Teen books

I Am the Cheese

I Am the Cheese

By Robert Cormier
Rating 3.74
Pages 256

Before there was Lois Lowry’s The Giver or M. T. Anderson’s Feed , there was Robert Cormier’s I Am the Cheese , a subversive classic that broke new ground for YA literature. A boy’s search for his father becomes a desperate journey to unlock...
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Amaryllis

Amaryllis

By Craig Crist-Evans
Rating 3.81
Pages 192

This is a powerful tale of family, forgiveness, and acceptance of what life throws in our paths - but ultimately, with its almost painful realism, this is the finest depiction of war we've yet seen for young readers. — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review) AMARYLLIS. It was the name of the...
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Worlds Afire

Worlds Afire

By Paul B. Janeczko
Rating 3.98
Pages 112

Riveting. . . . A memorable historical fiction selection, similar in intensity to Karen Hesse’s OUT OF THE DUST and WITNESS. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) One summer afternoon in 1944, hundreds of circus lovers crowded under the big top in Hartford, waiting for the show to...
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Singer

Singer

By Jean Thesman
Rating 3.27
Pages 280

Gwenore's mother is the evil Rhiamon, whose thirst for power transcends any morality. For years, Gwenore has lived in terrified captivity, not understanding why her mother so loathes her. Then she manages to escape, along with her longtime nursemaid and a mysterious enchanter-priest. First...
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The Rain Catchers

The Rain Catchers

By Jean Thesman
Rating 3.97
Pages 192

Beyond YesterdayEvery story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end. That's the way it is at grandmother's house where tea is served each day at four and tales of death and divorce, illness and abandonment are shared by grandmother's circle of friends. The women watch over one another and...
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The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance

The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance

By Rod Serling
Rating 3.62

One of most ground-breaking shows in the history of television, The Twilight Zone has become a permanent fixture in pop culture. This new graphic novel series re-imagines the show’s most enduring episodes, in all their original uncut glory, originally written by Rod...
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The Twilight Zone: The After Hours

The Twilight Zone: The After Hours

By Mark Kneece
Rating 3.45
Pages 72

One of most ground-breaking shows in the history of television, The Twilight Zone has become a permanent fixture in pop culture. This new graphic novel series re-imagines the show’s most enduring episodes, in all their original uncut glory, originally written by...
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Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

By Kate Cann
Rating 3.66
Pages 313

I sat back on my bed, heart hammering. So that's what I was. A friend. You weren't my friend, Art. You were my lover. Friends make you laugh and support you and stop you feeling alone. They don't make you go to bed night after night curled up in misery. You're not my friend.
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Feels Like Home

Feels Like Home

By E.E. Charlton-Trujillo
Rating 3.55
Pages 224

Growing up in a dead-end South Texas town, Mickey had two things she could count on: her big brother, Danny—the football hero everyone loved—and a beat-up copy of The Outsiders . But after the accident—after Danny abandoned her to a town full of rumors and a drunken father—all Mickey...
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Evvy's Civil War

Evvy's Civil War

By Miriam Brenaman
Rating 3.65
Pages 210

On her fourteenth birthday in June of 1861, spunky Evelyn Chamberlyn finds herself stuffed into a corset, a dress with hoops and a hairstyle so ornate she calls it the Edifice. It is time for her to be introduced to society-no more climbing fences and jumping into streams. She is expected to be...
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The Giver

The Giver

By Lois Lowry
Rating 4.12

This haunting story centers on Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he's given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.
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Romiette and Julio

Romiette and Julio

By Sharon M. Draper
Rating 3.95
Pages 320

Star Crossed Lovers When Romiette Cappelle meets Julio Montague, she feels as though she has met the soul mate who can rescue her from her recurring nightmare about fire and water. But like the Shakespearean characters whose names echo theirs, Romiette and Julio discover that not everyone...
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Holding Up the Earth

Holding Up the Earth

By Dianne E. Gray
Rating 3.96
Pages 210

It has been eight years since Hope’s mom died in a car accident. Eight years of shuffling from foster home to foster home. Eight years of trying to hold on to the memories that tether her to her mother. Now Sarah, Hope’s newest foster mom, has taken her from Minneapolis to spend the summer on...
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The Facts Speak for Themselves

