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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Fluffy and Fun Books

Sometimes it's fun to read a little fluff.

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Wanted: A Pretty Little Liars Novel
ISBN: 9780061566172

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ISBN: 9781416947325

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Waiting for Normal
ISBN: 9780060890889

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24 Girls in 7 Days
ISBN: 9780525473695



Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.

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Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
ISBN: 9781400052172
"Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and multimillion industry (in scientific research)." -From book cover.

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Where Men Win Glory
ISBN: 9780385522267
Biography about football player Pat Tillman, who was killed in the Iraq War. By Jon Krakauer who wrote Into Thin Air.

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Scout, Atticus, and Book
ISBN: 9780061924071
A celebration of 50 years of To Kill a Mockingbird with reflections by Oprah Winfrey, James Patterson, and Harper Lee's sister.


Book Lists

  • Alex Awards
    Given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal for young adults, ages 12 through 18.
  • Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
    Annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years.
  • Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
    Honors and recognizes individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit. There is both a Children's Literature Award and a Young Adult Literature Award.
  • Best Fiction for Young Adults
    Presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.
  • Great Graphic Novels for Teens
    A list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.
  • Margaret A. Edwards Award
    Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
  • Michael L. Printz Award
    Award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
  • Odyssey Award
    Award annually given to the producer of the best audiobook for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
  • Outstanding Books for the College Bound
    The books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within an academic discipline.
  • Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers
    A list compiled for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever reasons, do not like to read.
  • William C. Morris YA Debut Award
    Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
  • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
    Honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 - October 31 publishing year.

New and Popular Books in The Library @SMN

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Brain Jack - Brian Falkner
Call Number: F Fal
ISBN: 9780375843662

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Carter's Big Break - Brent Crawford
Call Number: F Cra
ISBN: 9781423112433
By a North Grad set in a school much like SMN

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Pride, Prejudice and Zombies GRAPHIC NOVEL
ISBN: 9780345520685
This is a graphic novel, based on the book Pride, Prejudice and Zombies, which is based on Jane Austen's classic. Read all three at the North library!

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Heat Wave - Richard Castle
Call Number: PB F Cas
ISBN: 9781401310400
A fictional book from a fictional television show written by, you guessed it, a fictional author

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Getting to Happy - Terry McMillan
ISBN: 9780670022045
The sequel to Waiting to Exhale

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The Strange Case of Origami Yoga - Angleberger, Tom
Call Number: F Ang
ISBN: 9780810984257
Fun, easy read. Includes instructions to make your own Origami Yoda


Books That Are Out of This World

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Morpheus Road
ISBN: 9781416965169

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The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 8th Grade Bites
ISBN: 0525478116

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ISBN: 9781416971733

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ISBN: 1906332495


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