Thank you Lindy & Nancy at Clarke Central for this updated high school wish list!

Alexie, Sherman – The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian

Anderson, Laurie Halse – Catalyst; Prom; Speak; Twisted; Winter Girls

Barker, Clive – The Thief of Always

Blundell, Judy – What I saw and How I Lied

Booth, Coe – Kendra; Tyrell

Carter, Nikki – So For Real series

Chobosky, Stephen – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Clare, Cassandra – Mortal Instrument series

Collins, Suzanne – Hunger Games series

Cooney, Caroline – any young adult novel

Cromier, Robert – Fade

Cross, Cecil – First Semester; Second Semester

Dessen, Sarah – any young adult novel

Divine, L – Drama High series

Doyle, Larry – I Love You Beth Cooper

Draper, Sharon – any “teen titles”, especially Jericho Trilogy or Hazelwood Trilogy

Duncan, Lois – any young adult novel (editions with newer covers only!)

Elkeles, Simone – Leaving Paradise; Return to Paradise; Perfect Chemistry; Rules of Attraction

Flake, Sharon – any young adult novel

Forman, Gail – If I Stay

Georgia Peach award winning books

Going, KL – King of Screwups

Haddon, Mark – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Johnson, Angela – First Part Last

Johnson, Luanne – Muchacho

Kimani Press TRU books for African American young adults

Lockhart, E – The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

Mead, Richelle – Vampire Academy series

Millner, Denne – Hotlanta series

Moore, Stephanie Perry – any young adult novel

Myer, Stephanie – Twilight series

Myers, Walter Dean – any young adult novel

Paolini, Christopher – Eragon series

Piccoult, Jodi – any adult title

Pfeffer, Susan Beth – Life as We Knew It series

Rosoff, Meg – How I Live

Ryan, Carrie – The Forest of Hands & Teeth series

Simone, Ni Ni – any young adult novel

Sitomer, Alan Lawrence – Hoopster; Hip-Hop High School; Homeboyz;

Sleator, William – Boy Who Couldn’t Die; Last Universe; House of Stairs

Sports biographies of current athletes or teams, esp. basketball & football

Van Diepen, Allison – any young adult novel

Volponi, Paul – any young adult novel

Westerfield, Scott – Uglies series; Midnighters series; Peeps series

YALSA “Reluctant Reader” recommendations