Love Stories: Classic Romance Tales

From girl-and-boy-next-door romance to fantasy-tinged devotion -- these book picks for kids with a romantic streak will leave them swooning. Some are classics of English literature, others are as contemporary as last week's high school breakup. But all are aimed at the heart, and all will resonate with readers long after they reach the last page.

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10
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Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
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By Louisa May Alcott
(2009)
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10
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Fast-paced fun, but more intense than the movie.
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By William Goldman
(2006)
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13
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Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
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By William Shakespeare
(2011)
AGE
13
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Savvy coming-of-age tale is great for mature teens.
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By Sarah Dessen
(2013)
AGE
14
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American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
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By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(2011)
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14
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Classic story of love and revenge still captivates.
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By Emily Bronte
(2010)
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14
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Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
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By Jane Austen
(2010)
AGE
14
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Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
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By Jane Austen
(2011)
AGE
14
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Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
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By Jane Austen
(2012)
AGE
14
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Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
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By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
AGE
14
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Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
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By Charles Dickens
(2011)
AGE
14
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Winning romance between quirky neighbors is funny, clever.
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By Stephanie Perkins
(2011)
AGE
14
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Dynamic writing sets intense angel romance apart.
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By Laini Taylor
(2011)
AGE
14
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Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
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By John Green
(2012)
AGE
15
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Illusionists compete in dream-like literary romance.
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By Erin Morgenstern
(2011)