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 simple summer reading challenge for tweens and teens AND their families.
Find wisdom for life and advice on real world skills in this small, pithy book.
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.
Krosoczka, author of the Lunch Lady graphic novels, tells his own story in Hey Kiddo, a graphic novel memoir for teens that is by turns harsh and tender.
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.
Three recent novels for middle-grade through YA feature characters with schizophrenia or depression.