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Teenreads.com Ultimate Reading List (A-C)

One of our goals each month is to inspire you to read --- and to keep reading. We have found that required reading lists for school --- especially summer reading lists --- are not exactly inspiring. Thus we have created what we think is the Ultimate Teen Reading List --- close to 400 titles that we believe are perfect choices for reading and discussing. Our dream is that schools will use this list to help them make their own for summer reading or, even better, suggest that students just read what they want from this list.

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# A - C  |  D - F  G - K  |  L - Q  |  R - T  |  U - Z

 

A - C

New! **13 LITTLE BLUE ENVELOPES by Maureen Johnson (Fiction)

100 SIDEWAYS MILES by Andrew Smith (Fiction)

1984 by George Orwell (Science Fiction)

**THE 5TH WAVE by Rick Yancey (Science Fiction)

THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN by Sherman Alexie (Fiction)

AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES by John Green (Fiction)

New! **ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Beth Revis (Science Fiction)

THE ADORATION OF JENNA FOX by Mary E. Pearson (Fiction)

AFTERWORLDS by Scott Westerfeld (Fiction)

THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Karen Thompson (Science Fiction)

ALL AMERICAN BOYS by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely (Youth Fiction, Coming of Age)

ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven (Fiction)

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr (Fiction)

New! ALLEGEDLY by Tiffany D. Jackson (Fiction)

New! AMERICAN GIRLS: A NOVEL by Alison Umminger (Fiction)

New! AMERICAN GODS by Neil Gaiman (Science Fiction)

New! AMERICAN STREET by Ibi Zoboi (Fiction)

New! AMY AND ROGER'S EPIC DETOUR by Morgan Matson (Fiction)

New! **AND I DARKEN by Kiersten White (Historical Fiction)

**ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins (Romance)

**ANTIGODDESS (THE GODDESS WAR) by Kendare Blake (Fantasy)

ARISTOTLE & DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE by Benjamin Alire Saenz (Fiction)

THE ART OF SECRETS by James Klise (Fiction)

New! **AWKWARD by Svetlana Chmakova (Graphic Novel)

BAMBOO PEOPLE by Mitali Perkins (Historical Fiction)

New! BANG by Barry Lyga (Fiction)

**BATTLING BOY by Paul Pope (Graphic Novel)

New! **BEAUTIFUL CREATURES by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Fantasy)

BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver (Fiction)

BEING JAZZ: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings (Memoir)

BELOVED by Toni Morrison (Historical Fiction)

BELZHAR by Meg Wolitzer (Fiction)

BENEATH A METH MOON by Jacqueline Woodson (Fiction) 

New! BENEATH A SCARLET SKY by Mark Sullivan (Historical Fiction)

BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY by Ruta Sepetys (Historical Fiction)

New! BEWARE THAT GIRL by Teresa Toten (Thriller/Suspense)

BIG FISH by Daniel Wallace (Fiction)

BOMB by Steve Sheinkin (Non-fiction)

BONE GAP by Laura Ruby (Fantasy)

New! **THE BONE WITCH by Rin Chupeco (Fantasy)

New! THE BOOK THAT MADE ME: A Collection of 32 Personal Stories by Judith Ridge (Edited by)    (Short Stories)

THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak (Historical Fiction)

**BORN CONFUSED by Tanuja Desai Hidier (Fiction)

**BOXERS & SAINTS by Gene Leun Yang  (Historical Fiction)

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS by John Boyne (Historical Fiction)

BOY MEETS BOY by David Levithan (Romance)

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S by Truman Capote (Short Stories)

THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO by Junot Díaz (Fiction)

BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson (Memoir)

New! BURN BABY BURN by Meg Medina (Historical Fiction)

**BZRK by Michael Grant (Thriller)

New! **CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber (Fantasy)

CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell (Fantasy, Romance)

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. Salinger (Fiction)

**CHAINS by Laurie Halse Anderson (Historical Fiction)

CHALLENGER DEEP by Neal Shusterman (Fiction)

New! CHARACTER, DRIVEN: A Novel by David Lubar (Fiction)

CHASING LINCOLN’S KILLER by James Swanson (History)

New! CHERRY by Lindsey Rosin (Fiction)

**A CHILD CALLED "IT" by Dave Pelzer (Memoir)

THE CHOCOLATE WAR by Robert Cormier (Fiction)

**CINDER: Book One in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer (Science Fiction)

New! **CITY OF BONES by Cassandra Clare (Fantasy)

New! CITY OF SAINTS AND THIEVES by Natalie C. Anderson (Fiction)

New! **CLOCKWORK ANGEL by Cassandra Clare (Fantasy)

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE by Anthony Burgess (Futuristic Fiction/Classic)

**CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein (Historical Fiction)

COLD MOUNTAIN by Charles Frazier (Historical Fiction)

THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN by Holly Black (Paranormal/Suspense)

THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker (Fiction)

New! COMICS CONFIDENTIAL: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box by Leonard S. Marcus (Graphic Novel)

**CONVERSION by Katherine Howe (Mystery)

**A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas (Fantasy)

**CRANK by Ellen Hopkins (Fiction)

CRASH AND BURN by Michael Hassan (Realistic Fiction)

CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER by Tom Franklin (Fiction)

**CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge (Fantasy)

New! CURE FOR THE COMMON UNIVERSE by Christian McKay Heidicker (Fiction)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by Mark Haddon (Mystery)

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