The Facts Speak for Themselves

By Brock Cole
Rating 3.15
Pages 184

How to describe Brock Cole's brilliant new young-adult novel, The Facts Speak for Themselves? Here's how the author himself did it in a recent magazine interview: The Facts [Speak for Themselves?] starts with a murder and the witness to the murder is a 13-year-old girl. In the initial...
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The Killing

The Killing

By Robert Muchamore
Rating 4.11
Pages 325

CHERUB agents are all seventeen and under. They wear skate tees and hemp, and look like regular kids. But they're not. They are trained professionals who are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists and international drug dealers. CHERUB agents hack into computers, bug entire houses, and...
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The Salem Witch Tryouts

The Salem Witch Tryouts

By Kelly McClymer
Rating 3.61
Pages 272

Prudence Stewart had it all at Beverly Hills High: straight A's, the cutest crush, and a sweet gig as captain of the cheerleading squad. Then poof! Mom and Dad announce they're moving to Salem, Massachusetts. Turns out, Pru comes from a long line of witches and it's time for her to learn the...
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The Case of the Dead Winner

The Case of the Dead Winner

By Ralph McInerny
Rating 3.5
Pages 149

As her health declines, elderly Mrs. Mortimer's greedy family becomes increasingly interested in her estate, raising the suspicions of Father Dowling and a teenage trio.
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King of the Lost and Found

King of the Lost and Found

By John Lekich
Rating 3.4
Pages 304

Raymond Dunne is in the 10th grade. He can’t change the fact that he’s prone to sneezing, getting nosebleeds, and fainting. He can, however, change the fact that he’s not popular — though it won’t be easy. In this hilarious story about friendship, love, and loyalty, Raymond transforms himself...
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Night Games

Night Games

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.63
Pages 149

Living on the edge… Diane loves sneaking out in the middle of the night. Her friends do, too. They have the town all to themselves. Every night they come up with a new prank to play. But then Diane’s boyfriend, Lenny, wants revenge on a teacher, and the pranks turn to...
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Killer's Kiss

Killer's Kiss

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.91
Pages 160

Rivals throughout their whole lives for the best grades, friends, and boys, Delia and Karina both set their sights on the attractive Vincent, and Karina decides that if she cannot have him, no one will.
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Hit And Run (Point Horror, #26)

Hit And Run (Point Horror, #26)

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.7
Pages 164

Eddie, Scott, Winks, and Cassie. They went out for a drive one night. Just to practice, so Eddie would be sure and get his license. Then Eddie had a little accident. Now four friends share a terrible secret. Because Eddie hit someone and killed him. Didn't he?
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The Fattening Hut

The Fattening Hut

By Pat Lowery Collins
Rating 3.52
Pages 192

Helen doesn’t want to stay in the fattening hut. She’s told her mother that she’s too young, not ready for it. Why must she marry so soon? She doesn’t want to gorge on rich meals for months—until she is round and heavy, like a good bride should be. Just like her mother and sister before her,...
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Paradise

Paradise

By Joan Elizabeth Goodman
Rating 3.9
Pages 224

We were so far away from any life we’d known. I wondered if we’d gone beyond God’s reach. Perhaps He couldn’t hear us from this wild land. Next to the immense forest of eastern Canada lies the tiny wild Isle of Demons. In 1542 the young Marguerite, her maid, and her love are marooned on...
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The Knife

The Knife

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.59
Pages 176

Welcome to Fear Street. Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself…and see if its dark terrors and unexplained mysteries are true? You’re not afraid, are you? Quiet—hospital! Sshh. There are a lot...
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College Weekend

College Weekend

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.59
Pages 147

Nightmare weekend Nothing can ruin Tina River’s big weekend at Patterson College with her boyfriend, Josh Martin. She’s so excited, she doesn’t even mind that her cousin, Holly, will be tagging along. But when Tina and Holly arrive, Josh is gone. His roommate, Christopher...
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What Holly Heard

What Holly Heard

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.62
Pages 145

Holly Denver is the biggest gossip at Shadyside High. Her best friends Miriam Maryles and Ruth Carver are sure it's going to get her in big trouble someday. But Miriam and Ruth never thought Holly would wind up dead--strangled with her own scarf. Now the murderer thinks Holly told her friends...
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Curtains

