Dramatic story of forgotten teen civil rights hero.
By Phillip M. Hoose
Fictionalized bio in verse a great intro to Plath's poetry.
By Stephanie Hemphill
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
By Lois Lowry
Short stories by male authors. Some good, some iffy stuff.
By Jon Scieszka
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier