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Short teasers for all new releases that kids won't be able to resist, prepared by library professionals.

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The Black Stallion and the Lost City

By: Steve Farley

BOOK TALK
 
The Black Stallion returns, this time as a stunt double in a movie.  The stallion and his caretaker, Alec, are filling in as doubles for Alexander the Great and his warhorse...

Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics

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BOOK TALK
Teen reporter, Susan Carol, finds herself thrust into the limelight as the hottest swimming sensation leading up to the Olympics.  Stevie Thomas, her boyfriend and fellow reporter, struggles...

The ABC’s of Kissing Boys

By: Tina Ferraro

BOOK TALKS
Appalled :
An understatement for how junior Parker Stanhope feels when she is put on the JV soccer team  especially when all of her friends make varsity.
 Blindsided :
...


On the Day I Died

By: Candace Fleming

BOOK TALK
After an almost fatal crash, Mike finds his way into a cemetery filled with the graves of teenagers, and each one of the teens has a story to tell about their death. These ghost stories...

Brendan Buckley’s Sixth-Grade Experiment

By: Sundee T. Frazier

BOOK TALK
Science competitions, an almost-girlfriend, fights with his best friend… Brendan Buckley’s debut into middle school isn’t going exactly as he planned.  First, he isn’t sure his...

The Girl in the Park

By: Mariah Fredericks

BOOK TALK
Kids born into wealth have it easier than everyone else, right?  Then why does Rain’s friend turn up dead?  When it comes to teenagers, wealth sometimes creates more problems than it...


Spirit’s Princess

By: Esther Friesner

BOOK TALK
Step back to early Japan in this latest gripping novel by Friesner of strong young women in history.  Young Himiko, daughter of the chieftain of the Matsu clan, tries to deny that the spirits...

The Paladin Prophecy

By: Mark Frost

BOOK TALK
Will knows something is just not right when he leaves the house for school that day.  He hears strange voices in his head, his mother begins acting like a strange version of herself, and...

The Wonder of Charlie Anne

By: Kimberly Netwon Fusco

BOOK TALK
After Charlie Anne’s mother dies, her cousin Mirabel comes to take care of Charlie Anne and her siblings, but Mirabel lacks compassion and doesn’t know how to show love.  Then when...


Beholding Bee

By: Kimberly Newton Fusco

BOOK TALK
Orphan. Outcast. Freak. Bee is all of those things. She is taunted by almost everyone because of the birthmark on her face. There are no options for a home or family. She has lived her entire...