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Young Adult Fiction

Identified by YA on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Young Adult Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).


Aguirre, Ann

The fight for survival continues in Outpost!


Ashton, Brodi

Nikki returns in Everbound!

Tales of the Madman Underground

Barnes, John


Bick, Ilsa J.

The zombie apocalypse continues in Shadows!

Shark Girl

Bingham, Kelly

Zee's Way

Butcher, Kristin


Butcher, Nancy


Cabot, Meg

Want more Airhead novels?

North of Beautiful

Chen, Justina


Clement-Davies, David

Like this book? Try The Sight!

Skin Deep

Crane, E. M.

Graffiti Moon

Crowley, Cath


Ferris, Jean

The Dark City

Fisher, Catherine

Raffi's adventures continue in the Relic Master series!

The One O'Clock Chop

Fletcher, Ralph


Harvey, Sarah N.


Hobbs, Valerie

Wild Man Island

Hobbs, Will

Notes from the Teenage Underground

Howell, Simmone

Almost Perfect

Katcher, Brian


Lasky, Kathryn

The Unwanteds

McMann, Lisa

Don't miss the sequel: Island of Silence!

The Secret Under My Skin

McNaughton, Janet Elizabeth

Eyeliner of the Gods

Maxwell, Katie

The Fold

Na, An

Mister Monday

Nix, Garth

Want more Keys to the Kingdom?

Under the Never Sky

Rossi, Veronica

Try the sequel: Through the Ever Night!

Surface Tension: A Novel in Four Summers

Runyon, Brent


Stiefvater, Maggie

Run wild with the Wolves of Mercy Falls!

The Amulet of Samarkand

Stroud, Jonathan

Magic and mayhem abound in the Bartimaeus trilogy!


Vrettos, Adrienne Maria


Yolen, Jane

(Located in YA Graphic Novel, shelved by title)


Identified by FICTION on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).

The Lost World

Doyle, Arthur Conan


Gaiman, Neil

(Located in Science Fiction)

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

Pratchett, Terry

(Located in Science Fiction)


Shiomi, Chika

(Located in Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

The Children of Hurin

Tolkien, J. R. R.

Digging to America

Tyler, Anne

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Verne, Jules

(Located in Science Fiction)


Titles with a J before the call number are located in the Juvenile Non-Fiction section. Titles without a J are located in the Adult Non-Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).


The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: a Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
Fadiman, Anne

323.11 [NEW]

Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds
Meyer, Karl Ernest

(Located in New


The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Swift, Earl


Violent Earth
Dinwiddie, Robert

J 551.447

Hanson, Jeanne K.

Don't miss the other Extreme Earth books!


Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals
Polk, Patti


How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to Be Forever
Horner, John R.

J 567.9098

Dinosaur Eggs Discovered! Unscrambling the Clues


DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World
Rosenfield, Israel

J 614.1

DNA Fingerprinting: The Ultimate Identity
Fridell, Ron

J 614.17

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
Walker, Sally M.


Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
Courland, Robert


How to Draw Steampunk
Berry, Bob


Costume Design 101: The Business and Art of Creating Costumes for Film and Television
La Motte, Richard

Already checked out? Try the 2001 edition!


The Record Players: DJ Revolutionaries
Brewster, Bill


The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre
Davis, Gretchen

Already checked out? Take a look at the 2008 edition!


Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth
Tabor, James M.

797.21 P539 [Biography]

Michael Phelps: Beneath the Surface
Phelps, Michael


The Atlas of Ship Wrecks & Treasure
Pickford, Nigel


A History of the World in 100 Objects
MacGregor, Neil


Egypt's Sunken Treasures


The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs
Reeves, C. N.

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