The youth books are purchased from the Junior Library Guild and have been reviewed as good material for Junior and Young Adults.  New young adult books include Fire Will Fall by Carol Plum-Ucci, a bioterrorist novel for teens;  What doesn’t kill you by Jan Grape, in which 2 teens, Cory and Ty-Ty, discover the body of a classmate and Ty-Ty becomes the suspect because he is Native American;  Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth, the story of a boy and his family escaping to Mumbai in hopes of finding work and a future, but Gopal is kidnapped and forced to work in a sweatshop, but makes plans to escape;  Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson, in which 2 sisters are granted gifts – one speaks diamonds and flowers, the other speaks toads and snakes – I am reading this one and loving it;  and How To Say Goodbye In Robot by Natalee Standiford; The Shadow Hunt, by Katherine Langrish, and Worldshaker by Richard Harland, both fantasy fiction;  three books by L. A. Meyer about an adventurer named Jacky Faber and the troubles she gets into;  Candor by Pam Bachorz (– in this town, you are what you hear).   There are more books for the Junior level that will be post on our weblog: http://libraries.ne.gov/kimball.

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