Book Reviews

The Pigman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
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Boy21 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
By Betty Smith
(1943)
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Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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The Hired Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Absorbing tale of feisty, sweet teen will hook girls.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2015)
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From Twinkle, with Love Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling romantic comedy has lots to say about friendship.
By Sandhya Menon
(2018)
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What I Leave Behind Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen walks out his grief in beautiful, captivating book.
By Alison McGhee
(2018)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable, heartwarming story of friendship and family.
By Adib Khorram
(2018)
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David Copperfield Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dickens' coming-of-age epic is a timeless treasure.
By Charles Dickens
(2020)
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Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi chiller ups the action, twists in fast-paced sequel.
By Neal Shusterman
(2018)
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The Boy in the Black Suit Book Poster Image
age 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
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The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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The Summer I Learned to Fly Book Poster Image
age 12+
Touching coming-of-age story with some mature themes.
By Dana Reinhardt
(2011)
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Origin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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Catch Rider Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Riveting story of determined teen who can ride any horse.
By Jennifer H. Lyne
(2013)
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The Obsidian Blade: The Klaatu Diskos, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
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Champion: Legend, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed sci-fi series reaches rousing conclusion.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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