The Young Adult department, located on the second floor of the
Allentown Public Library, serves the community of Allentown by
providing the most diverse and up-to-date titles so that children
aged 12-19 can read for educational and enjoyment purposes.
between the human world and the paranormal realms are
being torn asunder as beings born of nightmares swarm
across the globe.
eighth-graders from very different backgrounds, Robeson
"Crease" Battlefield and Pacino Clapton, discover in
afterschool detention that they have a great deal in
a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an
amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb
and her track team finds a wonderful way to help
rekindle her dream of running again.
and Carl have been friends since they were tiny
wizard-in-training Alex Taylor and his band of fellow
adventurers battle a goblin army, navigate an enchanted
forest, and try to solve the sphinx's riddle in their
quest to find the lost Horn of Moran and return it to
Norsland before the nation erupts in war.
is back at home, pretending to be the perfect daughter,
but she has become the public face of the mechs,
devoting her life to convincing the world that she and
others like her deserve to exist, until shocking truths
are revealed, forcing her to make a life-changing
July storm caused a major power outage in Bridgewater.
Now a research project at the Institute for Cryogenic
Experimentation has been ruined and the thawed-out
bodies of twenty-seven federal inmates are missing. At
first, Dani Kraft didn't think much of the breaking
news. But after her best friend Jake disappears, a
mysterious visitor connects the dots for Dani. Jake has
been taken in by an infamous cult leader. To get him
back, Dani must enter a dangerous, alternate reality
where a defrosted cult leader is beginning to act like
some kind of god."--Amazon.com.
Phillips is Bridgewater High's favorite local teen
life has never been 'normal.' How could it be, with his
mother holding seances and his half-crazy stepfather
working as Bridgewater's mortician?"--P.  of cover.
guy named Ethan Davis has been texting Cassie.
after school, Josh and his friends try out an old game
called "Black Magic" that promises the players good
fortune at the expense of those who have wronged them.
As the club members' luck starts skyrocketing and horror
befalls their enemies, the game stops being a joke. How
can they end the power they've unleashed? Answers lie in
an old diary, but ending the game may be deadlier than
face is breaking out.
and her boyfriend Bobby, both undead and working as
spies for the government, are sent to infiltrate a high
school in New York State where unexplained phenomena are
causing problems, but Gina is unhappy with her cover
story as an emancipated minor Goth girl.
fourteenth-century Bologna, Alessandra Giliani, a
brilliant young girl, defies convention and risks death
in order to attend medical school at the university so
that she can study anatomy.
been almost a year since the girls of the pop-music
club started jamming together, but the start of the
new year is no time to look back on their journey -
it's time to recruit new members! Despite their
inexperience, the girls' passionate performance at
the entrance ceremony impresses first-year Azuka, a
budding guitar player who can't wait to join. But
she didn't expect there to be so much tea-drinking
in the pop-music club. Or...When do they get around
to making music?!
Hirasawa joins the pop music club where the other
members teach her to read music and play lead guitar,
but Yui's rock star potential will be put to the test
when the club signs up to perform at the school
embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and
self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting
in at school but falling down a well and making friends
with the ghost there just may be worse.
of Ramona's seven evil exes dispatched, it should be
time for Scott Pilgrim to face Gideon Graves, the
biggest and baddest of her former beaus. But didn't
Ramona take off at the end of Book 5? Shouldn't that let
Scott off the hook? Maybe it should, maybe it shouldn't,
but one thing is for certain all of this has been
building to Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour!"--Amazon.
a couple months have passed since the last time we
caught up with our intrepid hero, but what can change in
a few short months? Well, not much has, but something is
penultimate outing in the graphic novel series, finds
Scott in the thick of a happy relationship with the
hard-won Ramona V. Flowers, but troubles arise when past
indiscretions come to light, leading to some
uncomfortable doubts. At the same time, Scott must face
down the latest of Ramona's evil ex-boyfriends, the
robot-controlling twins Kyle K. ("handsome jerk") and
Ken K. ("perfect asshat").
Pilgrim's new girlfriend, Ramona Flowers, has made his
life slightly complicated.
Pilgrim is no longer excited about dating a high school
girl because he's met the girl of his dreams, literally.
However, he won't be able to date her until he defeats
her seven evil ex-boyfriends.
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