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Age: Teen
Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade
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Teens in grades 6-12 will get all a free copy of the book The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston!

This is not a program that will be held at the library -- you'll sign up for the book, pick it up after we email you pickup details, and it's yours to keep! That's all there is to it!

Pickup details will be emailed to you within 48 hours of registration. Limited to 25 teens, one per person. Teens must be patrons of the Homer Township Public Library.

Registration opens Monday, November 29 at 8:30am.

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Owen Foster has never wanted for anything. Then his mother shows up at his elite New Orleans boarding school cradling a bombshell: his privileged life has been funded by stolen money. After using the family business, the single largest employer in his small Louisiana town, to embezzle millions and drain the employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace, leaving Owen and his mother to deal with the fallout.

Owen returns to Lake Cane to finish his senior year, where people he can barely remember despise him for his father's crimes. It's bad enough dealing with muttered insults and glares, but when Owen and his mother receive increasingly frightening threats from someone out for revenge, he knows he must get to the bottom of what really happened at Louisiana Frac--and the cryptic note his father sent him at his boarding school days before disappearing.

Owen's only refuge is the sprawling, isolated pecan orchard he works at after school, owned by a man named Gus who has his own secrets--and in some ways seems to know Owen better than he knows himself. As Owen uncovers a terrible injustice that looms over the same Preacher Woods he's claimed as his own, he must face a shocking truth about his own past--and write a better future.