Kids' Books About Social Media and Digital Life

Kids and teens spend lots of time on screens, so stories involving social media and online behavior are stories of their lives. The books on this list explore digital citizenship, the quest for likes, the pitfalls of social media, the pain of cyberbullying, the temptations of tech addiction, and tales of kids finding a balance between virtual and real life. For more books about kids and teens, check out our Coming-of-Age Books and Books for Teens

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Dot. Book Poster Image
Former Facebook exec promotes balance between tech and play.
By Randi Zuckerberg
(2013)
(2013)
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Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
Funny look at mom who gets addicted to selfies.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2018)
(2018)
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Tek: The Modern Cave Boy Book Poster Image
Screen-hooked cave boy finds real-world joy in funny story.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2016)
(2016)
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Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
Funny look at mom who gets addicted to selfies.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2018)
(2018)
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Invisible Emmie Book Poster Image
Texting drama helps an insecure and popular girl connect.
By Terri Libenson
(2017)
(2017)
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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Book Poster Image
Math whiz gets out of comfort zone in smart, touching story.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2018)
(2018)
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Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting! (And Lives to Tell About It.) Book Poster Image
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
(2015)
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Queen of Likes Book Poster Image
Lighthearted but memorable look at social media addiction.
By Hillary Homzie
(2016)
(2016)
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You Go First Book Poster Image
Sweet, hopeful tale of friendship, family, and perseverance.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2018)
(2018)
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The Hot List Book Poster Image
A fresh look at tween obsession with being in the in crowd.
By Hillary Homzie
(2011)
(2011)
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Posted Book Poster Image
Realistic, moving story of finding courage to be yourself.
By John David Anderson
(2017)
(2017)
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Goodbye Stranger Book Poster Image
Bittersweet, lovely story of friendship and social media.
By Rebecca Stead
(2015)
(2015)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2011)
(2008)
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NEED Book Poster Image
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
(2015)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
(2015)
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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing Book Poster Image
Engaging, absorbing sci-fi explores celebrity, social media.
By Hank Green
(2018)
(2018)
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He Said She Said Book Poster Image
Mature jock-valedictorian romance has social media factor.
By Kwame Alexander
(2013)
(2013)
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More Than We Can Tell Book Poster Image
Emotional coming-of-age story tackles abuse, cyberbullying.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2018)
(2018)
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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Book Poster Image
Powerful novel deals with suicide, anxiety, and loneliness.
By Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
(2018)
(2018)
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