Monday, April 24, 2023

National Library Week 2023

In celebration of National Library Week checkout some of these library themed YA Books!

The Library of Lost Things explores the themes of friendship, growing up, and finding love against the backdrop of a heartbreaking mother-daughter relationship. From the moment she first learned to read, literary genius Darcy Wells has spent most of her time living in the worlds of her books.

Description. From National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor comes an epic fantasy about a mythic lost city and its dark past. The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around–and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared his dream chose poorly.

Charlotte Holmes has always been a fascination of Jamie's but when they do meet, it doesn't go well. When a student turns up dead, taken right out of a Sherlock Holmes story, and Charlotte and Jamie find themselves as the main suspects, they team up to investigate and prove they're being framed.

Owning private books is a crime. Jess Brightwell is the son of a black market book smuggler, sent to the Library to compete for a position as a scholar . . . but even as he forms friendships and finds his true gifts, he begins to unearth the dark secrets of the greatest, most revered institution in the world.

It focuses on Jacob Portman, Emma Bloom, and Addison MacHenry trying to save their friends. Jacob and Emma meet a man named Myron Bentham, who is Alma LeFay Peregrine and Caul's brother. They learn that Jacob is more than he seems and is likely the final key to the Library of Souls.

Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this graphic novel tells the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz.

The Librarian of Auschwitz is a young adult fiction novel based on the true story of Dita Kraus, who was only 13 years of age when she and her parents were sent to the Terezin ghetto, and then to the only "family camp" of the Auschwitz-Birknenau extermination camp in Poland during the Nazi invasion.

The Magic Fish is a semi-autobiographical graphic novel written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen. The novel tells the story of Tiến Phong, a second generation American Vietnamese teenager, who helps his mother learn English through fairy tales while struggling to tell her about his sexuality.

Book Love is a gift book of comics tailor-made for tea-sipping, spine-sniffing, book-hoarding bibliophiles. Debbie Tung's comics are humorous and instantly recognizable--making readers laugh while precisely conveying the thoughts and habits of book nerds. Book Love is the ideal gift to let a book lover know they're understood and appreciated.  

After dropping out of high school to chase her dream of Broadway stardom, 18-year-old Josie has landed in Montana with frayed relationships, a bruised ego, and a nanny job.


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Friday, April 21, 2023

BHS Book Club April 2023


April 20, 2023

FIVE FEET APART is about two teens with cystic fibrosis (CF) dealing with first love and the uncertainty of their futures. Stella's an organized achiever who has her life in order and manages her medications and treatments efficiently.

Rating: 3.3

Readers thought that it was a quick read. Many had seen the movie prior to reading the book. Without realizing it was a book first. 

Monday, April 3, 2023

New YA Books March 2023

Checkout all the new YA Books in our Young Adult (YA) Room! If you have any speial requests feel free to ask a librarian! 

With just one shot at Jupiter's moon, Naomi is determined to find out if there is dangerous alien life on Europa before she and her crew get there. Leo, back on Earth, has been working with renegade scientist Dr. Greta Wagner, who promises to fly him to space where he can dock with Naomi's ship.

A Love Story is the eagerly-anticipated sequel to Dana Schwartz's #1 bestselling gothic romance, Anatomy: A Love Story. Hazel Sinnett is alone and half-convinced the events of the year before—the immortality, Beecham's vial—were a figment of her imagination. She doesn't even know if Jack is alive or dead.

Margot hasn't been able to stop thinking about Zach, the dreamy American boy she met one magical night in Paris. In an instant, they fell head over heels in love and spent the perfect evening ensemble—sealed with a kiss and a promise: if the universe wants them to be together, fate will find a way.

Six teen influencers in the worlds of beauty, gaming, books, and more are invited to a late medieval Gothic era–themed resort, the brainchild of a billionaire who has spared no expense in building an eerie amusement park on the newly created, human-made Jagged Island.

