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    JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD BOOKS

     

    WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL AND BACK TO READING!

    CHECK OUT THESE NEW TITLES!

    RISING WATER

    By Marc Aronson

    The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue.  On June 23, 2018, twelve young members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex when disaster struck.  A downpour flooded the tunnels trapping the boys who had to retreat further into pitch black caverns.  When the teams bikes were found outside the cave entrance the Navy Seals were called in and a rescue mission began.

    HOPE AND OTHER PUNCH LINES

    By Julie Buxbaum

    Abbi is like any other teenager with a few exceptions like her famous alter ego “Baby Hope” from September 11th.  Her iconic photograph with the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsing behind her. 

    Now, fifteen years later, at a Summer Camp, she meets Noah Stern whose own world was shattered on 9/11.  The two teens team up to ask difficult questions about the story behind the photo.  But is either of them ready to hear the answers?

    DEFY THE FATES

    By Claudia Gray

    The third book in this trilogy about a love story that crosses the galaxy with a heart-racing high action plot.

    THE LINE TENDER

    By Kate Allen

    Lucy Everhart’s marine biologist Mother died suddenly when she was seven.  Twelve years later Lucy is determined to finish her Mother’s research on the Great White Shark after the tide brings a great white and then another tragedy to Cape Cod.

    SHOUT

    By Laurie Halse Anderson

    The sequel to Speak.  The moment to Speak has passed.  Now it is time to Shout! The true story of a survivor who refused to be silenced.

    STRANGERS ASSUME MY GIRLFRIEND IS MY NURSE

    By Shane Burcaw

    Shane Burcaw is an award-winning writer who has humor and enthusiasm for life despite living in a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy.  Shane’s life is anything but tragic as you will see in this book about his unique perspective on living a happy and full life.