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Tender Morsels Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense, award-winning fairy tale for mature readers only.
By Margo Lanagan
(2008)
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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Book Poster Image
age 17+
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
(2002)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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The House of the Spirits Book Poster Image
age 16+
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
By Isabel Allende
(1985)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
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Kim Book Poster Image
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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The Kite Runner Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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The Kingdom of Little Wounds Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
By Susann Cokal
(2014)
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The Round House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Complex adult book explores rape survival, reservation life.
By Louise Erdrich
(2012)
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Front Lines: Front Lines, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Inventive, intense war story best for more mature teens.
By Michael Grant
(2016)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Book Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable story of young boy forced to become a killer.
By Ishmael Beah
(2007)
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The Dangerous Art of Blending In Book Poster Image
age 16+
Courageous love story told by teen suffering abuse.
By Angelo Surmelis
(2018)
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I Stop Somewhere Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Haunting, heartbreaking tale of teen rape and murder.
By TE Carter
(2018)
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Little Do We Know Book Poster Image
age 16+
Moving story about three teens struggling in crisis.
By Tamara Ireland Stone
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post Book Poster Image
age 17+
Story of young Montana lesbian is best for mature teens.
By Emily M. Danforth
(2012)
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