Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
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By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
AGE
15
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Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
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By Gayle Forman
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Graphic portrayal of homelessness; best for older teens.
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By Coe Booth
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, intense story of boy freed after kidnapping.
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By Catherine Atkins
(2004)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Lots of mature content in gritty tale; OK for older teens.
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By Markus Zusak
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Raw look at loss & addiction best for older teens.
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By Joyce Carol Oates
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Boarding school novel with depth, drugs, and sex.
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By Caroline Says, Hobson Brown, Taylor Materne
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Teen copes after sisters die at mom's hand.
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By R. A. Nelson
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Graphic novel of teen misery -- authentic but mature.
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By Mariko Tamaki
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
The protagonist doesn't make an expected transformation -- but teens still learn cost of addiction.
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By Tim Tharp
(2008)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Misfit escapes inner city. Moving identity story for teens.
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By Oscar Hijuelos
(2008)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Witty, raunchy novel spiked with geeky humor.
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By Larry Doyle
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This book will inspire teens to think about big issues, from our media-obsessed culture to the cost of racism.
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By Mal Peet
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Too arcane for younger kids, better for adults.
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By Dan Brown
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Disturbing novel explores the aftermath of bullying.
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By Suzanne Phillips
(2008)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Chick-lit fave gets a movie tie-in.
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By Sophie Kinsella
(2001)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
OK series debut highlights the falseness of reality TV.
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By Lauren Conrad
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
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By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Mystery overshadowed by mean-girl vibe, shopping.
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By Sara Shepard
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
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By Gayle Forman
(2015)

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