Teen Booklist

  • Magic in Manhattan series

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    By Mlynowski, Sarah

    Living in New York City with her mother and her younger sister, Miri, fourteen-year-old Rachel tries to persuade Miri, who has recently become a witch, to help her become popular at school and to try to stop their divorced father's wedding.

  • Murder of Bindy Mackenzie

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    By Moriarty, Jaclyn

    Class brain Bindy Mackenzie has alienated her entire high school but when she realizes someone is trying to kill her, she has to make friends in order to get help.

  • My most excellent year: a novel of love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park

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    By Kluger, Steve

    Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.

  • Never Mind! a Twins Novel

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    By Avi

    Twelve-year-old New York City twins Meg and Edward have nothing in common, so they are just as shocked as everyone else when Meg's hopes for popularity and Edward's mischievous schemes coincidentally collide in a hilarious showdown.

  • 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.

  • Once upon a Marigold

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    By Ferris, Jean

    A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised him, meets an unhappy princess he has loved from afar, and discovers a plot against her and her father.

  • 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.

  • Slam

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    By Hornby, Nick

    At the age of fifteen, Sam Jones's girlfriend gets pregnant and Sam's life of skateboarding and daydreaming about Tony Hawk changes drastically.

  • 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.