Lists and Suggestions for Teens
List: Illustrated Young Adult Books
The Lost Spells
Macfarlane, Robert, 1976- author.
The Lost Spells evokes the wonder of everyday nature, conjuring up red foxes, birch trees, jackdaws,... More
Wooding, Chris, 1977-
Once you get into the story, there's no way out. Everyone's heard the rumors. If you gathe... More
Follows a fourteen-year-old American girl whose life unexpectedly transforms when she moves to Londo... More
A searing look at the impact of one random act of violence. Before: Corey, Holly, and Savitri are on... More
Little Badger, Darcie, 1987- author.
Imagine an America very similar to our own. It's got homework, best friends, and pistachio ice... More
Kaufman, Amie, author.
The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy... More
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case
Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- author.
Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a... More
I Am Princess X
Priest, Cherie, author.
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died i... More
The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Hutchinson, Shaun David.
Convinced he should have died in the accident that killed his parents and sister, sixteen-year-old D... More
Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
Grimes, Nikki, author.
A feminist-forward new collection of poetry celebrating the little-known women poets of the Harlem R... More
The Time-Traveling Fashionista
Twelve-year-old Louise Lambert accepts an invitation to a private sale of vintage clothing but upon... More
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Brown, Don, 1949- author.
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the prote... More
McCaffrey, Laura Williams, author.
Sixteen-year-old Lyla lives in a bleak, controlling society where only the brightest and most favor... More
The Mars Challenge: The Past, Present, and Future of Human Spaceflight
Wilgus, Alison, author.
Nadia dreams about being the first woman on Mars, but to get there, she must understand the science ... More
You Were Here
McCarthy, Cori, author.
On the anniversary of her daredevil brother's death, Jaycee breaks into Jake's favorite hi... More
The Sleeper and the Spindle
Gaiman, Neil, author.
On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She cast... More
Patterson, James, 1947-
Seventeen-year-old Margaret "Cuckoo" Clark keeps a journal detailing the trials and tribul... More
Bright Lights, Dark Nights
Emond, Stephen, author.
Walter Wilcox's first love, Naomi, happens to be African American, so when Walter's police... More
You Brought Me the Ocean
Sanchez, Alex, 1957- author.
Jake Hyde doesn't swim-not since his father drowned. Luckily, he lives in Truth or Consequences... More
Lips Touch: Three Times
Three short stories about kissing, featuring elements of the supernatural. ... More
Tales From the Inner City
Tan, Shaun, author, illustrator.
A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals... More
Teeth in the Mist
Kurtagich, Dawn, author.
Inspired by the legend of Faust and told in alternating timelines, sixteen-year-old Roan arrives at ... More
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March
Lowery, Lynda Blackmon, 1950- author.
A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma t... More