Teen Guy Reads

    • American Born Chinese
      Gene Luen Yang

      All Jin Wang wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighborhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese-American student at his school.

    • Booked
      Kwame Alexander

      Soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

    • The Dangerous Art of Blending In
      Angelo Surmelis

      It's Henry who makes Evan believe that he deserves more than his mother's harsh words and abuse. But Evan must decide how to find his voice when he has survived so long by being silent.

    • Dive Smack
      Demetra Brodsky

      Blaming himself for the fire that destroyed his home and ended his mother's life, Theo, a talented student and athlete, focuses on securing a scholarship that will let him escape his hometown only to be assigned a family history project that forces him to confront his patchy memory of what really happened.

    • Don't Get Caught
      Kurt Dinan

      Oceans 11 meets The Breakfast Club in this entertaining, fast-paced novel filled with pranks and cons that will keep readers on their toes, never sure who's pulling the strings or what's coming next.

    • Every Hidden Thing
      Kenneth Oppel

      The hunt for a dinosaur skeleton buried in the Badlands, bitter rivalries, and a forbidden romance come together in this new novel that's Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones.

    • The Haters
      Jesse Andrews

      They need to hit the road. Because the road is where bands get good. Before Wes and Corey know it, they're in Ash's SUV heading south, and The Haters Summer of Hate Tour has begun.

    • Leviathan
      Scott Westerfeld

      With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way, taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure.

    • Long Way Down
      Jason Reynolds

      Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence.

    • My Sister Rosa
      Justine Larbalestier

      What if the most terrifying person you know is your ten-year-old sister? Che Taylor loves his younger sister, Rosa. But he's also certain that she's a psychopath.

    • The Ruinous Sweep
      Tim Wynne-Jones

      Tossed out of car onto a remote highway with no memory of the past 24 hours, Donovan causes a fatal accident trying to flag down help and is forced to assume the victim's identity to prove he is innocent of murder.

    • Skink No Surrender
      Carl Hiaasen

      Eccentric ex-governor Skink joins 14-year-old Richard on a breakneck chase for his missing cousin across Florida, undaunted by lightning storms, poisonous snakes, flying bullets, and giant gators.

    • Watched
      Marina Tamar Budhos

      Naeem is a Bangledeshi teenager whose mistakes catch up with him. The cops offer him a choice: either spy on his Muslim neighbors or face a police record. As the line between informing and entrapping blurs. Is he saving or betraying his community?