Synopses & Reviews
An eclectic and voracious compilation of more than 500 reading suggestions for teenagers, this reference contains a wide range of books with an international scope. With recommendations for scary, funny, and sad books, this collection offers choices to suit every mood and moment and to satisfy all kinds of readers, whatever their tastes and interests. The entries link many different books, authors, and media together and connect classics to pop culture. An adventurous guide to exploring exciting genres, styles, topics, and themes, this resource inspires a love for reading.
"Whether you're a parent looking for ideas, a teacher-librarian, or just someone who likes kids' books, this one is well worth having." January Magazine
"A great reference that should be on every teen's bookshelf!" Genessee Valley Parent
About the Author
Agnes Nieuwenhuizen established the Youth Literature Project to promote books and reading to and for teenagers, which eventually became the Centre for Youth Literature (CYL). She is a leading advocate for increasing teenage literacy and encouraging teenagers to read, and is the author of No Kidding: Top Writers for Young People Talk About Their Work.