Thursday, January 1, 2015

New year, new books ~ Happy 2015! (part 2)

Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search parts 2 & 3 by Gene Luen Yang
Continuing his quest to uncover his mother's fate, Fire Lord Zuko, his sister Azula, and his friends enter the Forgetful Valley, a mysterious forest from which some people never emerge.

Catalyst by S. J. Kincaid
Tom Raines and his friends return to the Spire for their third year as superhuman government weapons, but the rules have been changed and Tom's training is put to the test.

Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone by Rebecca Johnson
After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion, scientists believed radiation would make the area a barren wasteland. Today the Dead Zone is teeming with wildlife. But every plant and animal is radioactive, leaving scientists wondering how their survival is possible.

Dangerous Deceptions by Sarah Zettel
An unwelcome engagement, a mysterious plot that hints at treason, and a possible murder add even more excitement to sixteen-year-old Peggy Fitzroy's life as she continues to serve as both a lady-in-waiting and confidential agent to King George of England.

A Different Me by Deborah Blumenthal
Allie Johnston's secret wish since the day she was twelve is to have her nose done. But she hasn't told anyone--not her parents, or even her best friend, Jen. But when she starts visiting a plastic surgery discussion board on the Web, she finds people who get her, for the first time in her life. Her new friends, including two girls her age with vastly different backgrounds who share her obsession with changing their faces--but for very different reasons. 

Don't Touch by Rachel Wilson
16-year-old Caddie struggles with OCD, anxiety, and a powerful fear of touching another person's skin, which threatens her dreams of being an actress--until the boy playing Hamlet opposite her Ophelia gives her a reason to overcome her fears.

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