Tuesday Theater: Surf’s Up (Rated PG)

This stylish CGI animated comedy is based on the groundbreaking revelation that surfing was actually invented by penguins. A documentary crew takes the audiences behind the scenes at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship and talks to the newest star Cody Maverick. He starts off as a cocky rookie but soon discovers that a true winner isn’t always the one who comes in first. Rated PG; 85 minutes

Tuesday, July 27 5-6:30pm

Miami Room

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New Teen Fiction

In the past couple of weeks, the TeenScene has had quite a few new books come in, here’s a few that have arrived but come in soon to check out what else is new at APL!

Stolen by Lucy Christopher

While on a layover at Bangkok Airport, 16-year-old Gemma, the unknowing object of a long obsession, is kidnapped by Ty and stolen away to the Australian Outback.

 

 

Sisters Red by  Jackson Pearce

Scarlett and Rosie March have spent years hunting the Ferris–werewolves that took Scarlett’s eye in a brutal attack years ago. But the Ferris are getting stronger, and when a rash of murders shakes Atlanta, the sisters move into the city for answers.

 

 

 

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman 

Award-winning author Shusterman delivers a suspenseful and chilling psychological thriller about friendship, family, and the sacrifices we make for the people we love. 

 

 

 

Lunatic by Ted Dekker

Fight the Horde . . . or die with love.Separated by time and space, our heroes finally return home. But five years have passed and they find a nightmarishly changed world.The despised Horde are now in control. The healing lakes of Elyon are now blood red. And mighty Thomas Hunter and his Forest Guard have disappeared.Take a stand with the chosen but be wary, for not all is as it seems. Now the chosen themselves are questioning their very sanity. For the only way to win may be to lose. The only way to live may be to die. And the only one to lead may be a lunatic.

 

Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George

Hoping to escape the troubles in her kingdom, Princess Poppy reluctantly agrees to take part in a royal exchange program, whereby young princes and princesses travel to each other’s countries in the name of better political alliances?and potential marriages. It’s got the makings of a fairy tale?until a hapless servant named Eleanor is tricked by a vengeful fairy godmother into competing with Poppy for the eligible prince. Ballgowns, cinders, and enchanted glass slippers fly in this romantic and action-packed happily-ever-after quest from an author with a flair for embroidering tales in her own delightful way.

 

 

 Sorta like a rock star by Matthew Quick

With a unique and irresistible voice, debut YA author Quick creates a beautifully beaten-up world of love, friendship, and hard-earned hope, in which a young girl focuses on bettering the lives of her oddball circle of friends.

 

 

Tuesday Theater: The Waterboy (Rated PG-13)

An abused and ridiculed water carrier (Adam Sandler) attacks a football player in a moment of rage and discovers his amazing tackling talent. After securing a position on the college team, when going for a tackle, the waterboy imagines people who have done him wrong in the past and becomes a valuable player on the field. Rated PG-13; 90 minutes

Tuesday, July 20 5-7pm

Miami Room

Tuesday Theater: Avatar (Rated PG-13)

Check out the hit movie Avatar this week as the teen movie!

Disabled Marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) travels to planet Pandora to become an avatar, ingratiate himself with the natives and help Americans mine lucrative unobtainium. But he finds himself in an interstellar conflict after falling for Na’vi warrior Neytiri (Zoe Saldana). James Cameron writes and directs this Golden Globe-winning CGI odyssey that has broken box office records. Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang co-star.

Tuesday, July 13 4:30-7:15pm

Miami Room

Tuesday Theater: Percy Jackson (Rated PG)

This week’s movie for teens is the new Percy Jackson movie based on the book series!

After he discovers that he’s the son of the Greek god Poseidon (Kevin McKidd), 12-year-old Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) strikes out on an action-packed adventure to rescue his mortal mother and negotiate a peace treaty between his father, Zeus (Sean Bean), and Hades (Steve Coogan). Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) directs this fun family tale that also stars Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson and Uma Thurman. Rated PG; 118 minutes

Tuesday, July 6 5-7pm

Miami Room