Teens Read Get Real
Annotation:183 p. (grades 9-12) When sixteen year old Jenna Boller is promoted to manager at her part time job at Gladstone Shoes, she learns first-hand about boundaries, truth telling, and friendship.
Annotation:382 p. (grades 9-12) After Macy's father dies, she finds solace in her new job at a catering business, despite the efforts of her grieving mother.
Annotation:149 p. (grades 9-12) Because of what he witnessed at the Tuttle place three years ago, Doug Hanson, the class freak, becomes best friends with popular, charming, sports star Andy Morrow.
Annotation:217 p. (grades 9-12) Because of his unhappy home life, sixteen-year-old Pip drinks, gets high, and skips classes, until he's given an ultimatum by the principal: show up for classes and see a counselor, or he's expelled.
Annotation:217 p. (grades 10-12) Gabe is a half Filipino and half American teen living with his immigrant mother and tempted into the L.A. gang scene by his brother Tomas. His escape from Tomas brings on unexpected consequences for himself and his family.
Annotation:230 p. (grades 6-9) Frederick, an eighth grade transfer student, becomes fast friends with Xio who's hoping he'll be her first boyfriend. But Frederick has to face that he might be gay.
Annotation:259 p. (grades 9-12) Charlie has fallen in love with her best friend's boyfriend, and when her mom starts dating his dad, the situation gets even more complicated.
Annotation:227 p. (grades 9-12) Sandpiper has a bad reputation for going too far with too many boyfriends. When a former boyfriend starts to harass her, only a mysterious boy named Walker will help her, but he is hiding his own secrets.
Annotation:275 p. (grades 7-10) After her tragic death, Liz must adapt to her new afterlife, while still feeling her time on earth was cut short and longing for her previous life.