Book Reviews

Monument 14 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
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Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's positive turnaround mixes with iffy beauty message.
By Carolita Blythe
(2013)
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Firecracker Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Irrepressible girl learns to do good in fun, quirky novel.
By David Iserson
(2013)
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Broken Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful medical drama about girl yearning to fit in.
By CJ Lyons
(2013)
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No Place Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Timely tale about homeless teen offers no simple solutions.
By Todd Strasser
(2014)
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Darius & Twig Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
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This One Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
(2014)
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Just Call My Name Book Poster Image
age 13+
True love, family vs. psycho killer in fast-paced thriller.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2014)
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Positive: Surviving My Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brave memoir about HIV offers new perspective and hope.
By Paige Rawl
(2014)
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On the Road to Find Out Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring tale of teen who gains perspective by running.
By Rachel Toor
(2014)
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Killing Time in Crystal City Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gritty tale of teen runaway connecting with homeless kids.
By Chris Lynch
(2015)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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The Cemetery Boys Book Poster Image
age 13+
Creepy, supernatural, suspenseful teen-angst tale.
By Heather Brewer
(2015)
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Kissing in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet, funny coming-of-age story about all kinds of love.
By Margo Rabb
(2015)
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Extraordinary Means Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming, if not too original, sick-teens love story.
By Robyn Schneider
(2015)
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Infinite In Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of five teens who meet by chance.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2015)
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A Step Toward Falling Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thoughtful coming-of-ager about looking beneath the surface.
By Cammie McGovern
(2015)
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Highly Illogical Behavior Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet, funny tale of teen helping boy beat fear of outside.
By John Corey Whaley
(2016)
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Lucky Strikes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Crazy schemes, sweetness in funny, poignant Depression tale.
By Louis Bayard
(2016)
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The Lost & Found Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Online friends hatch plan to meet in sweet but bland tale.
By Katrina Leno
(2016)
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