The Mysterious Benedict Society is a clever middle grades mystery series perfect for puzzle-loving tween and young teen readers.
Wren Clemmons learns much about herself, the desert, and true friendship in wilderness therapy camp in this teen read about drug use.
Swing and Solo: two novels-in-verse for teens that grapple with music (jazz and rock and roll), baseball, young love, and what’s really important in life.
A middle grades novel packed with life in ancient Egypt and an orphan’s adventure among the tombs of the dead.
A simple summer reading challenge for tweens and teens AND their families.
Holling C Holling comes to appreciate more than Shakespeare in this humorous historical fiction middle school novel. Starred review!
Chiko and Tu Reh learn to face challenges and love their enemies in modern day, war-torn Burma in this realistic fiction novel for teens. Starred review.
You Who: Why You Matter and How to Deal with It is a refreshing take on the “find yourself” messages blaring from our culture for teens and their parents.