Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Funny Reads

Korman, Gordon.

High school senior Leo Caraway, a conservative Republican, learns that his biological father is a pu...

Kinney, Jeff.

Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, un...

Lieb, Josh.

In Omaha, Nebraska, twelve-year-old Oliver Watson has everyone convinced that he is extremely stupid...

Kluger, Steve.

Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and c...

Adams, Douglas,

Originally published: New York: Harmony Books, 1980....

Cabot, Meg.

A sophomore girl stops a presidential assassination attempt, is appointed Teen Ambassador to the Uni...

Alexie, Sherman,

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an ...

Crawford, Brent.

Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many painful moments during his first year of high school befor...

Calame, Don.

"Fifteen-year-old Matt Gratton and his two best friends, Coop and Sean, always set themselves a...

Bradley, Alex.

Jack Grammar, average American senior, has no date to the prom. Or so he thinks. Percy and Natalie, ...

Madison, Bennett.

When someone steals her purse and her identity, high-school junior and reluctant girl sleuth Lulu Da...

Jaffe, Michele.

While vacationing with her family in Las Vegas, seventeen-year-old Jasmine stumbles upon a murder my...

Ferraiolo, Jack D.

Matt Stevens, an average middle schooler with a glib tongue and a knack for solving crimes, uncovers...

Schmidt, Gary D.

As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse...

Ferris, Jean,

A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised h...

Pratchett, Terry.

A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, ...

Calame, Don.

Paired with the infamous "Hot Dog" Helen for a health class presentation on safe sex, tent...

Wizner, Jake.

Shakespeare Shapiro navigates a senior year fraught with feelings of insecurity while writing the me...

Emond, Stephen.

After going through traumatic times, a troubled, socially awkward teenager moves to a new school whe...

Elkeles, Simone.

When sixteen-year-old Amy, a spoiled American, goes to Israel for a three-month summer vacation with...

Lubar, David.

While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott...

Anderson, M. T.

Hoping to lose his loser image, Anthony plans revenge on a bully which results in a war between two ...

Barnes, Jennifer

High school sophomore Toby Klein enjoys computer hacking and wearing combat boots, so she thinks it ...

Bray, Libba.

When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to...

Earls, Nick,

While his parents are in Geneva, sixteen-year-old Dan spends his last year of high school living wit...

Halpin, Brendan,

Rosalind had two mommies. Now, thanks to a tragic accident involving foodstuffs, she has none. And S...

Ives, David.

Through a series of letters home, fifteen-year-old Vospop "Voss" Vsklzwczdztwczky shares h...

Mlynowski, Sarah.

Living in New York City with her mother and her younger sister, Miri, fourteen-year-old Rachel tries...

Jinks, Catherine.

Fifteen-year-old vampire Nina has been stuck for fifty-one years in a boring support group for vampi...

Ostow, Micol.

Four suburban New Jersey students from the Leo R. Gittleman Jewish Day School form a rock band that ...

Rennison, Louise.

Presents the humorous journal of a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl who tries to...

Rex, Adam.

After being bitten by a vampire, not only is fifteen-year-old Doug doomed eternally to be fat, but n...

Van de Ruit, John.

In 1990, thirteen-year-old John "Spud" Milton, a prepubescent choirboy, keeps a diary of h...

Moriarty, Jaclyn.

Three female students from Ashbury High write to three male students from rival Brookfield High as p...

Andrews, Jesse.

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high scho...