Curtains

By R.L. Stine
Rating 3.58
Pages 139

Alternate cover edition located here . Her terrifying secret was buried--until driven director Meritt Baxter tore it out of her during a performance. Suddenly Rena wasn't safe anymore. And the Merritt Baxter Summer Theater Camp had become a trap, where Bax would stop at...
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Leyla: The Black Tulip

Leyla: The Black Tulip

By Alev Lytle Croutier
Rating 3.93
Pages 196

After her artist father goes off to war, 12-year-old Leyla must help her family earn enough money to survive. She makes a deal with marriage brokers-- but discovers too late that she's sold herself into slavery instead. Her journey as a slave takes her to faraway Istanbul, into the harem of the...
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Between

Between

By Jean Thesman
Rating 3.14
Pages 119

Jean Thesman brings her evocative, suspenseful storytelling style to this novel, which is reminiscent of her award-winning The Other Ones--as well as a plea for the endangered animals of the world.
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Sleep Rough Tonight

Sleep Rough Tonight

By Ian Bone
Rating 3.12
Pages 256

Alex's class-clown antics make him a target for bullies, but he's never been afraid until now. The Jockey, the older boy Alex inadvertently betrayed to the police, is back from juvenile detention. But the Jockey seems to want to resume their friendship and to teach Alex real toughness. So Alex...
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The Song of an Innocent Bystander

The Song of an Innocent Bystander

By Ian Bone
Rating 3.23
Pages 9

An unforgettable and gripping book from an internationally acclaimed author. Ten years ago, nine-year-old Freda walked into an underground restaurant and straight into a hostage situation. Those thirty-six hours still haunt her every move. But was she just an innocent victim manipulated...
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The Silent Scream

The Silent Scream

By Diane Hoh
Rating 3.66
Pages 229

Jess is eager to start school . . . until she learns a girl killed herself in Jess's room. And she's not entirely gone . . .
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Donde Florecen Los Lirios (Where the Lilies Bloom)

Donde Florecen Los Lirios (Where the Lilies Bloom)

By Vera Cleaver
Rating 3.8

Set in the Appalachian hills, the story, narrated by 14-year-old Mary Call, tells of her efforts to keep her family together and independent after their sharecropper father dies. School Library Journal Best of the Best (1969); ALA Notable Children's Book; New York Times Outstanding Children's...
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When to Worry: How to Tell If Your Teen Needs Help -- And What to Do about It

When to Worry: How to Tell If Your Teen Needs Help -- And What to Do about It

By Lisa Boesky
Rating 4.18
Pages 384

iParenting Media Awards 2007 Parents can easily feel overwhelmed when suddenly faced with a moody, defiant, unfocused, unpredictable, angry or overly sensitive teenager. They wonder if these changes are a normal part of adolescence of if their teen is in need of help. ...
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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By Jack Canfield
Rating 3.95
Pages 350

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago. This book, like its predecessor, can be your guide - a beacon in the darkness, a...
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Our Voices, Our Visions

Our Voices, Our Visions

By Stephanie H. Meyer
Rating 3.71
Pages 361

Written entirely by teens, TeenInk uniquely captures the essence of what it means to be a teenager. This collection of prose and poetry represents the honest, forthright and compelling moments that define their lives.Pieces for this book were chosen from a base of more than 300,000 submissions...
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The Necessary Beggar

The Necessary Beggar

By Susan Palwick
Rating 3.9
Pages 320

Lémabantunk, the Glorious City, is a place of peace and plenty. But it is also a land of swift and severe justice. Young Darroti has been accused of the murder of a highborn woman who had chosen the life of a Mendicant, a holy beggar whose blessing brings forgiveness. Now his entire family must...
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Bucking the Sarge

Bucking the Sarge

By Christopher Paul Curtis
Rating 3.59

Luther T. Farrell has got to get out of Flint, Michigan. As his best friend Sparky says, “Flint’s nothing but the Titanic.” And his mother, a.k.a. the Sarge, says, “Take my advice and stay off the sucker path.” The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of...
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Lure of the Wild