It follows protagonist Darren Shan, a lover of spiders who attends an outlawed freak show with his friend Steve Leonard and encounters a vampire who controls his pet spider with his mind. Darren and Steve decide to abduct the spider, but find that the task of controlling it is more than they bargained for.

Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque Du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a Vampire's Assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting.

Darren Shan, the Vampire's Assistant, gets a taste of the city when he leaves the Cirque Du Freak with Evra and Mr. Crepsley. When corpses, drained of blood, are discovered, Darren and Evra are compelled to confront a foul creature of the night who may prove to be the end of them all...

By March of Owen Edmonds's senior year, eleven students at Masonville High School have committed suicide. Amid the media frenzy and chaos, Owen tries to remain levelheaded--until he endures his own near-death experience and wakes to a distressing new reality.

When four recent high school graduates return home from a weekend of camping, they expect to go back to life as usual. Instead, the boys discover empty streets, abandoned cars, and utter silence—everyone has disappeared. As the friends attempt to solve the mystery, they stumble upon more questions than answers.

Adelaide has lived her whole life in rural Ethiopia as the white American daughter of an anthropologist. Then her family moves to South Carolina, in 1964. Adelaide vows to find her way back to Ethiopia, marry Maicaah, and become part of the village for real.

"Escape" features 15-year-old Parker Buckman, who ends up in south Florida after his father, a park ranger is transferred to work in the Everglades. The father of Parker's friend, Angelica (Jelly), is transferred to the same location. Parker and Jelly befriend Wilson, a native American, and life starts to look up . . .

In this book, everyone finds out when they're going to die when they have a seizure at the exact half-way point of their individual life. Sixteen-year-old Flint knows he's about to die, so he returns to his hometown with his divorced parents to spend some last quality time together.

The Family Fortuna by Lindsay Eagar is YA fantasy novel that follows the tumultuous life of Avita, a monstrous bird woman living within the cage that is the circus scene of The Family Fortuna. But her world is turned upside down when a 'fresh off the block' comes and makes portraits of her.

A House with a terrifying appetite haunts a broken family in this atmospheric horror, perfect for fans of Mexican Gothic. When Jade Nguyen arrives in Vietnam for a visit with her estranged father, she has one goal: survive five weeks pretending to be a happy family in the French colonial house Ba is restoring.

Kasey struggles with the lengths she'll go to survive on the streets after stealing a pair of unusual novelty glasses. Samantha and her sister, Susie, struggle to exist side by side, desperate to connect after a horrific tragedy.

It follows the adventures of four best friends — Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, Bridget Vreeland, and Carmen Lowell, who will be spending their first summer apart when a magical pair of jeans comes into their lives, turning their summer upside down. The book was adapted into a film of the same name in 2005.

Raised as a Six, Aspen Leger never dreamed that he would find himself living in the palace. In The Guard, get an inside look at Aspen's life as a palace guard—and the truth about his world that America will never know.

Ollie never expected his summer fling with unbearably sweet Will to survive after vacation, but when his family decides to stay in North Carolina, he lets himself hope. Those hopes are crushed when he learns that the guy he knew from summer isn't the same one attending Collinswood High.

A retelling of Treasure Island, A Clash of Steel follows Xiang, a sheltered teen living in a no-where village. When a mysterious girl named Anh steals Xiang's pendant, the only remnant of her dead father, the two girls discover that the pendant may lead to treasure belonging to the Head of the Dragon fleet.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel comes to high school in acclaimed author Katie Henry's coming-of-age YA contemporary about a girl who accidentally falls into the world of stand-up comedy. Perfect for fans of John Green and Becky Albertalli!

Sixteen-year-old Izzy is used to keeping her thoughts to herself--in school, where her boyfriend does the talking for her, and at home, where it's impossible to compete with her older siblings and high-powered parents.

When she mistakenly walks into a stand-up comedy club and performs, the experience is surprisingly cathartic. After the show, she meets Mo, an aspiring comic who's everything Izzy's not: bold, confident, comfortable in her skin. Mo invites Izzy to join her group of friends and introduces her to the Chicago open mic scene.

