What’s New for Teens this April

Teens, check out the latest YA books to hit the Pratt Library’s shelves this month. We hope you’ll once to add a few to your TBR list!

Blood Debts
By Terry J. Benton-Walker
Book | eBook
 ¡Viva Lola Espinoza!
By Ella Cerón
Book | eBook
Free Radicals
By Lila Riesen

The Making of Yolanda La Bruja
By Lorraine Avila
Chaos & Flame
By Tessa Gratton & Justina Ireland

Book | eBook
Spell Bound
F.T. Lukens

Book | eBook
The Family Fortuna
By Lindsay Eagar

Chloe and the Kaishao Boys
By Mae Coyiuto

By Rebecca Caprara
The Witch and the Vampire
By Francesca Flores
Book | eBook
Harvest House
By Cynthia Leitich Smith

Book | eBook
My Dear Henry
By Kalynn Bayron

Book | eBook

Middle School Mysteries to Check Out this April

Take a look at Overdrive’s collection of Middle School Mysteries that preteens can enjoy this Spring!

The House with a Clock in its Walls
By John Bellairs
Book | eBook
Harriet the Spy
By Louise Fitzhugh

Book | eBook
The Stars Did Wander Darkling
By Colin Meloy
Book | eBook
Judy Moody, Girl Detective
By Megan McDonald
Book | eBook
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
By Chris Grabenstein

Book | eBook
Three Times Lucky
By Sheila Turnage

Book | eBook
By Carl Hiaasen

Book | eBook
A Spy in the House
By Y.S. Lee
Ali Cross: The Secret Detective
By James Patterson 

Book | eBook
The Westing Game
By Ellen Raskin
Book | eBook
Liar & Spy
By Rebecca Stead
Book | eBook
Fuzzy Mud
By Louis Sachar
Book | eBook

Books to help lead a more Sustainable Life

As we get ready to celebrate Earth Day (April 22), join the Pratt Library in taking steps to make the world a greener and healthier place with these Sustainability focused eBooks available on Hoopla. 

Quitting Plastic
By Clara Williams Roldan with Louise Williams
Sustainable Kitchen
By Sadhbh Moore and Abi Aspen Glencross
A Year of Living Green
By Julie Fisher-McGarry
Sustainable Beauty
By Justine Jenkins
Go Gently
By Bonnie Wright

Poetry in the Pratt Collection

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by picking up a copy of a collection by some of our favorite poets!

I Offer My Heart as a Target
By Johanny Vázquez Paz

She Walks in Beauty
By Caroline Kennedy
Book | eBook
Call Us What We Carry
By Amanda Gorman

Book | eBook
The Compete Poetry
By Maya Angelou

Book | eBook
An American Sunrise
By Joy Harjo

Book | eBook
The Sun and her Flowers
By Rupi Kaur
Book | eBook
Time is a Mother
By Ocean Vuong
Book | eBook
A Poem Traveled Down My Arm
By Alice Walker

Book | eBook
In a Time of Distance
By Alexander McCall Smith
Book | eBook

Read your way to Financial Literacy this April!

Celebrate National Financial Literacy Month this April! Whether you are interested in investing, the FIRE movement, or learning the basics of budgeting, the Pratt Library has books resources to help you reach your goals. 

Financial Feminist
By Tori Dunlap

From the globally-recognized personal finance educator and social media star behind Her First $100K, an inclusive guide to all things money—from managing debt to investing and voting with your dollars.

Available in Book and eBook formats.

Girls That Invest
By Simran Kaur

Ever wondered how on earth the stock market works, but felt too intimidated to ask “those” questions? This is the book for you! In this guide to investing in stocks (aka shares), Simran Kaur teaches the essential principles you can apply to any market, anywhere in the world.

Available in Book format.

Get Good with Money
By Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche

A ten-step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with your money—no matter how big or small your goals and no matter how rocky the market might be—by the inspiring and savvy “Budgetnista.”

Available in the Book and eBook formats.

Also, add these to your reading list!

The Financial Diet
By Chelsea Fagan

Everyday Millionaires
By Chris Hogan

Book | eAudiobook
I Will You to be Rich
By Ramit Sethi

Book | eBook
The Psychology of Money
By Morgan Housel

By Joe Saul-Sehy and Emily Guy Birken

Broke Millennial
By Erin Lowry

Book | eBook