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, and 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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Little Women Book Poster Image
Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
By Louisa May Alcott
(2009)
(1868)
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The Princess Bride Book Poster Image
Fast-paced fun, but more intense than the movie.
By William Goldman
(2006)
(1973)
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The Geography of You and Me Book Poster Image
Sweet, smart romance is perfect vacation reading.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2014)
(2014)
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Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between Book Poster Image
Soon-to-part lovers debate what-ifs in smart romance.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2015)
(2015)
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Jane Eyre Book Poster Image
Strength of character triumphs in Bronte's masterpiece.
By Charlotte Bronte
(2011)
(1900)
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The Moon and More Book Poster Image
Savvy coming-of-age tale is great for mature teens.
By Sarah Dessen
(2013)
(2013)
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Romeo and Juliet Book Poster Image
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2011)
(2004)
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Dynamic writing sets intense angel romance apart.
By Laini Taylor
(2011)
(2011)
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Eleanor & Park Book Poster Image
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
(2013)
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Emma Book Poster Image
Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
By Jane Austen
(2012)
(1815)
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Every Day Book Poster Image
Inventive teen romance blurs notions of gender, reality.
By David Levithan
(2012)
(2012)
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Fangirl Book Poster Image
Beautiful coming-of-age story about fandom and first love.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
(2013)
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The Fault in Our Stars Book Poster Image
Heartrending love story told by teen dying of cancer.
By John Green
(2012)
(2012)
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The Great Gatsby Book Poster Image
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(2011)
(1925)
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Lola and the Boy Next Door Book Poster Image
Winning romance between quirky neighbors is funny, clever.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2011)
(2011)
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Never Always Sometimes Book Poster Image
Best friends veer toward love in sweet, offbeat romance.
By Adi Alsaid
(2015)
(2015)
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Pride and Prejudice Book Poster Image
Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
By Jane Austen
(2010)
(1813)
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Say What You Will Book Poster Image
Compelling misfits, touching romance, mature themes.
By Cammie McGovern
(2014)
(2014)
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Sense and Sensibility Book Poster Image
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(2011)
(1811)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(2011)
(1894)
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Wuthering Heights Book Poster Image
Classic story of love and revenge still captivates.
By Emily Bronte
(2010)
(2005)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
(2013)
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The Night Circus Book Poster Image
Illusionists compete in dream-like literary romance.
By Erin Morgenstern
(2011)
(2011)
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