Lure of the Wild

By David Robbins
Rating 4.17
Pages 176

In 1828, although the United States had only been in existence for fifty years, some cities were already bustling metropolises. Beyond the Mississippi River, however, lay a vast region unexplored by white men. There nineteen-year-old Nathaniel King and a rugged mountain man named Shakespeare...
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Savage Rendezvous

Savage Rendezvous

By David Robbins
Rating 4.15
Pages 176

In 1828, the Rocky Mountains were an immense, unsettled region through which few white men dared to travel. Only courageous mountain men like Nathaniel King were willing to risk the unknown dangers for the freedom the wilderness offered. But while attending a rendezvous of trappers and fur...
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Savage Rendezvous

Savage Rendezvous

By David Thompson
Rating 4.15

In 1828, the Rocky Mountains were an immense, unsettled region through which few white men dared to travel. Only courageous mountain men like Nathaniel King were willing to risk the unknown dangers for the freedom the wilderness offered. But while attending a rendezvous of trappers and fur...
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Savage Rendezvous

Savage Rendezvous

By David Thompson
Rating 4.15
Pages 208

In 1828, the Rocky Mountains were an immense, unsettled region through which few white men dared to travel. Only courageous mountain men like Nathaniel King were willing to risk the unknown dangers for the freedom the wilderness offered. But while attending a rendezvous of trappers and fur...
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Teen Idol

Teen Idol

By Meg Cabot
Rating 3.53
Pages 293

High school junior Jenny Greenley is so good at keeping secrets that she's the school newspaper's anonymous advice columnist. She's so good at it that, when hotter-than-hot Hollywood star Luke Striker comes to her small town to research a role, Jenny is the one in charge of keeping his identity...
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Luki-live

Luki-live

By Christine Nöstlinger
Rating 4.01

The life-long friendship between Angela and Luke begins to deteriorate when Luke returns from a summer in England convinced it is time to develop his own personality.
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Death Hunt

Death Hunt

By David Robbins
Rating 4.41
Pages 171

Wilderness Series Book #8. In 1829, a new life in the vast unchartered region beyond the Mississippi River, was a cause for celebration, and fear. With wild beasts, lawless renegades, and hostile Indians enough to threaten even the bravest of men, a newborn had little hope for survival. Upon the...
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Apache Blood

Apache Blood

By David Robbins
Rating 4.33
Pages 170

The exciting series that details the adventures of mountain man Nathaniel King, as he carves a new life in the savage Rockies. Nate learns that not even a seasoned mountain man is not safe on the untamed frontier, when his wife and son are kidnapped by bloodthirsty Apaches. With the help of his...
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Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage

By David Thompson
Rating 4.35
Pages 170

Threatened daily by hostile native Americans and cutthroat frontiersmen, Nathaniel King nonetheless agrees to lead a group of pioneers through the treacherous mountains and discovers a terrible secret about the people in his charge. Original.
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Snitch

Snitch

By Allison van Diepen
Rating 4.17
Pages 297

In a school run by gangs, staying out was harder than joining. We knew who our friends were, and were careful what we said. If people thought we were haters, it would only be a matter of time.... Lines are clearly marked at South Bay High School. It's mixed territory for the Crips and...
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Taste Berries for Teens: Inspirational Short Stories and Encouragement on Life, Love, Friendship and Tough Issues

Taste Berries for Teens: Inspirational Short Stories and Encouragement on Life, Love, Friendship and Tough Issues

By Bettie B. Youngs
Rating 3.56
Pages 344

The Richardella-dulcisica , better known as the taste berry, is a unique fruit. When eaten, it causes the taste buds to experience all food eaten afterwards-even distasteful food-as sweet and delicious. Likewise, there are people who, through their love and compassion, make the lives...
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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By Kimberly Kirberger
Rating 3.95
Pages 351

A collection of inspiring stories to help teenagers take control of their lives.
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Fifteen

Fifteen

By Beverly Cleary
Rating 3.91
Pages 208

It seems too good to be true. The most popular boy in school has asked Jane out -- and she's never even dated before. Stan is tall and good-looking, friendly and hard-working -- everything Jane ever dreamed of. But is she ready for this? Suppose her parents won't let her go? What if...
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Jean and Johnny