The only problem Her new friends are college students--and Izzy tells them she's one, too. Now Izzy, the dutiful daughter and model student, is sneaking out to perform stand-up with her comedy friends. Her controlling boyfriend is getting suspicious, and her former best friend knows there's something going on.

But Izzy loves comedy and this newfound freedom. As her two parallel lives collide--in the most hilarious of ways--Izzy must choose to either hide what she really wants and who she really is, or finally, truly stand up for herself.

When Cody Knight, a professional football player and graduate of their Atlanta, Georgia, high school, is disciplined for taking a knee in contravention of a new rule, the girls rally their cheerleading team to take a knee during a high school football game in solidarity against police brutality.

Eighteen-year-old Spencer Sandoval is an ambitious overachiever who, unlike some of her more privileged peers, has worked ceaselessly to secure a spot on the coveted headmaster's list at her predominantly White Los Angeles prep school.

this book follows two black girls: one in the present and one ten years in the past. daisy sees dead people. she's normally able to keep this ability under control, but when she and her mom move into a secluded mansion they inherited, she can't seem to shake off the ghosts inside.

Ash is a 17-year-old football player. During a game he gets hit hard and after that the things start to get weirder and weirder. At first it's the small things that are off, but every next time he gets hit, his world changes beyond comprehension or control.

Amy, a dancer eager to explore life outside her family's home. As the four March sisters come into their own as independent young women, they will face first love, health struggles, heartbreak, and new horizons. But they will face it all together.

It follows Harry Potter's struggles through his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, including the surreptitious return of the antagonist Lord Voldemort, O.W.L. exams, and an obstructive Ministry of Magic.

In a fallen kingdom, one girl carries the key to discovering the secrets of her nation's past—and unleashing the demons that sleep at its heart. An epic fantasy series inspired by the mythology and folklore of ancient China.

Prince Arthur's a depressed botanist who would rather marry a library than a princess, Lancelot's been demoted to castle guard after a terrible lie, and Emry Merlin has arrived at the castle disguised as her twin brother since girls can't practice magic.

Sixteen-year-old Prudence Perry is a legacy Ladybird Scout, born to a family of hunters sworn to protect humans from mulligrubs―interdimensional parasites who feast on human emotions like sadness and anger.

Graziadei's Icebreaker is an irresistible YA debut about two hockey players fighting to be the best―and the romance that catches them by surprise along the way. Seventeen-year-old Mickey James III is a college freshman, a brother to five sisters, and a hockey legacy.

It was an interesting retelling! Lies We Sing to the Sea is a sapphic fantasy novel which is inspired by Greek mythology, where twelve girls from the kingdom of Ithaca are hanged as a gift to Poseidon. Leto is one of the twelve fated to be put to death without being given a choice.

In 1954, American Wes Santee, Australian John Landy, and Englishman Roger Bannister each independently endeavor to achieve the never-before-accomplished and seemingly superhuman goal of being the first person to ever beat the four-minute barrier that runners for decades had been unable to best.

Girls Running helps runners achieve both physical and mental wellness with information on training, nutrition, mindfulness, and more. This book also inspires runners with thought-provoking content, examples of female runners who made history, and encouragement to set and achieve your own goals.

Pre-Algebra & Algebra 1? No Problem!
The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK covers everything you need to know during a year of Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 class, breaking down one big fat subject into accessible units. Including: The number system, ratios, and proportions, scientific notation, introduction and equations, functions, graphing a line, square roots and cube roots, polynomial operations, quadratic functions, and more.
Study better with:
-Mnemonic devices
-Educational doodles
-and quizzes to recap it all
and get better grades!

