New Books on CD for Teens
Hundreds of CDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Books on CD for teens.
A Good Kind of Trouble
Twelve-year-old Shayla is allergic to trouble. All she wants to do is to follow the rules. (Oh, and she'd also like to make it through seventh grade with her best friendships intact, learn to run track, and have a cute boy see past her giant forehead.) But in junior high, it's like all the rules have changed. Now she's suddenly questioning who her best friends are and some people at school are saying she's not black enough. Wait, what? Shay's sister, Hana, is involved in Black Lives Matter, but Shay doesn't think that's for her. After experiencing a powerful protest,...
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The Treacherous Seas
The second book in the new trilogy from the beloved author, of the Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, is a rip-roaring alternate-history romp set in New York during the age of invention, starring the world's most famous inventors; and its most forgotten.
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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
When Frankie's mother died, and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary. It was supposed to be just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why Frankie's not prepared for the day that he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie and her sister, Toni, are abandoned alongside so many other orphans. They are two young, unwanted women doing everything they...
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Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. In free verse, Anderson shares reflections, rants, and calls to action woven between deeply personal stories from her life that she's never written about before. Searing and soul-searching, this important memoir is a...
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Again, but Better
Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents, sounds ideal, but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance, what's that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change, there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things up. Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London. She's going to right all her college mistakes: make friends, pursue boys, and find adventure! Easier said than done. She is soon faced with the complicated realities of living outside her bubble, and...
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