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Go Ask Alice Go Ask Alice
By Anonymous
2005-12 - Simon Pulse
9781416914631 Check our catalog

In the 35 years since its original publication, this acclaimed, bestselling diary-format account of a teenage girl's harrowing descent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teens readers. This special anniversary edition includes a readers' group guide. Original. …More

Forever . . . Forever . . .
By Blume, Judy
2007-04 - Simon Pulse
9781416934004 Check our catalog

First published in 1975, this groundbreaking novel by the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author was the first to address teen sexuality in a frank and positive way. Now available in a paperback edition specially created for teens, this must-read novel continues to inspire, teach, and resonate with every generation. …More

The Chocolate War The Chocolate War
By Cormier, Robert
2004-09 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
9780375829871 Check our catalog

IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, "The Chocolate War made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling--and provocative--classic for young adults.  …More

Running Loose Running Loose
By Crutcher, Chris
2003-04 - Greenwillow Books
9780060094911 Check our catalog

Louie Banks has it made.

He's got a starting spot on the football team, good friends, and a smart, beautiful girlfriend who loves him as much as he loves her.

Early in the fall, he sees all his ideas of fair play go up in smoke; by spring, what he cares about most has been destroyed. How can Louie keep going when he's lost everything? …More


I Know What You Did Last Summer I Know What You Did Last Summer
By Duncan, Lois
2010-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316098991 Check our catalog

This new edition of Duncan's classic thriller--the basis for the blockbuster hit film--features modernized text and a new Introduction by the author. …More

Summer of My German Soldier Summer of My German Soldier
By Greene, Bette
1999-09 - Puffin Books
9780141306360 Check our catalog

This 1973 National Book Award finalist tells of a 12-year-old girl who befriends a Nazi soldier, who is imprisoned in a World War II camp in her small hometown in Arkansas. …More

The Outsiders The Outsiders
By Hinton, S. E.
1967-04 - Viking Children's Books
9780670532575 Check our catalog

When it was first published in 1967, "The Outsiders" defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks to teenagers as powerfully as ever. …More

A Summer to Die A Summer to Die
By Lowry, Lois
Illustrator Oliver, Jenni
2007-04 - Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
9780385734202 Check our catalog

Meg isn't thrilled when she gets stuck sharing a bedroom with her older sister Molly. The two of them couldn't be more different, and it's hard for Meg to hide her resentment of Molly's beauty and easy popularity. But now that the family has moved to a small house in the country, Meg has a lot to accept.
Just as the sisters begin to adjust to their new home, Meg feels that Molly is starting up again by being a real nuisance. But Molly's constant grouchiness, changing appearance, and other complaints are not just part of a new mood. And the day Molly is rushed to the hospital, Meg has to accept that there is something terribly wrong with her sister. That's the day Meg's world changes forever. Is it too late for Meg to show what she really feels? …More


Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
By McKinley, Robin
I1978-10 - HarperCollins
9780060241490 Check our catalog

Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast. …More

The War Between the Classes The War Between the Classes
By Miklowitz, Gloria D.
1986-10 - Laurel Leaf Library
9780440994060 Check our catalog

What are Amy and Adam going to do about their love life? Neither Amy's traditionalist Japanese parents nor Adam's snobby, upper-class mother will accept their relationship. To make things worse, Amy and Adam are involved in the "color game" at school, an experiment that's designed to make students aware of class and racial prejudices. …More


Anne of Green Gables Anne of Green Gables
By Montgomery, Lucy Maud
2008-09 - Puffin Books
9780141321592 Check our catalog

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the book that introduced the world to Anne Shirley, this new edition features an Introduction by the award-winning creator of the characters of Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean, and Hubert Horatio Bobton-Trent. …More

Hoops Hoops
By Myers, Walter Dean
2012-02 - Ember
9780307976116 Check our catalog

All eyes are on 17-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a citywide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. …More

Z for Zachariah Z for Zachariah
By O'Brien, Robert C.
2007-07 - Simon Pulse
9781416939214 Check our catalog

A Newbery Medalist presents a gripping, thought-provoking story about life after a nuclear holocaust. …More

Jacob Have I Loved Jacob Have I Loved
By Paterson, Katherine
2003-09 - HarperTrophy
9780064403689 Check our catalog

"With wry humor, Sara Louise recalls her turbulent adolescence on Rass Island and her intense jealousy of her own twin sister. Strength of characterization and memorable external and internal action mark this superbly crafted novel as a quest for self-knowledge."--1991 Newbery Committee (ALA). Newbery Medal; ALA Notable Children's Book; ALA Best Book for Young Adults. …More

Day No Pigs Would Die Day No Pigs Would Die
By Peck, Robert Newton
1972-12 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780394482354 Check our catalog

Out of a rare American tradition, sweet as hay, grounded in the gentle austerities of the Book of Shaker, and in the Universal countryman's acceptance of birth, death, and the hard work of wresting a life from the land comes this haunting novel of a Vermont farm boyhood.
In the daily round of his thirteenth year, as the seasons turn and the farm is tended, the boy -- whose time is the only-yesterday of Calvin Coolidge, whose people are the Plain People living without "frills" in the Shaker Way -- becomes a man.  . …More

The House of Stairs The House of Stairs
By Sleator, William
1991-04 - Puffin Books
9780140345803 Check our catalog

"First published in the U.S.A. by E.P. Dutton, 1974"--T.p. verso. …More

The Pigman The Pigman
By Zindel, Paul
2005-03 - Harper Teen
9780060757359 Check our catalog

Zindel's groundbreaking, bestselling tour de force is the unforgettable tale of two disillusioned high school students who have their faith in humanity restored by lonely, eccentric Mr. Pignati, whom they dub the Pigman. Includes a Q&A with Zindel's real-life Pigman. …More