Want to impress your friends and family with both useful, worthless but undeniably interesting facts?Then Interesting Facts For Curious Minds: 1572 Random But Mind Blowing Facts About History, Science, Pop Culture and Everything in Between is the book for you! In this book you'll find the answers to questions such as:? When did zero become a number?? Who was the inventor of Bitcoin?? What did the Big Bang sound like?? How have sports changed around the world?? What's a malapropism? Interesting Facts For Curious Minds gives you the answer to all these and many, many more questions that I know have crossed your mind from time to time. This book is divided into 63 chapters by topic for your convenience, bringing you a nice mix of science, history, pop culture, and all sorts of stuff in between. Each chapter contains 25 concise yet engaging factoids that are sure to make you think and at times laugh.How you read this book is entirely up to you. I'm sure most of you will read it cover to cover at some point, but when you're with friends and family you can pick the chapters out that most appeal to all of you. However you read this book, I guarantee you'll find it one of the best tools to pass some time, relax alone, or connect with others. So sit back, relax, and get ready to learn some truly interesting facts!

In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes Back, DARTH VADER infamously reveals his true relationship to LUKE SKYWALKER and invites his son to rule the galaxy with him. But Luke refuses - plunging into the abyss beneath Cloud City rather than turn to the Dark Side. We all remember Luke's utter horror in this life-altering moment. But what about Vader? In this new epic chapter in the Darth Vader saga, the dark lord grapples with Luke's unthinkable refusal and embarks on a bloody mission of rage-filled revenge.

Darth Vader failed to turn his son, Luke Skywalker, to the dark side. Vader sought revenge against those who hid Luke from him for all these years…and in doing so nearly betrayed his master. It did not go unnoticed by Palpatine…and now it is time for Vader’s next lesson. Now, left battered and broken by his punishment, the Dark Lord drags himself across the scorched surface of Mustafar with vengeance on his mind! But as Vader closes in on the key to Palpatine’s greatest secret, the deadly assassin Ochi of Bestoon stands in his way. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives, with the fate of the Emperor in the balance — but how much of this deadly scenario is Palpatine’s grand plan?

Returned to the fold after his rebellion against the Emperor, Darth Vader faces the horrors of reconstruction in the secret laboratories of Coruscant. As he blacks out under the knife, does the Dark Lord of the Sith still dream of revenge against his master? Or do his thoughts drift towards his son…and the friends who make Luke Skywalker so vulnerable? Don’t miss this next critical new chapter in Darth Vader’s ongoing evolution — featuring the revelation of the first time Vader learned the name Han Solo! What does the War of the Bounty Hunters mean for Vader’s ongoing schemes?

Red revenge! Lady Qi’ra not only insulted the Empire, but challenged it. In the end, Darth Vader showed her criminal organization that the Empire is not to be toyed with. But now, fearful whispers echo in every corner of the Empire — Darth Vader is on the hunt, searching for anyone with any connection to the Crimson Dawn. How deep has the Dawn infiltrated the galaxy — and are all their operations worthy of the wrath of Vader? In the bowels of Bespin, Darth Vader once told his son he wanted to bring order to the galaxy. Now his promise will be put to the test, as he leads an unlikely crew of heroes and assassins against the Crimson Dawn!

An epic new story begins as Darth Vader embarks upon a new mission in partnership with a sworn enemy — but who is leading whom to their doom? What happens when the Queen’s Shadow learns the deepest secret of the Dark Lord of the Sith? And what will Vader do when he finds out that his secrets have been breached? It all leads back to Vader’s bride Padmé Amidala…and her last words. Meanwhile, a colony of refugees from a certain sandy planet struggle under the rule of an Imperial governor. Will their connection to Vader’s past be their salvation — or their doom? Plus: The shocking return of two of Anakin Skywalker’s oldest friends!

Woman out of time! A reality where S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Peggy Carter took the Super-Soldier Serum instead of Steve Rogers is turned upside down — when the World War II hero is pulled from the ice where she was lost in action decades before! Now, Peggy struggles to find her footing in a modern world that’s gotten a lot more complicated — cities are louder, technology is smarter and enemies wear friendly faces. Everyone with an agenda wants Captain Carter on their side, but what does Peggy want? As she teams with S.T.R.I.K.E. to investigate the sudden resurgence of Hydra, something doesn’t feel quite right. Can Peggy trust what she’s being told, or is someone trying to use her as a high-profile pawn in a game she doesn’t yet understand? This new Sentinel of Liberty is a shield-slinging sensation!