Jean and Johnny

By Beverly Cleary
Rating 3.69

First Date Fifteen-year-old Jean is astonished when a handsome Johnny whirls her ‘round the dance floor. She's never given much thought to boys before; now Johnny is all that's on her mind. Finally she finds the courage to invite him to a dance. But the excitement of a new dress and a...
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Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.78

\Welcome to Echo Falls. Home of a thousand secrets, where Ingrid Levin-Hill, super sleuth, never knows what will happen next. Ingrid is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Or at least her shoes are. Getting them back means getting involved in a murder investigation rivaling those...
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Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.9
Pages 352

In echo falls you never know what's coming next -- and everyone has a secret. Things are amiss at 99 Maple Lane: Ingrid's dad's job is in jeopardy, but he won't explain why. Ingrid's brother, Ty, is getting buff -- really buff -- but when Ty starts getting moody, Ingrid wonders if there's more...
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Into the Dark

Into the Dark

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.9
Pages 304

In Echo Falls, secrets buried in the past don't always stay there. An idyllic day of snowshoeing on Grampy's land with Joey Strade turns out to be less than idyllic when thirteen-year-old super sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill stumbles upon a body lying in the snow. This discovery sends the town of Echo...
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Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.9

In Echo Falls you never know what's coming next -- and everyone has a secret. Things are amiss at 99 Maple Lane: Ingrid's dad's job is in jeopardy, but h e won't explain why. Ingrid's brother, Ty, is getting buff -- really buff -- but when Ty starts getting moody, Ingrid wonders if there's more...
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Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.9
Pages 352

Things are amiss at 99 Maple Lane. Ingrid’s dad’s job is injeopardy, but he won’t explain why. Ingrid’s brother, Ty, is getting reallybuff, but the acne on his back makes Ingrid wonder if there’s more to hisphysical fitness than lifting weights. Meanwhile, Ingrid’s beloved soccercoach is...
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Into the Dark

Into the Dark

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.9
Pages 304

In Echo Falls, secrets buried in the past don't always stay there. An idyllic day of snowshoeing on Grampy's land with Joey Strade turns out to be less than idyllic when thirteen-year-old super sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill stumbles upon a body lying in the snow. This discovery sends the town of Echo...
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Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.78
Pages 375

Welcome to Echo Falls.Home of a thousand secrets, where Ingrid Levin-Hill, super sleuth, never knows what will happen next. Ingrid is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Or at least her shoes are. Getting them back means getting involved in a murder investigation rivaling those solved...
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Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

By Peter Abrahams
Rating 3.78

Ingrid, treize ans, habite à Echo Falls, une petite ville où il ne se passe pas grand-chose. Survient pourtant un horrible événement : Katie la Fêlée, une excentrique connue de tout le monde, est assassinée. Ingrid décide de mener l'enquête, comme son idole Sherlock Holmes.
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The Secret Rites of Social Butterflies

The Secret Rites of Social Butterflies

By Lizabeth Zindel
Rating 3.37
Pages 288

When does truth become gossip? Maggie's parents have just split up, and she's moved from New Jersey to New York City with her mom. Desperate to make new friends and to distract herself from troubles at home, she falls in with a group of social butterflies at the ritzy private school she...
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Ten Thousand Charms

Ten Thousand Charms

By Leander Watts
Rating 3.0
Pages 240

Roddy’s dirt poor. He has no family to speak of and has been sold off like a slave to labor endlessly at making rope in cruel Mr. Queed’s factory. Thea’s father is of royal blood, though his tiny kingdom has been taken away from him. Exiled from their homeland, Thea and her sisters have come all...
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Better Than Running at Night

Better Than Running at Night

By Hillary Frank
Rating 3.7
Pages 272

Having left behind the melodrama of her solitary high school days—and the beheaded martyrs in her paintings—Ellie arrives at the New England College of Art and Design. Looking forward to the opportunity to recreate herself and her art, she begins her first day by dirty dancing with the Devil....
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Bras & Broomsticks

Bras & Broomsticks

By Sarah Mlynowski
Rating 3.72
Pages 320

What if all your wishes could come true? Blink your eyes, drink a fizzing pink potion, and poof! Life is perfect. That’s Rachel’s situation. Except she’s not the one who suddenly has magical powers. Her younger sister is. And as Rachel would tell you, spellbooks are wasted...
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Bras & Broomsticks

