THE CROSSOVER by Kwame Alexander is a New York Times Best Seller and award-winning middle grade fiction–in verse! Recommended for ages 12+.
CHALLENGER DEEP by Neal Shusterman is young adult fiction recommended for ages 16+. A National Book Award Finalist.
HOW I MADE IT TO EIGHTEEN: A MOSTLY TRUE STORY by Tracy White is a young adult graphic novel recommended for ages 18+. A 2011 Award Winner.
Galax-Arena by Gillian Rubinstein is an award-winning young adult book from the 1990’s. Discover a cult classic! Dystopian/science fiction recommended for ages 14+.
POPULAR: VINTAGE WISDOM FOR A MODERN GEEK by Maya Van Wagenen is a young adult memoir recommended for ages 14+. Both a New York Times Bestseller and an award winner.
LIKE WATER ON STONE by Dana Walrath is young adult historical fiction in verse and an award-winning book. Recommended for ages 16+.
THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY by Jessie Ann Foley is young adult fiction and a winner of multiple awards. Recommended for ages 18+.
THE LUCK UGLIES by Paul Durham is middle grade fantasy recommended for ages 9+. Winner of the Cybil Award for Middle Grade Speculative Fiction.
THE BUNKER DIARY by Kevin Brooks is young adult fiction and was awarded the 2014 Carnegie Medal. Recommended for ages 18+.
THE BOY ON THE WOODEN BOX by Leon Leyson is a an upper middle grade/young adult memoir recommended for ages 14+. A New York Times Bestseller and Christopher Award winner.
BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson is a middle grade memoir in verse recommended for ages 9+. A National Book Award Winner, a Newbery Honor Book, and a Coretta Scott King Winner.
LUMINARY by Krista McGee is young adult dystopian recommended for ages 14+.