Enter the world of the high-schooler in these stories about some of the world's most extraordinary teens. These books are particularly enjoyed by young people between the ages of 14 and 18.
Bestsellers for High-Schoolers
Picking out books your teen is sure to enjoy can often be a difficult task. However, we do have some experience in that area - so perhaps our list of Bestsellers for High-Schoolers would help you. Here, you'll find the most popular titles for students in grades 9 through 12 - stories of romance and adventure and drama. Growing up can be tough, but sometimes meeting characters in a good novel who are going through the same struggles can be a great encouragement to everyone!
In this collection of books, the protagonist must struggle against extreme adversity for survival and becomes all the stronger for the journey. This is adventure at its finest, a superb read, no matter which book you choose!
is a series of spy novels by Anthony Horowitz about a 14-15-year-old spy named Alex Rider. The series is aimed primarily at teens and young adults, and is perfect for young fans of James Bond.
has Tourettes syndrome, and it's caused him no small amount of grief at Meridian High School. But because he's a victim of a hospital experiment conducted when he was born, Michael can obsorb and shoot electricity. Join Michael, Taylor, Ostin, and the rest of the Electroclan as they use their powers and wits to prevent a dangerous organization from achieving its sinister goal of global domination.
Teen Fantasy and Science Fiction
We are very excited about this collection of topnotch titles. From The famous Hunger Games series to William Sleator's riveting books and the all-time favorite Chrysalids--to name only a few--we have some of the very best titles right here on this shelf. Travel to fantastic places and get caught up in the world of the characters that people these remarkable stories!
Teen Historical Fiction
Medieval England, slavery, the Civil War, World War II, the native Indians in the 1880's: this is historical fiction at its finest! The characters in these stories captivate the reader and bring the time and place alive in a way no history book can accomplish. Riveting, spellbinding, fascinating, and exciting!
Teen Mystery and Suspense
The pages of the books in this spellbinding collection fairly crackle with suspense and mystery. They are meant for teens, but many adults cannot resist them either! These titles are literature at its finest, guaranteed to captivate the reader from cover to cover. Fantastic plots, dynamic characters, nonstop adventure: that pretty well sums up this awesome set of books.
Teen Real-Life Stories
These diverse titles tackle a myriad of topics and challenges, focusing on real life with family and friends. Life can be hard, and being a teen in the middle of life's crises can be even harder. You will laugh and cry right along with the characters you are reading about, and cheer for them as they prevail against amazing odds!
Everybody enjoys a good love story. These lovely books are romance teen-style! And no collection is complete without the beloved Princess Diaries series! These captivating books will bring a smile to the lips and a dream to the heart!
House of Night Series
House of Night is a thrillingly engaging book series that follows 16-year-old Zoey Redbird, who gets “Marked” by a vampyre tracker and begins to undergo the "Change" into an actual vampyre. She has to leave her family in Tulsa and move into the House of Night, a boarding school for other fledglings like her.
It's within the school's walls that the heart of the action takes place as Zoey meets new friends, finds love, comes to terms with how her life will be different now and begins to realize her awesome new powers.
Here's the deal though: Yes, Zoey's a vampyre now. But she's still a teenager – with all the humor, angst and confusing feelings any other teenager has.
Vampire Academy Series
Enter the complete saga of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead- that is a major motion picture! Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with an unbreakable bond to the earth's magic. The powerful blend of human and vampire blood that flows through Rose Hathaway, Lissa's best friend, makes her a Dhampir. Rose is dedicated to a dangerous life of protecting Lissa from the Strigoi, who are hell-bent on making her one of them. Rose and Lissa must navigate through this dangerous world, confront the temptation of forbidden romance, and never once let their guard down, lest the Strigoi make Lissa one of them forever.
Know someone who's always cracking jokes and telling funny stories? Why not get them a joke book from our Family Fun section? Or perhaps a book filled with all sorts of fascinating trivia tidbits?
Celebrate the joy and majesty of the Christmas season with our wide variety of Holiday Stories . For kids (or anyone young at heart), you'll find classics like The Night Before Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and The Polar Express. Plenty of novels for older kids are there, too - such as The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.