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Back to School: A Variety of Teens, Schools, and Problems

Branch North East Branch

Created by Matthew Lowder
  • Details about Vampire Academy

    Vampire Academy

    Richelle Mead.

    St. Vladimiras Academy isn't just any boarding school - it's a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They've been on the run, but now they are being dragged back to St. Vladimiras - the very place where they are most in danger. . . . Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy's ruthless social scene, and unspeakable……more

  • Details about The Mockingbirds

    The Mockingbirds

    Daisy Whitney.

    Some schools have honor codes. Others have handbooks. Themis Academy has the Mockingbirds. Themis Academy is a quiet boarding school with an exceptional student body that the administration trusts to always behave the honorable way--the Themis Way. So when Alex is date raped during her junior year, she has two options: stay silent and hope someone helps her, or enlist the Mockingbirds--a secret society of students dedicated to righting the wrongs of their fellow peers. In this honest, page-turni……more

  • Details about Hex Hall

    Hex Hall

    Rachel Hawkins.

    Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she is a witch. Her non-gifted mother has been supportive, consulting Sophie?s estranged father?a warlock?only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, it?s her dad who exiles her to ?Hex Hall?, an isolated reform school for wayward Prodigium, a.k.a. witches, fairies, and shape-shifters. By the end of her first day, Sophie has three new enemies, a futile crush on a warlock, a tagal……more

  • Details about The chocolate war

    The chocolate war

    Robert Cormier.

    Stunned by his mother's recent death and appalled by the way his father sleepwalks through life, Jerry Renault, a New England high school student, ponders the poster in his locker- Do I dare disturb the universe? Part of his universe is Archie Costello, leader of a secret school societ-the Virgils-and master of intimidation.  Archie himself is intimidated by a cool, ambitious teacher into having the Virgils spearhead the annual fund-raising event-a chocolate sale.  When Jerry refuses to be b……more

  • Details about Anna and the French kiss

    Anna and the French kiss

    Stephanie Perkins.

    Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris - until she meets Etienne St. Clair: perfect, Parisian (and English and American, which makes for a swoon-worthy accent), and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home……more

  • Details about Looking for Alaska : a novel

    Looking for Alaska : a novel

    by John Green.

    In a stunning debut novel, Miles "Pudge" Halter befriends some fellow boarding school students whose lives are everything but boring. Pudge falls in love with Alaska, the razor-sharp and self-destructive nucleus. But when tragedy strikes, Pudge discovers the value of loving unconditionally.…more