Teen Booklist

  • Tightrope

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    By Cross, Gillian 

    When she begins receiving bizarre threatening messages from someone who seems to know her every move, teenage Ashley, after seeking help from the neighborhood tough guy, comes to realize that she alone can end the stalker's reign of terror.

  • Undercurrents

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    By Roberts, Willo Davis 

    Fourteen-year-old Nikki has trouble accepting her new stepmother Crystal, and the problem grows worse when they visit the Northern California house where Crystal lived as a child and experienced some horrible event that she is trying to keep secret.

  • Unexpected: Eleven Mysterious Stories

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    By Williams, Laura E. 

    An eerie house filled with forgotten treasures . . . A young detective from the future . . . A miniature village that feels like home . . . A mom abducted by trolls . . . These are just a few of the eleven mysterious encounters conjured up by some of today's most popular and acclaimed authors, including Gail Carson Levine, Graham Salisbury, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Norma Fox Mazer, Jane Yolen, Dian Curtis Regan, Peter Lerangis, and Bruce Coville.


  • Vanishing Act: mystery at the U.S. Open

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    By Feinstein, John 

    Eighth-grade sports reporters Susan Carol and Stevie reunite at the U.S. Open tennis championships where they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a top Russian player.

  • What I Saw and How I Lied

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    By Blundell, Judy 

    In 1947, with her jovial stepfather Joe back from the war and family life returning to normal, teenage Evie, smitten by the handsome young ex-GI who seems to have a secret hold on Joe, finds herself caught in a complicated web of lies whose devastating outcome changes her life and that of her family forever.