Witnessing her best friend's death in a snowboarding accident has been a major struggle for Jenessa. Also, having your parents separated doesn’t help the situation. All Jenessa wants to do is drive…fast. She gets her license and buys a brand new car. Once she starts hanging out with the wrong crowd, drinking and smoking becomes her escape. As she races with the guys, cops surround the scene and Jenessa tries her best to escape. With alcohol in her system, Jenessa somehow finds a way to hide from the cops but crashes her new car. Will Jenessa learn her lesson or will her bad habits take over?
Sweet & Tasty Treats
Thursday February 19, 2015
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these easy to make snacks. Using our toaster oven we will prepare tasty treats that are so easy you'll be able to make them at home. Looking for a challenge? We'll provide recipes for treats that are more complicated. For students in grades 7 through 12. A nonrefundable materials fee of $1 is due at time of registration.
At 16, David has experienced more than his fair share of suffering. Following the sudden death of his soldier brother, David's grief-stricken parents obsessively turn to religion for comfort. Tension builds after sacrificing his promising future as a baseball pitcher, and breaking up with his girlfriend, to keep his collapsing family together. When his parents disappear on the night of the Rush (Rapture), David must untangle the mystery with his sister Mara, best friend Kane, and ex-girlfriend Bailey. Assuming that the Rush is a ridiculous notion, has something terrible, such as a dual-suicide occurred, were they abducted, or did they run away from their two children? Chapter flash-backs keep this tantalizing mystery accelerating. Will his love, faith, and religion be enough to hold his crumbling life together?
What if you were the child of the world’s most infamous serial killer? Unfortunately, that was Jazz’s situation. Jazz was his father’s right hand helper throughout his childhood. That all stops once his father got caught by the cops and was found guilty for over one hundred murders. Since his father has been locked up in jail, there still have been several murders in the small town that he lives in. Jazz is determined to help the cops find the culprit and prove to everyone that he is not the same person that his father is. Will Jazz be able to move above his father, or will he find himself struggling with his horrific memories?
"The Duff" by Kody Keplinger
Seventeen-year-old Bianca knows that she isn't the prettiest of her friends, but she is smart enough not to fall for the hot high school hunk, Wesley. Once Wesley gave her the nickname "Duff", hatred was all she felt for him. As Bianca tries to find a distraction from her home life, she leans towards Wesley as a listener. Scared that she has fallen into a trap, she soon finds out that Wesley and her have a lot in common. Read this book before it arrives in theatres on February 20th!
Having a sister should be fun right? Well not for Sohane. Sohane does love her sister, however she hates her just as much. Growing up Sohane and Djelila have shared everything, but things are starting to change. Now that Sohane is 18 years old, she has become independent and more religious. Djelila is becoming more carefree and is embracing her youth and beauty. Djelila starts to get harassed by her peers for not following the Muslim traditions and Sohane is enjoying every second of it. Guilt builds up after the death of Djelila and now Sohane has only memories of her.
Don't forget to sign up for programs! Online registration is now available for programs that do not charge a fee. Just visit the Children's Page on our website and click on the link to register online: www.freeportlibrary.info/youth-services-27/children.
April is a 14 year-old girl who is stuck in a love triangle with her best friend and ex-boyfriend. Why is Billy her ex-boyfriend? April cheated on Billy with hot high school hunk, Matt, and things ended quickly. But now April is determined to get Billy back. Will her best friend get in the way or will Matt try to intervene again with his cute looks?