Are You Seeing Me by Darren GrothYA GROTH Twins Justine and Perry have left their home in Australia and embarked on the road trip of a lifetime in the Pacific Northwest. It's been a year since their dad lost his battle with cancer and Justine became the sole caregiver for her autistic brother, Perry. The Awesome by Eva Darrows YA DARROWS Maggie can clean a gun blindfolded, shoot a crossbow, or exorcise ghosts from a house. The family business is monster hunting, and her concerns in life slant more toward survival than fashion. Cassidy's Guide to Everyday Etiquette (and obfuscation) by Sue Stauffacher MJ STAUFFACHER Eleven-year-old tomboy Cassidy is devastated to inherit a five week summer course at etiquette school, where even her classic epic pranks cannot save her, and worse, her best friend Jack is more interested in their new teenage neighbor than in Cassidy's woes. How to Speak Dolphin by Ginny RorbyMJ RORBY Since her mother died, twelve-year-old Lily has struggled to care for her severely autistic half-brother, Adam, in their Miami home, but she is frustrated and angry because her oncologist step-father, Don, expects her to devote her time to Adam, and is unwilling to admit that Adam needs professional help--but when Adam bonds with a young dolphin with cancer Lily is confronted with another dilemma: her family or the dolphin's freedom. The Rise and Fall of a Theatre Geek by Seth RudetskyYA RUDETSKY Sixteen-year-old Justin Goldblatt lands a dream internship with his favorite Broadway actor, but the Big Apple comes with big trouble when his friends stop speaking to him and someone starts sabotaging his hero. Doctor Who New and Featured YA Books Featured Graphic Novel Supermutant Magic Academy Jillian Tamaki "SuperMutant Magic Academy is a prep-school for mutants and witches but their paranormal abilities take a back seat to everyday teen concerns. Science experiments go awry, bake sales are upstaged, and the new kid at school is a cat who will determine the course of human destiny." Featured Book Reviews The Prank List Anna Staniszewski This book is about Rachel joining a pastry class. Chef Ryan is the instructor of the class. He pushes Rachel to do her best. But in a mean way. Rachel's mom wants to sell the house because their cleaning business isn't working out. Also there's a baking contest. Will Rachel win? -- Reviewd by Natalia Locurto I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Lauren Tarshis I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 is about the devastating affect Hurricane Katrina had on New Orleans. This story, set in the lower ninths neighborhood of New Orleans shows how a kid named Barry struggles to survive in his neighborhood after he is separated from his family. It displays what kind of terror and harsh obstacles you would have to face in a natural disaster. This adventure book is a great read. It keeps you excited and wondering what would happen next. This story also gives you a history lesson on Hurricane Katrina and what it did to New Orleans. It also describes the wreckage of the hurricane and the people’s emotions realistically. I recommend this book for kids ages 8 - 13. If you liked this book, you should read the other books in Lauren Tarshis' I Survived Series. -- Reviewed by Jack Lambert More Great Reads for Teens & Tweens Tweens, find your next great read with NoveList K-8 Plus. Check out NoveList K-8 Plus and discover books by your favorite authors and book suggestions and read-alike lists for your favorite books. Go to Online Resources and click on EBSCO to get started. You will need your Verona Public Library card number to login. Read book reviews of the newestYA fiction by professionals and other teenagers or write your own! This site features book giveaways. Get started now! Looking for a book reviews, contests, and bookish awesomeness? Check out Epic Reads! This site offers book reviews, blogs, frequent contests, polls, and info of your favorite authors. Get started now! Did you know you can read and listen to some of the most popular teen books on your tablet or smartphone? Download teen fiction including Divergent, The Hunger Games Series, Twilight, Alex Rider and much, much more! Check it out here.