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.
Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women’s Rights Club. They post their thoughts online—and soon go viral. They both positive support but are also targeted by online trolls. When the principal shuts the club down, they will risk everything for their voices—and those of other young women—to be heard.
Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst
In Sky Hawkins’s family, leading your first heist is a major milestone—a chance to gain power and acceptance within your family, and within society. But stealing your first treasure can be complicated, especially when you’re a wyvern—a human capable of turning into a dragon. As Sky prepares, she discovers secrets about her family, and a dark truth about were-dragon society—a truth more valuable and dangerous than gold or jewels could ever be.
Bloom by Kevin Panetta (Graphic Novel)
Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his band―if he can persuade his dad to let him quit his job at their family bakery. But while interviewing candidates for his replacement, Ari meets Hector, an easygoing guy who loves baking as much as Ari wants to escape it. As they become closer over batches of bread, love is ready to bloom … that is, if Ari doesn’t ruin everything.
Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus
Ellery has to move to Echo Ridge, a town known for missing girls, to live with her grandmother. Before she even starts school, someone declares open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing. Ellery knows everyone has secrets, but in Echo Ridge, it’s safest to keep your secrets to yourself.
Flight of a Starling by Lisa Heathfield
Rita and Lo, sisters and best friends, have spent their lives on the wing – flying through the air in their trapeze act, never staying in one place for long. Family means everything to them. Until Lo meets a boy. Suddenly, she wants nothing more than to stay still. And as secrets start to tear apart the close-knit circus community, how far will Lo go to keep her feet on the ground?