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Let us know what you think! At the beginning of each month, several newly published books will be selected by your Teen Services Librarians at the Northport-East Northport Public Library. The titles are geared for teens and tweens, and include fiction, non-fiction, and audiobooks. If you would like to submit your own reviews for the Teen Summer Reading Club click on this link.

 

 

November 2015


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by Hunt, Leo

TEEN HUNT

When his estranged father dies, sixteen-year-old Luke inherits eight spirits who want revenge for their enslavement, and with Halloween fast approaching, he has only thirteen days to give them their eternal rest or he may join their ghostly ranks.

Ender's game: battle school

by Sullivan, Derek E.
TEEN SULLIV

Henry "Biggie" Abbott has hidden behind his weight for years, and although he is the son and stepson of two of Finch, Minnesota's most famous athletes, he prefers academic success until the girl of his dreams suggests he join the baseball team, and, with his stepbrother's help, he discovers he is a great pitcher.

 

I will always love you : a gossip girl novel

by Napoli, Donna Jo
TEEN NAPOLI

A retelling of Snow White from the evil step mother's point of view as fifteen-year-old Dolce grows up on islands in a Venetian lagoon where she learns how to make mirrors, but when her mother dies she is taken in by a widower and his daughter while she secretly continues making mirrors and slowly goes mad from mercury poisoning.

 

 

Legendary motocross bikes : championship-winning factory works motorcycles

DROWNING IS INEVITABLE

by Stanley, Shalanda

TEEN STANLE

After seventeen-year-old Olivia and her friend Jamie accidentally kill Jamie's abusive father, two other friends, Max and Maggie, join them in running away from St. Francisville, Louisiana, to hide out in New Orleans while they try to figure out what to do next.


Love at first bite the unofficial twilight cook book

THE KEEPER

by Baldacci, David

TEEN BALDAC

Vega Jane and her friend Delph have taken the map that Quentin Harris left them and set out from the town of Wormwood, determined to brave the Quag and find freedom on the other side. But the Quag was designed to keep the town people in, and it is filled with bloodthirsty creatures and sinister magic, and it is not going to let them escape unscathed.


Maximum ride : the manga. 2

Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Making of a Navy SEAL provides a rare and riveting look at the inner workings of the U.S. military through the eyes of a covert operations specialist

The monstrumologist

by Gruenbaum, Michael
TEEN B GRUENBAUM

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.


POP [sound recording]

by O'Connor, George

TEEN GN OCONNO

The myth continues in the tenth year of the fabled Trojan War where two infamous gods of war go to battle. The spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war, and primarily focuses on his battle with the clever and powerful Athena. As the battle culminates and the gods try to one-up each other to win, the human death toll mounts. Who will win this epic clash of power? And how many will have to die first?

 

VAMPIRE KISSES  BLOOD RELATIVES,
by Melchior-Durand, Stephane
TEEN GN MELCHI

In the first of a three-volume graphic novel adaptation, Lyra Belacqua and her daemon familiar set out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North


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