After the Reign…comes the dawn! In the wake of Wilson Fisk’s violent and visceral last act, it’s a new era for New York and the Man Without Fear! With a groundbreaking creative team returning to usher in an all-new chapter, Matt Murdock has no choice but to leave behind everything he’s ever known — and Elektra is the last vestige of his former life. Everything Matt thought he knew about what it meant to be Daredevil is about to change! Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto continue their epic saga, tackling the journeys of both Matt Murdock and Elektra as they each deal with the brutal cost of taking on the Daredevil mantle. With new enemies and radical changes to the fabric of the DD mythos, Hell’s Kitchen is going to be darker than ever!

The end of the Spider-Verse is coming! The original saga brought you Spider-Gwen, Peni Parker and more instantly iconic webslingers. This final epic will take you to the bleeding edge of the Spider-Verse, reacquainting you with old favorites and introducing you to some of the most important characters you haven’t met yet…but it will also slice the final strand of the web. Featuring Spider-Man Noir! Araña’s new status quo! The sensational Spider-Rex! And much, much more! 

Back to black! Everyone knows the infamous living costume Spider-Man accidentally brought back from the Secret Wars eventually became the wicked web-slinger known as Venom — but what happened before Peter Parker discovered the suit’s sinister symbiotic secret? Find out in this dynamic tale from comics legends Peter David and Greg Land! Set during the original “Alien Costume Saga,” this all-new story pits the black-suited wall-crawler against that most mystifying of menaces: Mysterio! Uncovering a shameful secret from the Black Cat’s past, Mysterio may have found the blackmail necessary to get close to Spider-Man’s remarkable new suit — and in doing so will set Felicia down a path where any misstep could result in her losing Peter forever! Is this the beginning of the end for Spidey and the Cat?

Years ago, the amazing Spider-Man returned from the Beyonder's Battleworld sporting a sleek new black costume - with a dark and sinister secret! The "costume" was alive, an alien symbiote that would go on to torment Peter Parker; create his greatest foe, Venom, and eventually unleash symbiotic madness on the Marvel Universe! But for now, turn back the clock to the time of Symbiote Spider-Man and experience another all-new tale set in the early days before Peter discovered the costume's true nature! Even his stylish new black duds won't protect him when Spider-Man finds himself entrenched in a battle with the Hobgoblin! But where did Hobby get these strange new powers? Peter David and Greg Land return for the next thrilling installment woven between the classic issues of the Alien Costume Saga!

When Arnim Zola launches a catastrophic attack on New York City, he meets his match — in two Captain Americas! A brand new era of shield-slinging begins…but for the senior Cap, a shocking secret about his iconic weapon will change the way Steve Rogers views the 20th century he came from…and how he chooses to fight in the 21st! Steve follows a trail of coded breadcrumbs to Germany in pursuit of an elusive organization making bold and deadly moves, while Bucky Barnes’ own investigation leads him to the high rollers tables in Madripoor. Thousands of miles apart with no backup, will Steve and Bucky find what they’re looking for, or are they both in over their heads? Featuring the shocking return of the Dryad herself…Peggy Carter!

Kang the Conqueror, the time-traveling despot determined to rule the timestream, has menaced the Avengers and Fantastic Four for years. But when the Vision tries a new strategy against their longtime nemesis, he ignites a temporal war — and Kang’s first strike is a killer! Can team of Avengers gathered from across time save history? Plus: Kang sends Kamala Khan back to the Avengers’ earliest days; battles symbiotic threats with Spider-Man, Rocket Raccoon, the Black Knight and Monica Rambeau; and targets Moon Knight’s patron Khonshu! And can the FF survive when Kang’s many personas — from Rama-Tut to Immortus — unite against them?

