What happens to all your stuff when you're gone? Well, if you lived in Failin, Oregon, your belongings could end up being sold by Lewis, who works in the estate sale business. He's chafing under the oppression of life in this small town that shrinks more with every day. Then he meets Anne--who's feeling just as hemmed in as he is. Can they free themselves and each other from the weight of their parents' history and secrets? Find out in Bad Houses!
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Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association, YALSA for short, puts out several lists of the best young adult fiction for the year. One of those lists is the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens. 2014's list is full of awesomeness, from Gene Yang to Faith Erin Hicks and more! Check out some of the titles from the list below, and click on the titles to request them from the library.
Do you love graphic novels? Read on to find the Young Adult Library Services Assoication's Top Ten Graphic Novels for Teens. The list includes both fiction and nonfiction books, so there's something for everyone!
My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf. Go to high school with the nation's most notorious serial killer.
TCCL has offered a variety of programs & events during Teen Read Week that include films, interactive murder mysteries, gaming & crafting, a Goth prom with PC & Kristin Cast, an Anime Minicon with Mark Crilley and the Gallagher Academy Heist with Ally Carter. Teen Read Week proper is October 16-22, but TCCL will celebrate during the entire month of October! You can check our online event guide to see what is happening at the other branches.