BUBONIC PANIC by Gail Jarrow
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 5, 2016

"A richly detailed exploration of a fascinating subject. (glossary, timeline, further resources, author's note, bibliography, source notes, picture credits, index) (Nonfiction. 10-18)"
Following Fatal Fever (2015) and Red Madness (2014), Jarrow explores America's experience with the bubonic plague. Read full book review >
BLOODLINE by Joe Jiménez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2016

"A moving, almost-suffocating, haunting exploration of what defines manhood. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Recently suspended twice for school fights, 17-year-old Abraham grapples with a propensity for violence. Read full book review >

THIS IS NOT THE END by Jesse Jordan
Released: June 14, 2016

"A wickedly funny examination of what it means to choose your own destiny. (Fantasy. 14-17)"
A teenage outcast discovers he is the key to the world's undoing. Read full book review >
MY SISTER ROSA by Justine Larbalestier
THRILLERS
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"This dark thriller is the 1956 film The Bad Seed meets 2016; readers will be simultaneously terrified when Rosa's present and afraid to let her out of their sight. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
"Do you think I'm the devil?" Read full book review >
RODENT by Lisa J. Lawrence
Released: March 22, 2016

"Hard realism with a heart. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Isabelle lives with her hopelessly alcoholic mother in a series of awful apartments as she tries to take care of her little brother and sister. Read full book review >

MARCH by John Lewis
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"This memoir's unique eyewitness view of epochal events makes it essential reading for an understanding of those times—and these. (Graphic memoir. 11 & up)"
A living icon of the civil rights movement brings his frank and stirring account of the movement's most tumultuous years (so far) to a climax. Read full book review >
TRUE LETTERS FROM A FICTIONAL LIFE by Kenneth Logan
Released: June 7, 2016

"Just the right touch of humor, mystery, drama, and romance should earn this a place on every teen bookshelf. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When the truth is a secret, even friends believe the fiction. Read full book review >
CHARACTER, DRIVEN by David Lubar
Released: March 1, 2016

"Cliff is a character driven to fulfill his quest, and readers will be with him every step of the way. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Eighteen-year-old Cliff Sparks promises "one sweet-ass mother lode of a gripping tale" of his times at his New Jersey high school. Read full book review >