New titles from Orca Soundings

The Orca Soundings series books are really just books that are not connected to one another, but are all published by a company whose mission is to provide interesting books to teens who are improving their reading skills. I’ve enjoyed those that I’ve read, and they are pretty popular in our library, so we’ve got some new titles for you. Check these out from the 372.41 special collection:

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B Negative by Vicki Grant

Paddy loves his family, all except for his annoying stepfather Anthony. When they have a discussion about his future, Paddy overreacts and threatens to join the army. Unable to back down, he finds he is alienating everyone around him. And when he takes the physical exam and learns his blood type, his world starts to crumble and he starts to question everything he thought he knew.

Breaking Point by Janice Greene

Alana, a new student at Oceanside High, decides it is time to take action when the sexual harassment of a group of boys nearly pushes a friend to commit suicide.

The Burning Time by Carol Matas

After her father’s sudden death, fourteen-year-old Rose Rives finds sixteenth-century France to be a dangerous place for women when her mother, a midwife and a healer, is arrested and accused of being a witch along with many other women in their village.

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About Victoria Waddle

I'm a high school librarian, formerly an English teacher. I love to read and my mission is to connect people with the right books. To that end, I read widely--from the hi-lo for reluctant high school readers to the literary adult novel for the bibliophile.
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