Funds 4 Books Wrap-up

Death from the Skies! paperback cover

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The second (and final) batch of books ordered with our Funds 4 Books money arrived during the summer break!  Thank you again to everyone who donated to help us add these books to our collection!

  • Bait and switch: the (futile) pursuit of the American Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • The banking crisis (Opposing Viewpoints)
  • The Chernobyl disaster by Marcia Amidon Lusted
  • Consumerism (Opposing Viewpoints)
  • Corporate social responsibility (Opposing Viewpoints)
  • The dead-tossed waves by Carry Ryan
  • Death from the skies! : the ways the world will end by Philip Plait
  • Do abstinence programs work?  (At Issue)
  • Driven out : the forgotten war against Chinese Americans by Jean Pfaelzer
  • The earthquake in Haiti by Anne Lies
  • The economic naturalist’s field guide : common sense principles for troubled times by Robert H. Frank
  • Fallen by Lauren Kate
  • Female circumcision: multicultural perspectives
  • I am not a serial killer by Dan Wells
  • Illegal people : how globalization creates migration and criminalizes immigrants by David Bacon
  • An insider’s guide to the UN by Linda M. Fasulo
  • The kids are all right : a memoir by Diana Welch
  • Knights : in history and legend by Constance Bouchard
  • Muslims in America : a short history by Edward E. Curtis
  • Naruto : 4 : the next level by Masashi Kishimoto
  • Nuclear accidents by Mark Mayell
  • Racism in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird (Social Issues in Literature)
  • Reel culture : 50 classic movies you should know about (so you can impress your friends) by Mimi O’Connor
  • The story of stuff : how our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health — and a vision for change by Annie Leonard
  • Voodoo histories : the role of the conspiracy theory in shaping modern history by David Aaronovitch
  • White cat by Holly Black
  • YouTube : the company and its founders by Rebecca Rowell

2011 Teen Choice Book of the Year

Cover of "Will Grayson, Will Grayson"

Cover of Will Grayson, Will Grayson

You can help choose the 2011 Teen Choice Book of the Year!  Simply go to this link to nominate your five (5) favorite books that were published in 2010.  Nominations are due by January 31, 2011 so don’t wait too long!  The five nominees that get the most votes will be finalists for the big award and you’ll get to vote AGAIN to determine the winner, which will be announced in May.

MoHi owns 35 of the books on the nominee list — if you’ve read any of them, please vote for them!

  • Before I fall by Lauren Oliver
  • Burned by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
  • By the time you read this, I’ll be dead by Julie Ann Peters
  • The cardturner by Louis Sachar
  • The Carrie diaries by Candace Bushnell
  • Dark flame by Alyson Noel
  • Eleventh grade bites by Heather Brewer
  • Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin
  • Fat vampire by Adam Rex
  • For the win by Cory Doctorow
  • Girl parts by John M. Cusick
  • Gone by Lisa McMann
  • The Grimm legacy by Polly Shulman
  • Half brother by Kenneth Oppel
  • Hell’s heroes by Darren Shan
  • Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
  • Keys to the Repository by Melissa de la Cruz
  • The last summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco X. Stork
  • Lies by Michael Grant
  • Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Med head by James Patterson and Hal Friedman
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • Num8ers by Rachel Ward
  • Radiant shadows by Melissa Marr
  • The Scorch trials by James Dashner
  • The short second life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
  • The sky is everywhere by Jandy Nelson
  • Some girls are by Courtney Summers
  • Spirit bound by Richelle Mead
  • They never came back by Caroline Cooney
  • The thin executioner by Darren Shan
  • Three black swans by Caroline Cooney
  • Twilight: the graphic novel, volume 1 by Stephenie Meyer and Young Kim
  • Very LeFreak by Rachel Cohn
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Coming Soon from JLG …

The Crystal Ball

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One of the coolest ways we get new books here at MoHi is through our subscription to Junior Library Guild.  Every month, we get a new book in each category we subscribe to: Mystery/Adventure, Young Adults, Young Adults +, High-Interest Reading and Mature Young Adults.

Today’s delivery not only contained our October books but also a list of the upcoming books we will be recieving.  Kind of like a crystal ball to catch a glimpse into the future ….


  • Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • Things I Know about Love by Kate le Vann
  • You by Charles Benoit
  • Monsters of Men: Chaos Walking, Book Three by Patrick Ness


  • Brain Jack by Brian Falkner
  • Three Black Swans by Caroline B. Cooney
  • No Safe Place by Deborah Ellis
  • Blank Confession by Pete Hautman
  • Girl Parts by John M. Cusick


  • The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
  • The Unidentified by Rae Mariz
  • The Miracle Stealer by Neil Connelly
  • I Will Save You by Mat de la Pena
  • Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A. S. King


  • The Dark Game: True Spy Stories by Paul B. Janeczko
  • Trash by Andy Mulligan
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact on Us by Tanya Lee Stone
  • Solitary: Escape from Furnace, Book 2 by Alexander Gordon Smith
  • The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith


  • The Doomsday Box: A Shadow Project Adventure by Herbie Brennan
  • Cloaked by Alex Flinn
  • The Darlings Are Forever by Melissa Kantor
  • Real Live Boyfriends by E. Lockhart
  • A Time of Miracles by Anne-Laure Bondoux


  • Demonglass: A Hex Hall Novel by Rachel Hawkins
  • The Floating Islands by Rachel Neumeier
  • Matched by Ally Condie
  • Cryer’s Cross by Lisa McMann
  • You Killed Wesley Payne by Sean Beaudoin