Here's some brand-new titles I've just put on the YA shelves...
Bonechiller, Graham McNamee -- It's really cold in Canada...Danny and his friends stumble on a centures-old nightmare. They start seeing things. Impossible things. In this frozen wasteland, something is hunting them down. And in winter, there is no escape from Harvest Cove...
The Devil's Breath (A Danger Zone Book), David Gilman -- His father is missing. He's an assasin's target. He has one clue. And no time. He's Max Gordon. And someone wants him dead.
Dark Dude, Oscar Hijuelos -- Rico Fuentes trades Harlem for Wisconsin, giving up on a big part of his identity. For anyone who loved The Outsiders--and for anyone who's ever felt like one--Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Oscar Hijuelos brings to life a haunting choice and an unforgettable journey about identity, misidentity, and all that we take with us when we run away.
The Devouring, Simon Holt -- The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for fifteen-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims.
War Is...soldiers, survivors, and storytellers talk about war, Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell, editors -- Is war noble? or is it delusional? Should it be obsolete? Or is it inevitable? Contains nearly twenty pieces of fiction and nonfiction as varied and complex as war itself. A must-read for young citizens living in a dangerous world.
And these new Graphic Novels:
Watchmen, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons -- One of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels, "The Most Celebrated Graphic Novel of All Time," Soon to be a major motion picture in March, 2009.
Follow two generations of masked superheroes from the close of WWII to the icy shadow of the Cold War.
Houdini, The Handcuff King, Jason Lutes and Nick Bertozzi -- A living picture of Harry Houdini, the famed escape artist.
Isadora Duncan, a graphic biography, Sabrina Jones --Learn about the dramatic life of this pioneering modern dancer who captivated the world.
Lindbergh Child, America's Hero and the Crime of the Century, Rick Geary -- Soon after Charles Lindbergh's daring solo crossing the Atlantic, his baby is abducted...retrace all the events, blackmail notes, and colorful characters...unfortunately without a happy conclusion.
Emily Dickinson, My Letter to the World and other poems -- a beautifully illustrated version of Dickinson's poem shows how art and words can work together.
So come on in and check them out!