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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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Oddfellow’s Orphanage

By: Emily Winfield Martin

BOOK TALK
 
Delia suddenly finds herself at Oddfellow’s Orphanage. She doesn’t speak so she writes her words down in a notebook.  Everyone here has something unique about them: from...

Odessa Again

By: Dana Reinhardt

BOOK TALK
Odessa Green-Light’s life isn’t going exactly how she wants.  Her parents are divorced, and they just moved to a new house.  Even though her mom lets her move into the attic, Odessa...

Of Beast and Beauty

By: Stacey Jay

BOOK TALK
This fairy tale for modern teens begins with the blind Princess Isra of the Smooth Skins.  Her fate, to be sacrificed, promises to keep the city of Yuan prosperous.  Gem, her captured...


Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen

By: Donna Gephart

BOOK TALK
Olivia loves playing Jeopardy! more than anything else in her life, and her dream is to be a contestant on the show and meet Alex Trebec.  Since her parents’ divorce, her father lives...

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...

On the Run

By: Clara Bourreau
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

BOOK TALK
Anthony knows exactly where his dad is.  He’s traveling around the world photographing wildlife.  At least, that’s what his mom has always told him.  When the day comes that his sister...


One Year in Coal Harbor

By: Polly Horvath

BOOK TALK
Primrose Squapp has her hand in just about everything that happens in Coal Harbor, including the romance between her uncle and the beautiful Miss Bowzer, the arrival of Ked, the new foster...

The Only Ones

By: Aaron Starmer

BOOK TALK
 
What’s the difference between believing and knowing?  Is there such a thing?  A difference? When Martin Maple’s family and friends all mysteriously disappear one afternoon,...

The Opposite of Hallelujah

By: Anna Jarzab

BOOK TALK
Eleven years separate Caro Mitchell and her older sister, but really, Hannah might as well be dead. Caro even claimed she was back in grade school. It was too embarrassing to tell people...


Orchards

By: Holly Thompson

A classmate commits suicide and Kana must face the reason.  Some friends had mistreated the girl, but what did that have to do with Kana? Her parents want her to reflect on her behavior, so they ship...

Out of Nowhere

By: Maria Padian

BOOK TALK
Tom Bouchard occupied his time with three things: soccer, school and girls. Not necessarily in that order. Senior year was going to be sweet for Tom and his best friend Donnie. But when...

Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

BOOK TALK
Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...