Saturday, November 24, 2012

50 Teen-Approved Novels


The following 50 books (and series) were enthusiastically recommended by the high school freshman in my homeroom class. If you are a fan of young adult fiction, print out this list and take it with you to the library or your favorite bookstore. This list may also come in handy as you do your holiday shopping!

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Acceleration by Graham McNamee
Alex Rider by Anthony Horowitz
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Beauty by Bill Walace
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Build Your Self Esteem by Glenn Harrold
Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima 
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
Gone by Michael Grant
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Haunting Tales by Mary Downing Hahn
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
If I Stay by Gayle Foreman
Lady Grace Mysteries by Grace Cavendish
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Lord of the Rings series by JRR Tolkien
Magyk by Angie Sage
One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
Penguin Anthology of 20th Century Poets by Rita Dove
Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Connan Doyle
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren
The 39 Clues by Gordon Korman
The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas
The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Inheritance Cycle series by Christopher Paolini
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton 
The Rangers Apprentice by John Flanagan
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The Secret and The Magic by Rhonda Byrne
The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John
The Wrecker by Clive Custler
Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Warriors by Erin Hunter
What I Saw and How I Lied By Judy Blundell
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
William series by Richmal Crompton
Happy Holidays and Happy Reading!


Lessons In Homeschooling December 5, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Thanks so much for linking this to my Have Yourself A Merry Little Book List linky party. This is a great resource.

Anonymous April 21, 2014 at 12:12 PM

I've read hatchet and the true confessions of charlotte Doyle.

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