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New in Nonfiction

Did you know we have a nonfiction section just for teens? It’s right under the teen graphic novels. Here are a few new titles available now…


April 16, 2018 at 9:28 am Leave a comment

New Nonfiction

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New Nonfiction

May 8, 2017 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

New Books!

Look for these books in the teen nonfiction section.

January 25, 2017 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

For Writers…

imageimaginationIf you love to write and are always looking for new inspiration, you have to check out Image & Imagination by Nick Healy (YA 808 HEALY). Each page has a gorgeous picture or a writing prompt to light your creative spark. Check it out now at the library!

November 29, 2016 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

New Nonfiction Books!

HowToLikeYourself How to like yourself : a teen’s guide to quieting your inner critic and building lasting self-esteem
Don’t let your inner critic get in the way of being confident! How to Like Yourself offers a quirky, inspiring, and practical guide to help you overcome feelings of self-criticism, improve self-esteem, and be the true star in your life.
VotesOfConfidence Votes of confidence : a young person’s guide to American elections
Just in time for the presidential election, this reference for teens provides information about the past, present, and future of American elections.
ItsGettingHotInHere It’s getting hot in here : the past, the present, and the future of global warming
YA 363.73874 HEOS
This hard-hitting look at climate change examines the effects it’s having across the world, the politics behind denial, and the ways in which we can all work to lessen the harsh effects of our warming world.
TeensGuide5Love A teen’s guide to the 5 love languages : how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships
Offers guidance for improving relationships by understanding the five typical ways that people are inclined to express love for others, and expect to have it expressed to them. [NoveList]
Feminism Feminism : reinventing the F word
Presents a history of feminism, discussing the three waves of the movement and the issues that feminism addresses, including such topics as reproductive rights, domestic violence, income inequality, and body image.
QuietPower Quiet power : the secret strengths of introverts
YA 155.232 CAIN
This book is all about your world–school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship. You’ll read about actual teens who have tackled the challenges of not being extroverted and who have made a mark in their own quiet way. There are tips at the end of each chapter that show you how to harness your own quiet power.

August 22, 2016 at 10:01 am Leave a comment

New Nonfiction

DIYBedroom DIY bedroom decor: 50 awesome ideas for your room
YA 745.594 SMITH
Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for fifty imaginative projects for personalizing bedrooms, including a framed fabric bulletin board, an antler jewelry holder, sunburst mirror, a ruffle lampshade, and a ribbon chandelier.
9781118974636_front.pdf The secrets of picking a college (and getting in!): over 600 tips, techniques, and strategies revealed
YA 378.161 JACOBS
Offering step-by-step, practical tips, this book walks you through the major moments of the college selection process and will help you make a final choice that will match the your abilities and interests to what the college has to offer.
SpareMeTheTalk Spare me ‘The Talk’! : a guy’s guide to sex, relationships, and growing up
Unflinchingly honest, unfailingly complete, and often funny, Spare Me ‘The Talk! is the first book of its kind by a guy, for guys ages 12-24.  It’s a comprehensive crash course for boys into staying safe – emotionally, mentally, and physically – while navigating the worlds of teenage sex and sexuality in a digital age. Answering the tough questions that teenage guys really have – but would rather Google than ask.
Breakaway Breakaway : beyond the goal
Olympic gold medal-winning soccer player Alex Morgan details her path to success, from her childhood in California to her time on the United States’ National team. Morgan details her triumphs on the soccer fields as well as the harder aspects of high level athletics, such as long distance relationships, sports injuries, and trying to stay positive even when failures happen.
 Flawd Flawd : how to stop hating on yourself, others, and the things that make you who you are
YA 158.1 RIGAL
Flawd encourages readers to accept and celebrate their flaws and believe that they are good enough. See yourself as perfectly imperfect, treat life as playfully as possible, think about what really matters, and embrace all that makes you, YOU.

March 14, 2016 at 11:14 am Leave a comment

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