Bras & Broomsticks

By Sarah Mlynowski
Rating 3.72
Pages 320

What if all your wishes could come true? Blink your eyes, drink a fizzing pink potion, and poof! Life is perfect. That's Rachel's situation. Except she's not the one who suddenly has magical powers. Her younger sister is. And as Rachel would tell you, spellbooks are wasted on the young! ...
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Spells & Sleeping Bags

Spells & Sleeping Bags

By Sarah Mlynowski
Rating 4.05
Pages 277

Rachel and her witchy family are back And now Rachel has found out she has powers of her own, what better place to put them to good use than summer camp? Especially when Raf, the boy of her dreams, is there. OK, so her magic is a bit rough round the edges, but devoted sister Miri is always on...
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Dawn of Fear

Dawn of Fear

By Susan Cooper
Rating 3.58
Pages 157

Derek and his friends, living outside of London during World War II, find plenty of opportunities to explore bomb craters, collect shrapnel, and identify the fighter planes that fly overhead. When a bomb hits close to school, causing classes to be canceled, the boys are overjoyed: They can spend...
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Powers

Powers

By Deborah Lynn Jacobs
Rating 3.57
Pages 192

I let him take my hand. The cold blue flame in his eyes held me, seared me. Do you feel it? he asked. It's a warm tingle, isn't it? In your hands, moving up your arms, like a current. No. My hands tingled with warmth. It moved up my arms like a current. When Gwen and Adrian...
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The First Part Last

The First Part Last

By Angela Johnson
Rating 3.95
Pages 131

This little thing with the perfect face and hands doing nothing but counting on me. And me wanting nothing else but to run crying into my own mom's room and have her do the whole thing. It's not going to happen.... Bobby is your classic urban teenaged boy -- impulsive, eager,...
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Nastybook

Nastybook

By Barry Yourgrau
Rating 3.3
Pages 183

Why would criminals kidnap a cuddly teddy bear? Or monsters attack a kid for picking his nose? 'Cause Nice is overrated
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The Middle Passage: White Ships/ Black Cargo

The Middle Passage: White Ships/ Black Cargo

By Tom Feelings
Rating 4.41
Pages 80

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.
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Uglies

Uglies

By Scott Westerfeld
Rating 3.86
Pages 425

Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that?Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license -- for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive...
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Execution Of Innocence

Execution Of Innocence

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.42
Pages 168

Some people would do anything for love... Charlie loves Mary. Then something comes between them. And someone dies. Charlie knows who the killer is. But Charlie's dead - isn't he?
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Road To Nowhere

Road To Nowhere

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.75
Pages 175

This popular young-adult author takes three characters and weaves their stories into a terrifying, intense thriller with a strong anti-suicide theme.
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Slumber Party

Slumber Party

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.58
Pages 176

When a ski weekend reunites a group of teenage girls eight years after a fire at a slumber party disfigured one of them and killed her sister, new fire-related accidents suggest that one of them may have been responsible.
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The Graduation

The Graduation

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.84

The last day of school has arrived at Tabb High. Michael Olson is convinced that Alice's death, nine months before, was murder rather than suicide and is just concluding his investigations. Will he survive this day?
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The Ancient Evil

The Ancient Evil

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.44

After receiving a chain letter, a group of teens decides it must be a joke--after all, the perpetrator of the original chain letter is dead and buried. But when Fran refuses to perform her deed, she is almost immediately killed, and the group realizes that the power behind the letters is still alive.
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Bury Me Deep

Bury Me Deep

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.68
Pages 210

Jean is tormented by dreams of Mike. Is he really dead and buried or has he returned from the grave?
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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

By Christopher Pike
Rating 3.61
Pages 215

When Carl Timmons, who has recently lost his best friend, participates in the senior class scavenger hunt, he is led back into his past and a bizarre nightmare.
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Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

By Francesca Lia Block
Rating 3.94
Pages 192

Meet lady ivory and alabaster duchess, who interview their favorite rock star, Nick Agate, only to discover the magic and power in themselves. Meet Tuck Budd, who is happy living in Manhattan with her two moms, Izzy and Anastasia, until she begins to wonder who her father is. Meet La, who faces...
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