Teen Booklist

  • 24 Girls in 7 Days

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    By Bradley, Alex

    Jack Grammar, average American senior, has no date to the prom. Or so he thinks. Percy and Natalie, Jack's so-called best friends, post an ad in the classified section of the online version of the school newspaper. They figure it couldn't hurt. After all, there's not much in this world sadder than Jack's love life. Soon Percy and Natalie have assembled a list of girls eager to go to the prom with Jack, including one mysterious girl known only as FancyPants. He has just seven days to meet and date them before he will ask one special girl to the prom.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

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    By Sanderson, Brandon

    On his thirteenth birthday, foster child Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand which is immediately stolen by the evil Librarians who are trying to take over the world, and Alcatraz is introduced to his grandfather and his own special talent, and told that he must use it to save civilization.  (sequel: Alcatraz versus the Scrivener’s Bones)

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • An Abundance of Katherines

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    By Green, John

    Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

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    By Cohn, Rachel

    Told in the alternating voices of Dash and Lily, two sixteen-year-olds carry on a wintry scavenger hunt at Christmas-time in New York, neither knowing quite what--or who--they will find.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Don't Get Caught

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    By Dinan, Kurt

    To his great surprise, uncool eleventh-grader Max Cobb is invited to join the Chaos Club, an exclusive group of students responsible for some of the biggest pranks at his high school.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Geek Magnet: A Novel in Five Acts

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    By Scott, Kieran

    Seventeen-year-old KJ Miller is determined to lose the label of "geek magnet" and get the guy of her dreams, all while stage managing the high school musical, with the help of the most popular girl in school.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • No more dead dogs

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    By Korman, Gordon

    Eighth-grade football hero Wallace Wallace is sentenced to detention attending rehearsals of the school play where, in spite of himself, he becomes wrapped up in the production and begins to suggest changes that improve not only the play but his life as well.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Princess diaries

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    By Cabot, Meg

    Fourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Schwa was here

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    By Shusterman, Neal

    A Brooklyn eighth-grader nicknamed Antsy befriends the Schwa, an "invisible-ish" boy who is tired of blending into his surroundings and going unnoticed by nearly everyone.

    
    
    
      
    
    
  • Sleeping freshman never lie

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    By Lubar, David

    While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott loses old friends and gains some unlikely new ones as he hones his skills as a writer.