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New Arrivals - Teen Nonfiction

"Trevor Loomis is trying to survive the year at Satan's Prep so he can transfer to Purgatory, but plans change when Persephone Plumm starts at the school"-- Provided by publisher.

"The year is 1675. Caught up in a conflict he barely understands, a portly Buddhist warrior monk named Shi Long Páng sets out to find his brothers after the destruction of their temple at the hands of the Qing dynasty. Now, the fate of his order might rest squarely on the crown of his perfectly spherical head. But life outside the temple won't be easy for a wandering Shaolin monk--not with all the spies, corrupt officials, and pretty girls lurking around every corner. One part historical fiction, one part kung fu action adventure comedy drama... explores the history and legend of the Shaolin Temple's murky past"--From publisher description.

Looks at the events of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident in the Ukraine, describing how scientists are monitoring the effects of radiation on the wildlife that continue to live there and what this means for the human population surrounding the area

"A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"-- Provided by publisher.

"Yato is a homeless god. He doesn't even have a shrine, not to mention worshippers! So to achieve his ambitious goals, he's set up a service to help those in need (for a small fee), hoping he'll eventually raise enough money to build himself the lavish temple of his dreams. Of course, he can't afford to be picky, so Yato accepts all kinds of jobs, from finding lost kittens to helping a student overcome bullies at school"--From publisher description.

Sad at the thought of spending Christmas alone, Kurumi Sagara goes out for a walk. While she's crossing the street, a boy bumps into her, and a rein suddenly appears that binds them together. The overjoyed boy tells her she's his master and that she's a Santa Claus. Kurumi dismisses him as a crazy person, but then he transforms into a reindeer?!

To be close to her idol, track-and-field star Mizuki is going to an all-guys' school and disguising herself as a boy!

Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to. Our Neighbor's Housey though coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in A Lady's Hands Are Cold. You might try to figure out what is haunting My Friend Janna, or discover that your brother's fiancée may not be what she seems in The Nesting Place. And of course you must revisit the horror of His Face All Red, the breakout webcomic hit that has been gorgeously translated to the printed page.