Teen Booklist

  • Sirena

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    By Napoli, Donna Jo 

    The gods grant immortality to the mermaid Sirena when she rescues a human man from the sea and they fall in love, but his mortality creates great conflict between love and honor when he is called to defend Greece in the Trojan War.

  • Talisman

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    By Ewing, Lynne 

    As Maggie reflects on the difficulty she will have with her final duty as mentor to the daughters of Moon Goddess Selene, she recalls her first battles with the evil Atrox, two thousand years earlier when she was a youth in Athens.  (Part of the Daughters of the Moon series.)

  • The Fire Thief

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    By Deary, Terry 

    A funny retelling of the tale of Prometheus, in which Prometheus becomes a time traveler in order to escape the wrath of the gods and befriends an orphan boy in 1858.

    sequels: Flight of the Fire Thief and The Fire Thief Fights Back

     

  • The Lightning Thief

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    By Riordan, Rick 

    Percy Jackson could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods, where he will learn he is the son of one of the Greek gods, and set out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in Hollywood!) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. (sequels: The Sea of Monsters, Titan’s Curse, etc)

  • The Lost Hero

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    By Riordan, Rick 

    Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself.  (Heroes of Olympus series.)

  • The Night Tourist

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    By Marsh, Katherine 

    After fourteen-year-old classics prodigy Jack Perdu has a near fatal accident he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on, and Jack vows to find his dead mother there. (sequel: The Twilight Prisoner)

  • The Secret life of a teenage siren

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    By Toliver, Wendy 

    Roxy plays in a band but boys don't notice her until a family ritual passed down through generations suddenly changes her into a Siren who can control men and she is faced with becoming part of the "in" crowd or remaining true to herself.

  • The Shadow Thieves

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    By Ursu, Anne 

    Thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her cousin Zee must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil.

    Book #1 of The Chronos Chronicles