Young Adult Fiction
No one will want to skip any of the twelve short stories and one poem that make up this collection by some of the most celebrated contemporary writers of teen fiction. The big bar mitzvah that goes suddenly, wildly, h... read more
Alissa Reeves came out for Hannah Desarno. Hannah is smart, beautiful, and has just gone missing. Worse, she isn’t Alissa’s first girlfriend to disappear. Eighteen months ago, Alissa was caught kissing bad girl Lana Meyers. Too scared to admit her feelings for Lana, A... read more
One mixed-up girl, one dull boy, two hot distractions. How does one figure it all out?Life sucks when you’re fifteen years old, confused about your sexuality, and the girl of your dreams doesn’t even know you exist. The sudden entrance of a hot new emo at school only adds to the confusion.... read more
A Michael L. Printz Honor Book author delivers a coming-of-age novel with grit and power. High school baseball jock Scott Latimer learns his best friend is gay. As Scott's team goes to the championships, he must step up to the plate and reexamine his whole life.
Jessica Wong is the kind of girl nobody notices. She's also the kind of girl who sees everything. There's no one better at overlooking Jess than her best friend, Angie. Jess can live without Angie knowing her real feelings, just so long as they're best friends. But... read more
Sex - Pleasure - Consent - Sexuality - Desire - Relationships
What teenage girl doesn’t think about these things?
With information rife on the internet how do you know who to trust?
Well, here’s your big sister Eva to hel... read more
Steven's a 16-year-old boy with two obsessions: sex and getting his driving license. The problem is, Steven's not thinking girls when he's thinking sex. Could he be -- don't say it -- gay? Steven sets out to get in touch with his inner he-man with Healthy Hete... read more
I'm India McAllister and in fourth grade.
Here's what I like:
Tofu: He's the best dog in the world even if he eats our slippers.
Cobly my best friend. He's a boy but half the time, I act more like a boy than he does.
Bird. Okay, she's not technically my pet but I still... read more
Flocks of birds are hurling themselves at aeroplanes across America. Thousands of people die. Millions are stranded. Everyone knows the world will never be the same. On Reese's long drive home, along a stretch of empty highway at night, a bird flies into their headlights. The ca... read more
Scott Westerfeld is renowned in the YA fiction market, this is a perfect blend of contemporary love story and fantastical thriller. Darcy has secured a publishing deal for her three paranormal books. Now she must find the wherewithall to write the second one whilst she has a reprieve from going to col... read more
Young Adult Fiction
|Awards:||Winner of Western Australian Premier's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction 2014. Shortlisted for Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature: National Children's Literature Award 2014.|
Alex wants change. Massive change. More radical than you could imagine. Her mother is not happy, in fact she's imploding. Her dad walked out. Alex has turned vegetarian, ditched one school, enrolled in another, thrown out her clothes. And created a new identity. An identity... read more
Young Adult Non Fiction
|Reading Level:||14 – 17|
|Awards:||Cybils Awards Finalist Teen Choices Book of the Year Award nomination Over the Rainbow Book List Nominee|
In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation—it was her motivation. Nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in order to marry her seventeen-year-old fianc&eacu... read more