A thrilling collection of your favorite tales featuring Black Adam and the JSA! Black Adam/JSA: Black Reign collects JSA #56-58; Hawkman #23-25; JSA: Black Reign #1!

Captain America soars again in a new era for truth and liberty! Sam Wilson picks up the shield once more — and enters a world of trouble! Following a lead from Misty Knight, Sam intercepts a mysterious group hijacking what appears to be an empty train. But as Sam digs deeper, he discovers that this plot may be connected to a crucial piece of Captain America history…and, surprisingly, to the nation of Wakanda! The world is finally ready for two Captain Americas — but is Sam Wilson prepared for what comes next? Acclaimed writer Tochi Onyebuchi (BLACK PANTHER LEGENDS, Riot Baby) teams with Stormbreaker artist R.B. Silva (POWERS OF X, INFERNO, FANTASTIC FOUR) to open a thrilling new chapter of Captain America’s story!

Jump eight years into the future and catch up with the web-slinging and wall-crawling Spider-Man family! Peter and Mary Jane Parker's super-powered daughter, Annie, is now in high school. But when this teen isn't in class, she's swinging through the streets with her parents. After all, keeping New York safe from super villains is a family aff air! But when a new threat emerges to put the ol' Parker luck to the test once again, how will Annie react? And as Peter and MJ's concerns about Annie continue, they must think about the future of the amazing Spider-clan... Plus, it's the annual Family Fun Day on Coney Island! But what should be a relaxing day at the beach quickly turns into a super hero spectacular you won't want to miss!

The heroes of Krakoa are here to save the planet! Things might be complicated between the new mutant nation and the rest of the world, but to the X-Men, it’s very simple — you do what’s right, you protect those who need protecting and you save the world we all share. Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Sunfire, Rogue, Wolverine, Synch and Polaris are the chosen champions of mutantkind, and they will not shrink from any battle. But as threats hurtle towards the Earth from all sides, these fearless X-Men fight a seemingly unstoppable wave of annihilation…and even greater dangers lurk in the darkness ready to strike! Writer Gerry Duggan (MARAUDERS, DEADPOOL) reunites with superstar artist Pepe Larraz (HOUSE OF X, X OF SWORDS) to chart a new course for the X-Men in the Reign of X!

In the long and eventful months since Charles Xavier’s founding of the mutant nation of Krakoa, two facts have become indisputable. Mutantkind is, at long last, more respected and recognized than it ever has been. And the newly elected team of Krakoan X-Men has quickly become the planet’s highest-profile heroes. Unfortunately, both of those facts just make mutants a bigger target! And despite the X-Men’s best efforts, there’s no shortage of foes lining up to take their shot. Fan-favorite writer Gerry Duggan continues to send the newest squad of X-Men in all-new, all-different, all-uncanny directions! 

Following a blockbuster turn by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, Marvel’s resident master of horror, Al Ewing, takes over the adventures of Venom — bringing the same style and sensibilities that made IMMORTAL HULK a smash to the symbiote hivemind! But like Eddie Brock himself, Al needs a partner in crime — and Marvel has enlisted Ram V, a titan of terror in his own right, to lend a dramatic and dangerous air to this new vision of Venom! And why stop there?! Every book needs an artist, and we’ve enlisted one of the best: the ultimate illustrator, Bryan Hitch! An industry superstar who’s drawn scores of fan-favorite books, Bryan brings his rich and detailed style to the Venomverse! One superstar era gives way to another — and you won’t believe what lies ahead!

