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FICTION: Foodie


Kitchen princess omnibus. 1 Teen Book Kitchen princess omnibus. 1
"Najika is a great cook and likes to make meals for the people she loves. But something is missing from her life. When she was a child, she met a boy who touched her heart-- and now she's determined to find him. The only clue Najika has is a silver spoon that leads her to the prestigious Seika Academy. Attending Seika will be a challenge. Every kid at the school has a special talent,and the girls in Najika's class think she doesn't deserve to be there. But Sora and Daichi, two popular brothers who barely speak to each other, recognize Najika's cooking for what it is-- magical. Is either boy Najika's mysterious prince?

Ando?, Natsumi.
TEEN ANDO
Hope was Here Teen Book Hope was Here
When 16-year-old Hope, waitress extraordinaire, moves cross-country to Wisconsin with her aunt Addie to run the Welcome Stairways Diner, Hope isn't sure she'll fit in. But she quickly finds herself involved in the small town's mayoral race, as G. T., owner of the diner, surprises everyone with his entry into the race.

Bauer, Joan
TEEN BAUER
A banquet for hungry ghosts :   a collection of deliciously frightening tales Teen Book A banquet for hungry ghosts : a collection of deliciously frightening tales
Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.

Compestine, Ying Chang.
TEEN COMPEST
The crepe makers' bond Teen Book The crepe makers' bond
Fourteen-year-old Ariel uses cooking to work through problems, but none of her recipes are likely to help when she and Nicki learn that M may be moving away from Alameda soon after they begin eighth grade. Includes recipes and cooking tips.

Crabtree, Julie.
TEEN CRABTRE
A la carte Teen Book A la carte
Lainey, a high school senior and aspiring celebrity chef, is forced to question her priorities after her best friend (and secret crush) runs away from home.

Davis, Tanita S.
TEEN DAVIS
The light-years beneath my feet book The light-years beneath my feet
After being kidnapped by aliens and befriending a (cranially enhanced) talking dog named George in Lost and Found, former commodities trader Marcus Walker is now safe from his abductors, stranded on the distant planet Sessrimathe...and terrifically bored. Desperate for something useful to do, Marcus tackles the complex process of understanding Sessrimathian culinary technology and ingredients, never guessing that the cooking skills he develops could be his ticket back home to Earth at last.

Foster, Alan Dean, 1946-
FIC FOSTER
Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty Teen Book Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty
Sixteen-year-olds Geena, Hero, and Amber spend the summer working at a Sonoma, California coffee shop, where they experience romance, identity crises, and newfound friendships.

Gehrman, Jody Elizabeth.
TEEN GEHRMAN
Yakitate!! Japan.  1 Teen Book Yakitate!! Japan. 1
Azuma Kazuma, an energetic and dense young man, was introduced to the art of bread making when he was six. He decides to take the path of bread-making and become a baker right after graduating from middle school. Through his travels, he encounters many rivals and found work at the branch store of the most famous bread maker brand, the Phantasia. Check our catalog for more books from this series!

Hashiguchi, Takashi
TEEN HASHIGU
Getting the girl :   a guide to private investigation, surveillance,and cookery Teen Book Getting the girl : a guide to private investigation, surveillance,and cookery
At Harewood Technical High School, the random yet devastatingly complete shunning of unpopular girls has become a tradition. No one knows who decides which girls will be D-listed (also known as being "Defiled"), but freshman Sherman Mack aims to find out--and to bring the whole system crashing down. (Of course, winning the favor of his crush in the process would be a big bonus.) With a whiff of noir style and a veritable parade of entertaining, lifelike characters, this hilarious story will pull fans of quirky fiction in from the start...and hold their attention right up to the climactic dinner party--Sherman's final exam for cooking class--where all is revealed.

Juby, Susan, 1969-
TEEN JUBY
Relish : my life in the kitchen book Relish : my life in the kitchen
Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe-- many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy's original inventions.

Knisley, Lucy, aut, art.
BIO KNISLEY KNISLEY
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