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New Teen Books

These books are the latest items added to the teen section at the Grafton Public Library. CWMARS card holders may click through to request the books from the catalog.

Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw - A twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy describes the challenges he faces in completing everyday tasks and shares stories about growing up and living with this rare neuromuscular disease.

Catalog - Laughing at my nightmare

UnDivided by Neal Shusterman - Three teens band together in order to sway the government to repeal all rulings in support of a procedure in which unwanted teenagers are captured and are unwound into parts that can be reused for transplantation.

Catalog - UnDivided

The Young Elites by Marie Lu - Scarred and cast out after surviving the blood plague, Adelina finds a place for herself among the Young Elites who use their magic to advocate on behalf of young innocents and who are targeted by the soldiers of the Inquisition Axis.

Catalog - The Young Elites

The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde - Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange faces the impossible when the mighty Shandar emerges from his preserved state and presents her with a task that sends her and her companions on a journey from which they may never return.

Catalog - The Eye of Zoltar

Messenger of Fear by Michael Grant - The Messenger of Fear brings justice to those who do wrong, creating frightening games where the players earn their redemption--or lose their sanity--and somehow Mara, fifteen, has become his apprentice.

Catalog - Messenger of Fear

I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson - A story of first love and family loss follows the estrangement between daredevil Jude and her loner twin brother, Noah, as a result of a mysterious event that is brought to light by a beautiful, broken boy and a new mentor.

Catalog - I'll give you the sun

Magnolia by Kristi Cook - High school seniors Ryder and Jemma have been at odds for four years, despite their mothers' lifelong plan that they will marry one day, but when a storm ravages their small Mississippi town, the pair's true feelings are revealed.

Catalog - Magnolia

The Doubt Factory by Paolo Bacigalupi - When teen activists claim that Alix's father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die in order to make profits from unsafe products, she must decide if she will blow the whistle on his misdeeds.

Catalog - The Doubt Factory

Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho - Althea and Oliver, who have been friends since age six and are now high school juniors, find their friendship changing because he has contracted Kleine-Levin Syndrome.

Catalog - Althea & Oliver

Fad Mania!: A History of American Crazes by Cynthia Overbeck Bix - Explores a century of American crazes and offers a look at the major historical events of each decade.

Catalog - Fad Mania! : a history of American crazes

The Spiritglass Charade: a Stoker & Holmes Novel by Colleen Gleason - In 1889 Evaline Stoker, Mina Holmes, and their time traveler friend, Dylan are asked by the Princess of Wales to find out what happened to Robby Ashton, who may have drowned--but the reappearance of vampires in the heart of London threatens to become a more urgent problem.

Catalog - The spiritglass charade : a Stoker & Holmes novel

Confessions: The Paris Mysteries by James Patterson - Sixteen-year-old Tandy Angel moves to Paris for a fresh start with her siblings and to be reunited with James, her lost love, but her detective work soon uncovers long-buried family secrets that threaten to destroy her life.

Catalog - Confessions: The Paris Mysteries

Famous Last Words by Katie Alender - Doubting her sanity in the wake of visions of a body in her pool, messages on her walls, and someone else's reflection in the mirror, Willa suspects that her experiences may be related to the work of a serial killer at large.

Catalog - Famous last words

DC Comics: A Visual History by Alan Cowsill - A chronological account of DC Comics the company and DC Comics the universe traces the major milestones, from company name changes and its foray into television and movies to the debuts of major characters.

Catalog - DC Comics : a visual history

Making Jewelry with T-shirt Yarn: How to Create Fabulous Fabric Accessories by Lorine Mason - Author Lorine Mason shows how to cut up old T-shirts, pull the strips into rope-like loops, and braid them into unique necklaces, headbands, rings, bracelets and more.

In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis - Lucy plans to have a future near her pondside home until a pond-borne disease burns through her community, prompting a journey west into unknown dangers.

Catalog - In a handful of dust

1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop by John Lloyd - The creative forces behind a popular British quiz show offer interesting and humorous pieces of trivia and arcane information.

Catalog - 1,339 quite interesting facts to make your jaw drop

Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither - When her sister Violet dies, Cate's wealthy family brings home Violet's clone, who fits in perfectly until Cate uncovers something sinister about the cloning movement.

Catalog - Falls the shadow

A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall - College students Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class and have the same interests, but it looks like things are never going to work out between them because Lea is a little aloof and Gabe is a little shy.

Starry Night by Isabel Gillies - As Wren and her three best friends celebrate the opening of an exhibit curated by her father at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wren finds love with her brother's new friend, Nolan, and the relationship transforms her and her life.

Catalog - Starry Night

Falling into Place by Amy Zhang - A story told through nonlinear flashbacks traces a teen girl's effort to commit suicide by crashing her car into a tree, detailing the events leading up to her decision from the perspective of an unexpected narrator.

Catalog - Falling into place

Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird by Brandon Seifert - Maxwell and Melody Keep follow their swashbuckling Uncle Ronald into the macabra Museum of the Weird and see their lives altered forever during a quest to save themselves, their parents, and the world.

Catalog - Disney kingdoms. Seekers of the weird

Get Even by Gretchen McNeil - Bree Deringer, Olivia Hayes, Kity Wei, and Margot Me Jia have nothing in common, At least that's what they'd like the students and administrators of their elite private school to think. The girls have different goals, different friends, and different lives, but they share one very big secret: They're all members of Don't Get Mad, a secret society that anonymously takes revenge on the school's bullies, mean girls, and tyrannical teachers.

Catalog - Get even

Adrenaline Crush by Laurie Boyle Crompton - When seventeen-year-old Dyna, an avid thrill-seeker, falls and shatters her leg, her life changes dramatically and she finds herself caught between her boyfriend, who supports her newfound desire for safety, and a young Iraq war veteran she meets at rehab who challenges her to take chances again.

Catalog - Adrenaline crush

The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter - Ali's relationship with zombie slayer Cole is challenged by an Anima Industries attack that kills four of her friends, leading to the surprising discovery of her own zombie-controlling abilities.

Catalog - The queen of zombie hearts