The library is finally back open and summer is quickly approaching! This year the library is letting students check out books for the whole season. If you have a clear library account and need some great things to read during your time off, come by and check out some of these titles that are perfect for lazy summer days.
THIS ONE SUMMER BY MARIKO TAMAKI: "Rose and her parents go on vacation to Awago Beach like they do every year, but this year Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting and she turns to her friend Windy for help dealing with her troubled family life."
BURN BABY BURN BY MEG MEDINA: "Nora Lopez is seventeen during the infamous New York summer of 1977, when the city is besieged by arson, a massive blackout, and a serial killer named Son of Sam who shoots young women on the streets. Nora's family life isn't going so well either: her bullying brother, Hector, is growing more threatening by the day, her mother is helpless and falling behind on the rent, and her father calls only on holidays. All Nora wants is to turn eighteen and be on her own. And while there is a cute new guy who started working with her at the deli, is dating even worth the risk when the killer likes picking off couples who stay out too late?"
FOREVER SUMMER: LAGUNA COVE AND CRUEL SUMMER BY ALYSON NOEL: "Contains two novels, including Laguna Cove, in which Anne, a newcomer to Laguna Beach, California, decides to learn to surf to fit in, but her competition, Ellie, still will not give her a break; and Cruel Summer, iin which Colby Cavendish, having shed her dorky image, is looking forward to an exciting summer with the 'in crowd,' including handsome Levi Bonham, but she gains a new perspective on her life and priorities when she is shipped off to Greece instead to spend the season with her eccentric Aunt Tally."
THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY BY JENNY HAN: "Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different as she finds herself falling for a boy she has known since childhood."
BITTERSWEET BY MIRANDA BEVERLY-WHITTEMORE: "Winning a scholarship to a prestigious college where she befriends a beautiful girl of privilege, unassuming Mabel joins her friend during a lakeside summer surrounded by wealthy vacationers only to discover morally ambiguous truths about her friend's family fortune."
SECOND CHANCE SUMMER BY MORGAN MATSON: "After Taylor Edwards' family gets devastating news, they decide to spend one last summer all together at their lake house in the Pocono Mountains, they get to know each other again and bond, and Taylor remembers her past friends and crush."
WE WERE LIARS BY E. LOCKHART: "Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer."
ONE CRAZY SUMMER BY RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA: "In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp."
SHOW AND PROVE BY SOFIA QUINTERO: "Friends Smiles and Nike spend the summer of 1983 in the South Bronx working a job at a summer camp, chasing girls, and breakdancing."