Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Teen Winter Reads: Books in a Series

Shusterman, Neal.

In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (gleaned...

Charaipotra, Sona, author.

Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their ...

Abrahams, Peter, 1947-

Like her idol Sherlock Holmes, eighth grader Ingrid Levin-Hill uses her intellect to solve a murder...

Stroud, Jonathan.

Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to stea...

Kaufman, Amie, author.

"The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing th...

Okorafor, Nnedi.

Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her fam...

Reintgen, Scott, author.

The number of zeroes on the Babel Corporation's contract has Emmett Atwater boarding their lig...

Meyer, Marissa.

As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mech...

Carter, Ally, author.

There are many powerful people along Embassy Row who want Grace to block out all her unpretty thoug...

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be se...

Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981-

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she mak...

Yancey, Richard.

"Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the en...

Bracken, Alexandra.

"Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teen...

Shusterman, Neal.

In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "...

Han, Jenny, author.

"Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox u...

Colfer, Eoin, author.

"In 2001, Eoin Colfer published Artemis Fowl, a hilarious and rip-roaring science-fiction/fant...

Ness, Patrick, 1971-

Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New Wo...

Reedy, Trent, author.

Danny Wright, seventeen, joined the Idaho Army National Guard to serve the country as his father ha...

Johnson, Maureen, 1973- author.

Ellingham Academy was founded by Albert Ellingham, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of rid...

McKinney, L. L. (Leatrice L.), author.

"This isn't the Wonderland you remember. The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly co...

Mafi, Tahereh, author.

One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for ...

Lu, Marie, 1984-

In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-old Day, a fa...

Lewis, John, 1940-2020.

March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, m...

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

"In a world that has barely survived an apocalypse that leaves it with pre-twentieth century t...

Chee, Traci, author.

After her father is brutally murdered, Sefia flees into the wilderness with her aunt Nin, who teach...

Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-

Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive af...

Córdova, Zoraida, author.

"Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever si...

Lore, Pittacus.

In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hid...

Adeyemi, Tomi, author.

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic...

Dashner, James, 1972-

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work w...

Ireland, Justina, author.

Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsy...

Kagawa, Julie, author.

One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish--and the...