Wary of romance following her mother's second divorce and resisting her friends' attempts to fix her up with the hottest guy in school, Piper's life gets complicated when she receives a series of Valentines from a secret admirer.
After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim is dragged from her home in Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi. When she learns that her mother is sick in Ohio, Mim confronts her demons on a thousand-mile odyssey from “mosquitoland” to her Ohio mother that redefines her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
Are you Boho? Grunge? Hippie? A Teddy Girl? And what, exactly, is a kirtle? The Fashion Book examines the history of fashion and explains how to incorporate classic looks into a modern wardrobe.
Fifteen-year-old Izzy was trained to fight monsters. For centuries, her family have hunted magical creatures. Izzy moves to a new town and soon has to investigate a series of hauntings at her new high school.
It's that time again. The air is cool and crisp, the days are growing shorter, and the night is coming to life. What mysteries lie in dark? What stories will you uncover deep in the piling leaves? As the shadows come alive, magic awaits around corners and in the pages of new found books. For the macabre, the dark, the mysterious, the magical, and even the spookily funny check these out:(Note: Links open in new window)
Strange, Dark, Other Worldly Abilities
Dark Mysteries at the Academy
When Death (and Others) Come Calling
The Humorous Undead and Other Otherworldy Creatures
New Teen Discovery Kits available for check out!
The UAPL has two new Discovery Kits just for teens! Discovery Kits contain traditional materials like books and add a hands-on component. They’re a fun way to learn and experiment.
Teen Discovery Kit: Learn the Ukulele contains Includes three books, two CDs, one ukulele and one ukulele carrying case. It’s a great way to try out the instrument!
Teen Discovery Kit: Explore Circuitry Includes four books, one Makey Makey kit and one Little Bits base kit. This kit is a fun introduction to circuits and how they work including how to make actual bananas function as a keyboard! (Sorry, bananas are not included in the kit.)
Nick Pearson, a teen in the Witness Protection Program, moves to a new town and finds himself trying to solve a murder mystery when his first friend is found dead.
Witty, sarcastic Ethan and his three best friends are students at Selwyn Arts Academy, which has been hijacked by For Art’s Sake, a sleazy reality-television show. The program pits student artists against each other for an arts college scholarship, but is really for ratings and big bucks for the producers. The friends are inspired to write a vigilante poem and distribute it to the student body, hoping to save their school from reality television.
Friday May 2nd the blockbuster movie season starts!
- The Amazing Spider Man 2 - (May 2nd)
- Godzilla - (May 16th)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past - (May 23rd)
- Maleficent - (May 30th)
Watch the Amazing Spider Man battle super-villians from the mysterious company Oscorp.
Godzilla, the world's most famous monster, battles Earth-made mutant monsters.
In X-men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine is sent to the past to change an event disastrous to both mutants and humans.
Maleficent is the live-action, dark horror fantasy of the Sleeping Beauty story. There are no singing fairies in this Disney version!
May will be a fun month to go to the movies!
When the Spanish influenza epidemic reaches Portland, Oregon, in 1918, seventeen-year-old Cleo leaves behind the comfort of her boarding school to work for the Red Cross. This is well researched historical fiction based on the real-life pandemic considered to be the most devastating in recorded world history.