No matter what you spend your time doing this summer, check out one of these great teen reads at your local Library!
In this visionary scifi anthology, a striking array of voices from across the field of comics tackles humanity’s biggest questions with a disarmingly small prompt: What would happen if we could escape?
Raina has a stomach bug, but when her tummy troubles don’t go away, she notices that it also coincides with her worries about food, school and changing friendships. This title received Eisner Awards for “Best Publication for Kids” and “Best Writer/Artist.” You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi would love to make friends, but her shyness is interpreted as reserve, and the other students keep her at a distance. Only Tadano realizes the truth and decides to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
Lady Poppy is guarded by the Sleepless Knight Cyrenic but becomes endangered when an assassin threatens her life. As Poppy and Cyrenic try to discover who wants her dead, they must navigate the dangerous waters of life at court and of their growing feels for one another. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.
A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, adapted from the National Book Award winner Stamped from the Beginning. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
A young adult anthology featuring fictional stories and poems that reflect a slice of the varied and limitless ways that young people resist every day. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
A beautifully-illustrated story about a girl who longs for magic in her life and learns that, on the inside, she already is what she wishes she could be. This title received an Eisner Award for “Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia.” You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.