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Teens Read Books for Guys

Wise Young Fool
Wise Young Fool By Beaudoin, Sean Book - 2013 / FICTION BEAUDOI SEAN Available in some locations

Annotation:412 p. (Gr. 9-12) A year in the life of teen rocker Ritchie Sudden which includes an epic battle of the bands, his dad moving out, his mom's girlfriend moving in and a stay in juvenile detention center.

The Ghost Prison
The Ghost Prison By Delaney, Joseph Book - 2013 J FICTION DELANEY JOSEPH Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies

Annotation:112 p. (Gr 7-8) Billy Calder, a fifteen year old orphan, gets a job as a guard at a prison for ghosts.

Maggot Moon
Maggot Moon By Gardner, Sally Book - 2013 / FICTION GARDNER SALLY Available in some locations

Annotation:279 p. (Gr. 9-12) What is the Motherland hiding? Standish Treadwell, who has different colored eyes, sees the secrets.

Anywhere but Here
Anywhere but Here By Kyi, Tanya Lloyd Book - 2013 / FICTION KYI TANYA Available in some locations

Annotation:309 p. (Gr. 10+) Cole wants to graduate from high school and leave his suffocating small town until he discovers a secret that could keep him there forever.

Darius & Twig
Darius & Twig By Myers, Walter Dean Book - 2013 / FICTION MYERS WALTER Available in some locations

Annotation:201 p. (Gr. 8 - 12) A jock and a writer become friends as they fight abuse, bullies and the streets of Harlem itself.

More Than This
More Than This By Ness, Patrick Book - 2013 / FICTION NESS PATRICK Available in some locations

Annotation:480 p. (Gr. 9-12) Seth thought he drowned but then he wakes up in a lifeless version of his hometown. What is going on?

The Living
The Living By De la Peña, Matthew Book - 2013 / FICTION PENA MATT Available in some locations

Annotation:311 p. (Gr. 9-12) Shy Espinoza's dream summer job on a cruise ship turns into a nightmare when the ship is hit by a gigantic tidal wave.

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets
Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets By Roskos, Evan Book - 2013 / FICTION ROSKOS EVAN Available in some locations

Annotation:310 p. (Gr. 9-12) James Whitman tries to grapple with his abusive father and why his older sister was thrown out of the house.

Steelheart By Sanderson, Brandon Book - 2013 / SF SANDERS BRANDON Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 15 copies

Annotation:400 p. (Gr. 8-10) A super powered being named Steelheart, kills David's father. David joins a group of people dedicated to destroying the super beings to exact his revenge.

Man Made Boy
Man Made Boy By Skovron, Jon Book - 2013 / SF SKOVRON JON Available in some locations

Annotation:368 p. (Gr. 7-9) Boy, the sixteen year old son of Frankenstein's monster, runs away from home and out into the world for the first time in his life.

Winger By Smith, Andrew Book - 2013 / FICTION SMITH ANDREW Available in some locations

Annotation:438 p. (Gr. 9-12) 14 year old Ryan Dean West is younger and scrawnier than the other juniors at his fancy boarding school and madly in love with a girl who thinks he's still a kid.

Are You Experienced?
Are You Experienced? By Sonnenblick, Jordan Book - 2013 / FICTION SONNENB JORDAN Available in some locations

Annotation:294 p. (Gr. 8-10) When he touches his dad's electric guitar signed by Jimi Hendrix, Rich is transported back to the Woodstock rock concert of 1969,

You By Benoit, Charles Book - 2010 / FICTION BENOIT CHARLES Available in some locations

Annotation:223p. (Gr 8+) It seems like nothing will penetrate the boredom that is high school when a new student shakes things up for "hoodie" Kyle.

The House of Tomorrow
The House of Tomorrow By Bognanni, Peter Book - 2010 FICTION BOGNANN PETER Available in some locations

Annotation:354p. (Gr 10+) Sebastian Prendergrast lives in Iowa's first geodesic dome with his grandmother who raised him to be a savior of humanity. When she has a stroke he must venture out into a world he doesn't understand to save her.

The Rise of Renegade X
The Rise of Renegade X By Campbell, Chelsea M Book - 2010 / SF CAMPBEL CHELSEA Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 7 copies

Annotation:352p. (Gr 9+) In a city full of superheroes and villains, Damien finds out that he is a rare hero/villain cross. Sent to live with his hero father to learn to be good, what path will Damien choose?

Carter Finally Gets It
Carter Finally Gets It By Crawford, Brent Book - 2009 / FICTION CRAWFOR BRENT Available in some locations

Annotation:300p. (Gr 9+) This hilarious account of Carter's freshman year in high school is filled with girls, football, drama, and girls.

The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner By Dashner, James Book - 2009 / SF DASHNER JAME Available in some locations Holds: 48 on 75 copies

Annotation:375p. (Gr 7+) Thomas wakes up in the Glade with no memory of his past. Surrounded by a treacherous labyrinth and patrolling Grievers, Thomas and his fellow Gladers must solve the maze before it's too late.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Will Grayson, Will Grayson By Green, John Book - 2010 / FICTION GREEN JOHN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:310p. (Gr 9+) Two very different Will Graysons lives are connected through their relationships with Tiny Cooper, a larger-than-life football hero whose dream is to produce an epic musical about his own life.

The Lock Artist
The Lock Artist By Hamilton, Steve Book - 2010 M HAMILTO STEVE Available in some locations

Annotation:304p. (Gr 10+) Traumatized and speechless since the age of 8 and pushed into a life of crime by his talent for lock-picking, 18-year-old "Miracle Boy" is now in jail trying to beat the odds against him.

Living Hell
Living Hell By Jinks, Catherine Book - 2010 / SF JINKS CATHERI Available in some locations

Annotation:256p. (Gr 7+) Cheney's life aboard the spaceship Plexus has always been orderly until the ship turns into a living organism and targets the passengers as foreign invaders.

I Am Number Four
I Am Number Four By Lore, Pittacus Book - 2010 / SF LORE PITTACU Available in some locations

Annotation:440 p. (Gr 9+) Numbers 1, 2, and 3 are dead and John Smith is number 4. His life constantly on the run is about to catch up with him; will he survive? He has to or his planet will cease to exist.

Rot & Ruin
Rot & Ruin By Maberry, Jonathan Book - 2010 / SF MABERRY JONATHA Available in some locations

Annotation:458p. (Gr 9+) In a post-apocalyptic world where fences guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, 15-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter.

Bruiser By Shusterman, Neal Book - 2010 / FICTION SHUSTER NEAL Available in some locations

Annotation:336p. (Gr 8+) When his sister starts dating Brewster "Bruiser" Collins, Tennyson is sure she's going to get in some sort of trouble. But as they get to know Bruiser better, they realize he possesses a strange power that might change their lives while hurting Bruiser's.

Lockdown Escape From Furnace By Smith, Alexander Gordon Book - 2009 / SF SMITH ALEXAND Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 8 copies

Annotation:273p. (Gr 7+) After being framed for murder, Alex must escape dangerous Furnace Penitentiary where boys mysteriously disappear and return altered.

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