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  • I can't keep my own secrets : six-word memoirs by teens famous + obscure : from Smith magazine

    I can't keep my own secrets : six-word memoirs by teens famous + obscure : from Smith magazine2009

    (1,374)

    Summary: Collects memoirs from hundreds of teenagers composed of six words, ranging from the humorous to inspiring and dramatic, and includes six-word autobiographies from popular teenage celebrities.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F I

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories

    My true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories2014

    (39,050)

    Summary: "If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love...  more »

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    Call #: YA F MY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Summer days and summer nights : twelve love stories

    Summer days and summer nights : twelve love stories2016

    (11,573)

    Summary: Summer is the perfect time for love to bloom, and these short stories of teenagers facing the confusing maze of first love will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. The selections range...  more »

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    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The radical element : 12 stories of daredevils, ďbutantes, and other dauntless girls

    The radical element : 12 stories of daredevils, ďbutantes, and other dauntless girls2018

    Series: A Tyranny of Petticoats - #2

    (951)

    Summary: An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society's expectations.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fresh ink
    Staff Pick

    Fresh ink2018

    (2,785)

    Summary: An anthology featuring award-winning diverse authors about diverse characters. Short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play explore such topics as gentrification, acceptance, untimely death,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black enough : stories of being young & black in America

    Black enough : stories of being young & black in America2019

    (5,725)

    Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All out : the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages

    All out : the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages2020

    (5,433)

    Summary: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across the queer spectrum have...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home

    Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home2020

    (823)

    Summary: An anthology exploring the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration -- written by YA authors who are themselves immigrants and the children of immigrants. Their characters face random traffic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Once upon an Eid : stories of hope and joy by 15 Muslim voices

    Once upon an Eid : stories of hope and joy by 15 Muslim voices2020

    (3,180)

    Summary: This is a collection of short stories that showcases the most brilliant Muslim voices writing today, all about the most joyful holiday of the year: Eid! Eid: The short, single-syllable word conjures...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blackout

    Blackout2021

    (15,595)

    Summary: As a summer heatwave blankets New York City, the light go out. The city is thrown into confusion -- and a different kind of electricity sparks. People reveal hidden truths. Love blossoms, friendship...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Serendipity : ten romantic tropes, transformed

    Serendipity : ten romantic tropes, transformed2022

    (2,364)

    Summary: From stories of first love, unrequited love, love that surprises, love that's been there all along, ten of the brightest and award-winning authors writing YA have taken on some of your favorite...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I lived on Butterfly Hill

    I lived on Butterfly Hill2014

    by Marjorie Agosín

    (1,809)

    Summary: When her beloved country, Chile, is taken over by a militaristic, sadistic government, Celeste is sent to America for her safety and her parents must go into hiding before they "disappear."

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F AGOSIN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tales from the Hinterland

    Tales from the Hinterland2021

    by Melissa Albert

    Series: Hazel Wood Series - #3

    (4,569)

    Summary: Journey into the Hinterland, a brutal and beautiful world where a girl spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees, and an enchantress is killed twice, and lives.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALBERT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The night country

    The night country2020

    by Melissa Albert

    Series: Hazel Wood Series - #2

    (14,179)

    Summary: With Finch's help, Alice escaped the Hinterland and her reclusive grandmother's dark legacy. Now she and the rest of the dregs of the fairy tale world have washed up in New York City, where Alice is...  more »

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    Call #: YA F ALBERT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What if it's us

    What if it's us2018

    by Becky Albertalli

    (119,299)

    Summary: Told in two voices, when Arthur, a summer intern from Georgia, and Ben, a native New Yorker, meet it seems like fate, but after three attempts at dating fail they wonder if the universe is pushing them together or apart.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALBERTALLI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Speak
    Staff Pick

    Speak2019

    by Laurie Halse Anderson

    (543,340)

    Summary: "'Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say.' From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The assassination of Brangwain Spurge

    The assassination of Brangwain Spurge2018

    by M. T. Anderson

    (3,402)

    Summary: "Uptight elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is on a mission: survive being catapulted across the mountains into goblin territory, deliver a priceless peace offering to their mysterious dark lord, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fatal throne : the wives of Henry VIII tell all

    Fatal throne : the wives of Henry VIII tell all2018

    by M. T. Anderson

    (4,349)

    Summary: King Henry VIII was a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir. Six women became his queens, several fated for divorce, or beheading. In this...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F FATAL

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Enduring freedom

    Enduring freedom2021

    by Jawad Arash

    (151)

    Summary: On September 11, 2001, the lives of two boys on opposite sides of the world are changed in an instant. The family of Baheer, a studious Afghan teen, lose their livelihood as war rocks the country....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ARASH

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Siege and storm

    Siege and storm2014

    by Leigh Bardugo

    Series: Grisha Trilogy - #2

    (480,136)

    Summary: Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity as...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BARDUGO

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ruin and rising

    Ruin and rising2015

    by Leigh Bardugo

    Series: Grisha Trilogy - #3

    (407,782)

    Summary: The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BARDUGO

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Between burning worlds

    Between burning worlds2020

    by Jessica Brody

    Series: System Divine - #2

    (1,414)

    Summary: Laterre is on the brink of war. The Third Estate are rioting against the injustices of a corrupt system. The Patriarche makes brutal attempts to quash the unrest, while a new militant faction...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BRODY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sky without stars

    Sky without stars2019

    by Jessica Brody

    Series: System Divine - #1

    (4,105)

