Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
Sweeping story of bicultural mother-daughter friction.
By Amy Tan
Engaging novel shows teens' lives altered by tragedy.
By Robyn Schneider