Dylan Brock, the new Venom, is in the fight of his life — and he may be in it alone! As Dylan and his symbiote continue to learn to live together without Eddie Brock, the Life Foundation has activated a deadly new operative named the Spearhead! Dylan and Venom aren’t the only ones dead in his sights — every single symbiote that they (and you!) have ever known and cared about is a target as well! Just days ago, Dylan thought his biggest problem was his father’s preoccupation with running the symbiote hive as its King in Black. Now, Eddie is gone — and the only vestige left of him is in Venom! But without Eddie’s guidance, Dylan stands poised to fulfill his destiny, and give into the same darkness that his father once did…

The overly confident Fujino and the shut-in Kyomoto couldn’t be more different, but a love of drawing manga brings these two small-town girls together. A poignant story of growing up and moving forward that only Tatsuki Fujimoto, the creator of Chainsaw Man, could have crafted.

There is no progress without sacrifice… Giorno and the gang have survived long enough to secure an earth-shattering secret about the boss, but it may cost them their lives! Then, Bruno Bucciarati faces off alone against a powerful enemy, but a face from the past emerges during the bitter battle. Is this the surprise return of an old friend or the introduction of a new foe?!

Chise has come face to face with the person responsible for the brutal killings at a nearby churchyard--and to her shock, it's someone she recognizes from her visions of the tragedy at Ulthar! Appalled by the realization that the alchemist who wrought such horrors is still up to his old tricks, Chise must act to stop him. But in order to control her dangerous powers as a sleigh beggy, she ll need all the help she can get.

With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, Sawako “Sadako” Kuronuma always had trouble fitting in. But her whole life changes when she befriends the most popular boy in class, Shota Kazehaya. Can love trump her cursed life?

Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He’s got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world’s greatest ninja!

When Obito is revealed to be the masked man, Kakashi’s resolve is no longer unwavering, and it falls to Naruto to inspire his old master to continue the fight. As the battle rages on, Naruto then must summon all of his Nine Tails power in order to stand against the devastating team of Obito and Madara. But the Allied Shinobi Forces might be in for a much-needed and lucky break…

Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He’s got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world’s greatest ninja!

Obito does his best to break the spirit of the Shinobi Alliance, and he seems to be succeeding. But what is the limit of his power and can he control it? Naruto refuses to give in, and with all hands on deck, he attempts to overpower Obito’s formidable strength and blast through his shield. It’s a meeting of the swords and the minds in what looks to be a final showdown. 

In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.

Learning to destroy demons won't be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what's going on, might provide some answers--but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first!

Dragon Hoops is an emotionally intense, layered novel that explores themes of racism, sexism, and peer pressure and prejudice as they shape the history of basketball and the experiences of O'Dowd's players in the present day.

Alastair, Pete, Charlie, and Rachel aren't just magical teen detectives in their coastal town of Port Howl--they are also members of a local teen rock band. Before a show one night, Charlie and Rachel meet a famous rockstar, Gideon, and invite him to their show. He'll never come, but why not try, right?

Jordan is visiting a museum while on a family vacation, when suddenly he is dropped into the middle of a fantasy world that he never could have imagined. When his younger siblings and parents begin to irritate him on vacation, Jordan tries to get some space.

Over My Dead Body is perfect for those searching for a YA Fantasy graphic novel with a witchy mystery vibe. When one of Abby's classmates goes missing, she knows that she has to find her. But what starts out as a disappearance, turns into a mystery that will span decades.

Overview. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 1998 young adult fantasy novel by J.K. Rowling, the second in the Harry Potter series. The story follows Harry's tumultuous second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, including an encounter with Voldemort, the wizard who killed Harry's parents.

Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal #1 by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter nunca ha oído hablar de Hogwarts hasta que empiezan a caer cartas en el felpudo del número 4 de Privet Drive. Llevan la dirección escrita con tinta verde en un sobre de pergamino amarillento con un sello de lacre púrpura, y sus horripilantes tíos se apresuran a confiscarlas. Más tarde, el día que Harry cumple once años, Rubeus Hagrid, un hombre gigantesco cuyos ojos brillan como escarabajos negros, irrumpe con una noticia extraordinaria: Harry Potter es un mago, y le han concedido una plaza en el Colegio Hogwarts de Magia y Hechicería. ¡Está a punto de comenzar una aventura increíble!