JoCoLibrary - Teens - KCUR Recommendations for Teens
Annotation:Seventeen-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.
Annotation:In an Old West yarn that mixes the comic with the typical shoot-'em-up, a stubborn 14-year-old manipulates an equally stubborn marshal into helping her track down her father's killer.
Annotation:Anya, 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.
Annotation:In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.