Teen Booklist

  • Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, The

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    By Brashares, Anne

    Four best girlfriends spend the biggest summer of their lives enchanted by a magical pair of pants.

    Sequels: The Second Summer of the Sisterhood (Book 2), Girls in Pants (Book 3), Forever in Blue (Book 4) Cover image Cover image Cover image

  • Skeleton Creek

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    By Carman, Patrick

    Although housebound following an eerie accident, teenaged Ryan continues to investigate the strange occurences in his hometown of Skeleton Creek, recording his findings in a journal and viewing email video clips sent by fellow detective Sarah. The reader may view Sarah's videos on a website by using links and passwords found in the book. (Sequels: Ghost in the Machine, The Crossbones, The Raven) Cover image Cover image Cover image 

  • Skin I'm In, The

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    By Flake, Sharon

    Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like.

  • Sloppy Firsts: a Jessica Darling novel

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    By McCafferty, Megan

    When her best friend, Hope Weaver, moves away from Pineville, New Jersey, hyperobservant sixteen-year-old Jessica Darling is devastated. A fish out of water at school and a stranger at home, Jessica feels more lost than ever now that the only person with whom she could really communicate has gone. How is she supposed to deal with the boy- and shopping-crazy girls at school, her dad’s obsession with her track meets, her mother salivating over big sister Bethany’s lavish wedding, and her nonexistent love life?

  • So Totally, Emily Ebers

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    By Yee, LisaIn a series of letters to her absent father, twelve-year-old Emily Ebers deals with moving cross-country, her parents' divorce, a new friendship, and her first serious crush.
  • Spud

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    By Van de Ruit, JohnIn 1990, thirteen-year-old John "Spud" Milton, a prepubescent choirboy, keeps a diary of his first year at an elite, boys-only boarding school in South Africa, as he deals with bizarre housemates, wild crushes, embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, and much more.
  • Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time

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    By Yee, LisaAfter flunking sixth-grade English, basketball prodigy Stanford Wong must struggle to pass his summer-school class, keep his failure a secret from his friends, and satisy his academically demanding father.
  • Swan Town: The Secret Journal of Susanna Shakespeare

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    By Ortiz, Michael J.Restricted by the authorities from practicing Catholicism and forbidden by her parents from seeing a Puritan boy, Susanna, the daughter of William Shakespeare, vents her anger by writing in a journal and composing a play.
  • Tangerine

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    By Bloor, EdwardTwelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.
  • Teen Ansgt? Naaah...A Quasi-Autobiography

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    By Vizzini, NedA collection of essays wrtten by the author from age fifteen to seventeen in which he shares impressions of school, sports, cool people, boring people, friends, family, money, music, and obsessions.