    Summary: When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. Five hundred years later, it's a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BRODY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Suns will rise

    Suns will rise2021

    by Jessica Brody

    Series: System Divine - #3

    (583)

    Summary: It's been three months since the Patriarche was beheaded, leaving behind no heir. From the outside, Laterre seems to be flourishing: General Bonnefaçon has cleaned up the streets, fed the hungry,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BRODY

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hostage

    Hostage2015

    by Rachel Manija Brown

    (258)

    Summary: "Welcome back to Las Anclas, a frontier town in the post-apocalyptic Wild West. In Las Anclas, the skull-faced sheriff possesses superhuman strength, the doctor can speed up time, and the squirrels...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BROWN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wakers

    Wakers2022

    by Orson Scott Card

    Series: Side-step Trilogy - #1

    (1,234)

    Summary: Laz is a side-stepper: a teen with the incredible power to jump his consciousness to alternate versions of himself in parallel worlds. All his life, there was no mistake that a little side-stepping...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CARD

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Winterkeep

    Winterkeep2021

    by Kristin Cashore

    Series: Graceling Realm - #4

    (10,573)

    Summary: Queen Bitterblue of Monsea must head to the nation of Winterkeep after her envoys drown in suspicious circumstances, and somewhere there, Lovisa Cavenda waits and watches while tragedy with devastating political and personal ramification strikes.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CASHORE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Happily ever after

    Happily ever after2015

    by Kiera Cass

    Series: Selection Series

    (56,165)

    Summary: Meet Prince Maxon before he fell in love with America, and a girl named Amberly before she became queen. See the Selection through the eyes of a guard who watched his first love drift away and a girl...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CASS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The unexplainable disappearance of Mars Patel

    The unexplainable disappearance of Mars Patel2020

    by Sheela Chari

    Series: Mars Patel - #1

    (278)

    Summary: Mars Patel's friend Aurora has disappeared! His teachers are clueless. His mom is stressed out about her jobs. But Mars refuses to give up -- after all, his own dad disappeared when Mars was a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CHARI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The speaker

    The speaker2017

    by Traci Chee

    Series: Sea Of Ink And Gold Series - #2

    (3,194)

    Summary: "Sefia and Archer's adventure continues as Archer searches for a way to combat his nightmares of his time with the impressors and Sefia becomes more and more consumed by her study of the Book." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CHEE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The pros of cons

    The pros of cons2018

    by Alison Cherry

    (688)

    Summary: Phoebe Byrd, Vanessa Montoya-O'Callaghan, and Callie Buchannan are three teenagers with very different interests and somewhat different problems, but today they are all in Orlando to attend different...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CHERRY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghosts of the shadow market

    Ghosts of the shadow market2019

    by Cassandra Clare

    Series: Mortal Instruments

    (32,367)

    Summary: A collection of ten short stories, some of which were previously available online, that follow Jem Carstairs as he travels through the many Shadow Markets around the world, searching for a relic from his past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CLARE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Torchbearers

    The Torchbearers2020

    by Allyson Braithwaite Condie

    Series: Darkdeep - #3

    (104)

    Summary: Middle-schoolers Opal, Nico, Tyler, Emma, and Logan find their friendships tested as never before when the townspeople panic, something cryptic surfaces from within the Darkdeep, and a newcomer arrives with an agenda.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CONDIE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The beast

    The beast2019

    by Allyson Braithwaite Condie

    Series: Darkdeep - #2

    (332)

    Summary: Middle-schoolers Nico, Opal, Tyler, and Emma face a more dangerous threat and must uncover the whirlpool's origins, as well as those of that freaky "Thing in a Jar," while fending off paranormal investigators.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CONDIE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Darkdeep

    The Darkdeep2018

    by Allyson Braithwaite Condie

    Series: Darkdeep - #1

    (1,649)

    Summary: Middle-schoolers Nico, Tyler, Ella, and Opal discover a hidden island in a forbidden cove that appears uninhabited, but something ancient has awakened knowing their wishes, dreams, and darkest secrets.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CONDIE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The missing of Clairdelune

    The missing of Clairdelune2019

    by Christelle Dabos

    Series: Mirror Visitor Quartet - #2

    (46,584)

    Summary: "When Ophelia is promoted to Vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she finds herself unexpectedly thrust into the public spotlight. her gift--the ability to read the secret...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DABOS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roman + Jewel

    Roman + Jewel2021

    by Dana Davis

    (679)

    Summary: A hip-hopera version of Romeo and Juliet is racing towards Broadway and Jerzie Jhames is cast as the understudy below R & B megastar, Cinny. That would be amazing, but Jerzie had been told the lead...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DAVIS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Miracle Girls

    The Miracle Girls2008

    by Anne Dayton

    (781)

    Summary: "Meet the Miracle Girls of Half Moon Bay! They may look ordinary, but each one is living out her second chance at life. Too bad it's their last chance at surviving high school!"--Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DAY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last dragon

    The last dragon2008

    by Silvana De Mari

    (4,757)

    Summary: Struggling to survive in a post apocalyptic world after his village is destroyed, Yorsh, the earth's last elf, must embark on a perilous quest to decipher a powerful prophecy and find the last...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DE MARI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Trading faces

    Trading faces2009

    by Julia DeVillers

    Series: Trading Faces Series

    (6,244)

    Summary: When seventh-grade identical twins Payton and Emma switch places, they shake up the social hierarchy at their new middle school.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DEVILLERS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More