Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Teen Advisory Board Picks for November

Check out the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Teen Advisory Board Picks for November! Place a hold now or visit the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library to pick up a copy from the display. Enjoy!

Dazai, Osamu

Oba Yozo's attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a "clown" to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.

Recommended by Kahliya

King, Wesley

A struggling team of kids from a poor neighborhood is transformed by the appearance of a mysterious coach.

Recommended by Rienzi

Pierce, Tamora

Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindalen, daughter of nobles, serves as a page but must prove herself to the males around her if she is ever to fulfill her dream of becoming a knight.

Recommended by Ian

Ryan, Jennifer

Letters and journals reveal the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of five members of a village choir during World War II as they band together to survive the upheavals of war and village intrigue on the English home front.

Recommended by Cristina

Valente, Catherynne M.

Twelve-year-old September's ordinary life in Omaha turns to adventure when a Green Wind takes her to Fairyland to retrieve a talisman the new and fickle Marquess wants from the enchanted woods.

Recommended by Saorsa