New Teen Books July 10, 2020

Posted: July 10, 2020

Girl, Unframed by Deb Caletti
A riveting, meticulously plotted mystery with plenty of drama.

They Went Left by Monica Hesse
Zofia, liberated from a WWII concentration camp, has trouble remembering things, like the last time she saw her younger brother, Abek, but she knows he is all she has left and that she needs to find him.

The Lost City by Amanda Hocking
A fast, engaging fantasy about Ulla Tulin who embarks on a mission to find her parents after she was abandoned as a baby and raised by trolls.

Hood by Jenny Elder Moke
Arrested by royal soldiers for defending innocent villagers, a girl seeks help from the father she has never met, Robin Hood.

Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power
Powers examines the sometimes claustrophobic relationships of mothers and daughters with a genre twist that makes for a riveting, often frightening read.

Demon Slayer by Kimetsu no Yaiba (Mange Series)
When a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life. Added volumes 6-10 & 13

One-Punch Man (Manga Series)
Every time a promising villain appears, Saitama beats the snot out of ’em with one punch! Can he finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom? Added volumes 10-12

Nonfiction

Sing and Shout: the mighty voice of Paul Robeson by Susan Goldman Rubin
Recounts the life of outstanding student, athlete, actor, singer, and social activist Paul Robeson (1898–1976), interlacing narrative of his artistic career with commentary on his position on and accomplishments as a champion for black rights.