Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Recommended Reads - Teen Book Cafe (February)

Hyder, Liz, author.

Life in Bearmouth is one of hard labor and isolation, the sunlit world far above the mine a distant...

Meriano, Anna, author.

Vegan feminist Ellen Lopez-Rourke has one muggy Houston summer left before college. When she is gro...

Anderson, M. T., author.

An account of the Siege of Leningrad reveals the role played by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovic...

Cluess, Jessica, author.

"When the Emperor dies, the five royal houses of Etrusia attend the Call, where one of their o...

Colbert, Brandy, author.

In a predominately white California beach town, the only two black seventh-graders, Alberta and Edi...

Falkoff, Michelle, author.

The Breakfast Club meets We Are the Ants in this timely story for a generation of young activists. ...

Farrow, Dylan, 1985- author.

"A stunning and timely debut from activist Dylan Farrow, Hush is a powerful feminist fantasy f...

French, Gillian, author.

Every October another kid goes missing from the old factory town of Pender. There's a monster ...

Wiles, Deborah, author.

Told from different points of view--protesters, students, National Guardsmen, and "townies&quo...

Richards, Natalie D.

Mira needs to get home for the holidays. Badly. But when an incoming blizzard results in a canceled ...

Robertson, Andrea, 1978- author.

Ara has always known the legend of the Loresmith: the blacksmith who served alongside the kings and...

Lloyd-Jones, Emily, author.

"When risen corpses called 'bone houses' threaten Ryn's village because of a de...

Carey, Anna, author.

"When strange things start happening in Jess Flynn's hometown of Swickley, the high-schoo...

Rivera, Lilliam, author.

A modern retelling of the myth, Orpheus and Eurydice, in which Eury leaves Puerto Rico for the Bron...

Joseph, Frederick (Activist), author.

Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and...

Cashore, Kristin.

In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa str...

Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author.

A teen who secretly arrived with the meteor that gave her small hometown its name discovers that sh...

Reynolds, Justin A., author.

What if you could bring your best friend back to life--but only for a short time? Jamal's best...

Smith, Cynthia Leitich, author.

When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks ...

Khorram, Adib, author.

"Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues t...

Caine, Rachel, author.

"Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, gov...

Skrutskie, Emily, 1993- author.

Aisha Un-Haad, seventeen, and Key Tanaka, eighteen, have risked everything for new lives as mechani...

Friesen, Jonathan.

Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his ...

Murphy, Julie, 1985-

When she's not hanging out with her two best friends, Matt and Ches, Faith Herbert is voluntee...

McWilliams, Kelly, author.

Agnes loves her home of Red Creek, its dusty roads, and its God. She cares for her younger siblings...