Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 13+
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
age 10+
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
age 14+
 
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
age 15+
 
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
age 14+
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
age 12+
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)
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age 15+
 
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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age 16+
 
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
age 12+
 
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
age 12+
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
age 9+
 
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)