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Susan’s 2022 TeenTober Book List

Punching the Air - cover imagePunching the Air by Ibi Zoboi

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m FromDon't ask Me Where I'm From - book cover by Jennifer De Leon

A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive BakingA Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking - cover image by T. Kingfisher

The Inheritance GamesThe Inheritance Games - cover image by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Instructions for DancingInstructions for Dancing - cover image by Nicola Yoon

Any Sign of LifeAny Sign of Life - cover image by Rae Carson

Unequal: A Story of AmericaUnequal: A Story of America - cover image by Michael Eric Dyson

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the PeopleRevolution in Our Time - cover image by Kekla Magoon

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBIKillers of the Flower Moon - cover image by David Grann

Fahrenheit 451Fahrenheit 451 - cover image by Ray Bradbury

Like a Love StoryLike a Love Story - cover image by Abdi Nazemian

Games of Deception - cover imageGames of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler’s Germany by Andrew Maraniss

The Magic FishThe Magic Fish - cover image by Trung Le Nguyen

Out of DarknessOut of Darkness - cover image by Ashley Hope Perez

Yes No Maybe SoYes No Maybe So - cover image by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

 

Titles are chosen to represent the wide world of young adult literature. While there is something for everyone, not ever title listed will be of interest to, or appropriate for, every young adult reader. Check with your librarian for more suggestions. Titles may also be available in electronic format. Hoopla and Libby are available through the App Store or Google Play.

Susan’s 2021 TeenTober Book List

Slay - cover imageSlay by Brittney Morris

Salty, Bitter, SweetSalty, Bitter, Sweet by Mayra Cuevas

We Are Not Free - cover imageWe Are Not Free by Traci Chee

ElatsoeElatsoe by Darcy Little Badger

The Magnolia SwordThe Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan by Sherry Thomas

RaybearerRaybearer by Jordan Ifueko

We Are Not Yet EqualWe Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Drawing the VoteDrawing the Vote: An Illustrated to Guide to Voting in America by Tommy Jenkins

Dragon HoopsDragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

StepsisterStepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

I’ll Be the OneI’ll Be the One by Lyla Lee

Cemetery BoysCemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

All-American Muslim GirlAll-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney

This Is My AmericaThis Is My America by Kim Johnson

SanctuarySanctuary by Paola Mendoza

Find more teen book recommendations on our Hey, Read This! page!

Teen Treasure Troves

 

Teen Treasure Troves

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Susan’s 2018 Teen Read Week Book Lists

Teen Read Week 2018 - High School covers - selectedHigh School

And Then There Were Four – Nancy Werlin
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter – Erika L. Sánchez
Saints and Misfits – S. K. Ali
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and The Crime That Changed Their Lives – Dashka Slater
The Lines We Cross – Randa Abdel-Fattah
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
All Systems Red – Martha Wells
Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan
I Believe in a Thing Called Love – Maureen Goo
Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds
Moxie – Jennifer Mathieu
Dread Nation – Justine Ireland
The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui
Goodbye Days – Jeff Zentner
Akata Witch – Nnedi Okorafor

Middle School

And Then There Were Four – Nancy Werlin
The First Rule of Punk – Celia C. Perez
Saints and Misfits – S. K. Ali
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and The Crime That Changed Their Lives – Dashka Slater
Wolf Hollow – Lauren Wolk
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Projekt 1065 – Alan Gratz
Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan
I Believe in a Thing Called Love – Maureen Goo
Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds
Moxie – Jennifer Mathieu
Dread Nation – Justine Ireland
Spirit Hunters – Ellen Oh
Goodbye Days – Jeff Zentner
Akata Witch – Nnedi Okorafor

Teen Summer Reading Program 2015

May 22 to July 31, 2015
For middle and high school students

This year’s Teen Summer Reading Program has concluded, but photos from some of the events can be seen on Facebook.