If you liked The Hunger Games...
Give these dystopian reads a try!
NPR (national public radio) has polled their audience for a list of the top YA fiction -- from the suggestions of readers and listeners across the country, they compiled a list of a hundred titles or so -- and now it's our turn to vote!!
Each person can vote for up to ten of the books, and then the ranked list of the best YA fiction (as voted by us!) will be released in a few weeks.
Battle School ... the Unseen University... Wayside School... Hogwarts of COURSE....
It's much more fun to read about school than to think about it during the summer! Click & read here for a list of ten fictional schools that it would be fun to go to! Can you think of any other ones to add to this list?
Have you picked up your Bingo card yet?!? If you have, you will notice that one of the bingo squares says "Read a Novel in Verse". Here are a few suggestions for you so that you can cross off that square.
The Trial by Jen Bryant
Were you wondering what members of the Avengers would be reading? Wonder no more! Check out this witty list of books that the superhero team might be reading - and maybe find something for you to read too!
If you enjoyed Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, you might enjoy some of the titles on this list. Tales of childhood friendship, ancient whales, neighbors and unlikely family, these titles will keep you turning pages to the very end.
Angels & Demons
Demons: Sometimes scary, sometimes comical - demons and their realms just got a lot more interesting.
Have you ever tried reading a short story? There are books published with a theme and different authors write a short story within that theme. Each story is different since each author has a different view point. Short stories are great when you don't want to get involved with a longer title. Teenspace compiled a list of short stories awhile ago, but more have been published. Check out these short stories for some great tales.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
When lovable and geeky Arnold "Junior" Spirit transfers from his troubled Spokane Indian Reservation school to Reardon High, he finds that he is the only Native American in an all-white school.