrooke. That’s when Phoebe starts to transform…