Teens Read Novels in Verse
Annotation:259p. (Gr 9 +) Jayson's life has never been easy. In his rough neighborhood, it's normal for your family life to revolve around drugs and abuse. All he tries to do is survive, but when things get really tough, he might be pushed over the edge.
Annotation:228p. (Gr 7 +) Heated Southern courtrooms, stuffed monkeys, journalists and protesters collide in this fascinating fictionalized account of one of the most controversial trials in American history.
Annotation:352p. (Gr 7 +) Anke's father is abusive to everyone in the family but her. Will she be furniture forever, or will she find a way to save her mother, brother and sister?
Annotation:154p. (Gr 6-10) Mazzy's father is away on business and her mother won't get out of bed. Mazzy is left alone to deal with neighbors, social workers, and to take care of her mother.
Annotation:232p. (Gr 8-11) Parker and his sister Danielle feel neglected and pressured by their parents. Parker begins a downward spiral of binge eating and purging and Danielle doesn't know if she can help him avoid a tragic outcome.
Annotation:184p. (Gr 7 +) As World War I breaks out, Muriel, Emma, and Ollie become entangled in love, women's rights, and survival on the front lines and the home front.
Annotation:279p. (Gr 9 +) Life in small town America is told from many viewpoints, but the whole town is shaken up when a young girl is found murdered. Anyone could be the killer but Eddy has his own suspicions.
Annotation:197p. (Gr 7 +) Sahara can't believe that she's pregnant; this kind of thing only happens to other people. She keeps this secret as long as she can while she contemplates he options and wallows in depression.
Annotation:565p. (Gr 9 +) Identical twins Kaeleigh and Raeanne seem to have a picture perfect life at home, but hidden are the darkest of secrets that threaten their entire world. A surpirse twist at the end really makes you wonder if they are twins at all.
Annotation:226p. (Gr 9 +) It is Ava's fault that her boyfriend died. After his death, she finds herself seeing him in the mirror, hearing his words in her mind. She is being haunted by his ghost.
Annotation:259p. (Gr 7 +) Sophie discovers who her dream boy truly is, but not before enjoying, and agonizing over, three very different crushes.
Annotation:117p. (Gr 7-10) The early life of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday is told in fictionalized free verse. She had a rough childhood which helped bring strong emotions to every song she sang.