Teens Tag

Race the Night By: Kirsten Hubbard Is this a post-apocalypse dystopia?  Or is it a story about a cult? I was indecisive; it looked like a combination of both and I generally don’t like either kind…but I do like a good suspense story and believe me, this is one. It...

ABOVE By: Roland Smith “NATIONWIDE MANHUNT FOR THE POD CONTINUES, FBI TASK FORCE SEARCHES WIDELY” The adventure that started BENEATH has an action-packed conclusion ABOVE! The brothers O’Toole, Pat & Coop, joined by companions, Kate & Alex, remain on the run from a group that specializes in hiding in plain...

Darkest Part of the Forest By: Holly Black Although this book is labeled as a romance, do not let it fool you. Holly Black’s “Darkest Part of the Forest” is filled with fantasy, thrills, and mystery. Hazel and her brother Ben have grown up in the very unique town...

Chains By: Laurie Anderson If an entire nation could gain its freedom, why can’t a 13 yr. old girl. Chains is the first book in a three book trilogy called Seeds of America, followed by Forge and Ashes. The author Laurie Anderson is a New York Times bestselling...

We Are All Made of Molecules By: Susin Nielson Nerds unite!  Stewart is one of my favorite Settlers of Catan loving, Doctor Who watching, 13 year old “gifted” nerd.  He’s a good guy who is stuck living with his monstrous, almost step-sister Ashley.  Fourteen year old Ashley is a...

The Tween Book: A Growing-Up Guide For The Changing You By: Wendy L. Moss, PhD and Donald A Moses, MD The time between childhood and the teenage years can be difficult for many young people. This book, published by the American Psychological Association, is an excellent guide to...

My Sister Rosa By: Justine Larbalestier Che Taylor has just moved to New York City with his parents and younger sister, Rosa. They have moved around a lot and he wants to be home in Australia and not living in New York City. He especially doesn’t want to...

The Inker's Shadow By: Allen Say The famous author and illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winner, Grandfather’s Journey, writes of his journey from Japan to a military academy in Southern California. Say’s account of being the first Japanese student eight years after World War II is poignant, honest...