Whats New Category: Teen Summer Reading

Teen Summer Reading Has Begun!

Summer Reading 2019 is finally here, and It’s Showtime at the Library! All summer long the books you read and programs you attend will enter you into drawings for amazing prizes, including gift cards, Fitbit, Art Supplies and much more. Here’s how it works:

1.You can print your Reading Log here or pick it up at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk on the second floor.

2.Stop by the desk on the second floor to sign up and choose your team – Narwhal or Llama.

3. After you read your first book, come to the desk to get coupons for tasty treats and to clear your library fines.

4. Come back to the desk again after reading two more books OR attending two programs OR reading one book and attending one program. You will get a free book!

5. Throughout the rest of the summer stop by the desk any time you read a book or attend a program, and you will be entered into the drawings for our weekly prizes and grand prizes.

Check out this list of all the programs we will offer this summer, including book cafes, escape rooms, and a film fest!

Enjoy the show!

Teen Summer Reading image 2019

 

Last Days of Summer… Check Out These Teen Novels Set In Summer

BoysSummer
YA BRODY, J.
Welcome to Winlock Harbor. Where the weather is always sunny, the water is the perfect temperature, and the boardwalk boasts the best food around. Where best friends Grayson, Mike, and Ian first met as kids, building a sand castle on a cloudless beach day. And where this summer, the loyalties of a lifelong friendship will begin to unravel.

 

SquareRootSummer
YA REUTER HAPGOOD, H.
Gottie Oppenheimer, a seventeen-year-old physics prodigy, navigates grief, love, and disruptions in the space-time continuum in one very eventful summer.

 

BurnBabyBurn
YA MEDINA, M.
Nora Lopez is seventeen during the summer of 1977, when New York is besieged by arson, a massive blackout, and a serial killer named Son of Sam. Meg Medina transports us to a time when tempers and temperatures ran high to share the story of a young woman who discovers that the greatest dangers are often closer than we like to admit.

 

ThisPartYouLaugh
YA HOFFMEISTER, P.
Rising sophomore Travis and his best friend, Creature, spend a summer in a Eugene, Oregon, trailer park dealing with cancer, basketball, first love, addiction, gang violence, and a reptilian infestation.

 

LookBothWays
YA CHERRY, A.
The story of a girl who apprentices at a summer theater festival hoping she’s finally found a place to belong only to learn that neither talent nor love is as straightforward as she thinks.

 

YA GRAPH STEVENSON, N.
Best friends Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley spend a fun summer at Lumberjane scout camp where they encounter yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons while solving a mystery that holds the fate of the world in the balance.

 

YA BUCKLEY-ARCHER, L.
When seventeen-year-old Spark takes a summer job working at a secluded house in England, organizing journals that span centuries and all written in the same hand, she discovers her true connection to the people who live there and the trait that makes them unique.

 

SummerStateMind
YA CALONITA, J.
Spoiled, yet lovable fifteen-year-old Harper McCallister is sent to sleepaway camp where she is an outcast at first but eventually finds a way to make her mark, gaining new perspectives on friendship and life in general.