Teens Read Romance
Annotation:288 p. (Gr 9-12) Jade has a panic disorder, and one of her favorite things to do is watch the elephants at the local zoo, it calms her. One day, she notices a young man, about 20yrs old with a small baby and instantly forms a connection, so much so that she decides to volunteer at the zoo in hopes of running into him.
Annotation:183 p. (Gr 9-12) Nick can’t believe his heartbreaking ex-girlfriend showed up at his punk band’s concert and now she’s heading his way with her new man. There’s only one thing to do, ask the girl standing next to him to be his girlfriend for the next five minutes. This is just the beginning of one long &#%ing night that might actually mean something.
Annotation:226 p. (Gr 9-12) While Alex is going through the uncertainty of waiting to be accepted to a university, he meets a mysterious girl at the beach who will only tell him that her name begins with “F”. He becomes fascinated trying to spend more time with her during this summer of change.
Annotation:216 p. (Gr 7-12) 16-year-old Keturah who weaves tales like Scheherazade, makes a deal with Lord Death in desperation. Now, she must find her true love in one day or else she and her entire village will be lost.
Annotation:239 p. (Gr 9-12) Set in 1978, Eva lives in Chicago with her dad. Her mother has recently passed away and her father decides to move to Communist Poland to help with the underground movement. Eva uproots her life, leaves her friends and her boyfriend to move to Poland. Fighting her terror, she joins the fight for freedom. A cute Polish guy helps make it worthwile.
Annotation:228 p. (Gr 9-12) Mara Valentine: Straight A student, vegan, overachiever. The arrival of her cousin V and her crush on her boss at the coffee shop make Mara start to question if she can keep it all together and not crack under pressure.
Annotation:340 p. (Gr 8-12) Best friends, Emily, Lydia and Cassie from Australian high school Ashbury High write to three boys from a rival school as part of a pen pal program. The letter writing begins with crushes and friendships but ends leading to revenge plots and a war between the two schools.
Annotation:134 p. (Gr 9-12) Feel the rhythm of Harlem, as two young lovers try to define the meaning of love. Their joy, longing, despair and hope are told most touchingly in lyrical verse.
Annotation:259 p. (Gr 9-12) All Dominique wants to do is graduate from high school and get into a good college. Then she meets Wes, the track-star. Love and sex makes her world flip upside down, but can it survive long-distance?
Annotation:250 p. (Gr 8-11) It’s 1681 in London, England and sixteen-year-old Meg Moore learns the power of words to gain ransom for her best friend’s older brother enslaved by pirates.
Annotation:243 p. (Gr 9-12) Hypothesis: Investigating different loves will lead to the discovery of the “X-factor” that causes people to fall in love. Setting: The Manhattan Free Children’s School Participants: Felicia, her crazy friends, Matthew, the freshman boys Final results: ???