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High School Fiction

Brande, Robin. Evolution, me, & other freaks of nature.
Following her conscience leads high school freshman Mena to clash with her parents and former friends from their conservative Christian church, but might result in better things when she stands up for a teacher who refuses to include "Intelligent Design" in lessons on evolution.
YA BRANDE

Cohn, Rachel. Nick & Norah's infinite play list.
Nick needed desperately to make his ex jealous so he grabs the girl closest to him, Norah. What happens when the two start flirting for real?
YA COHN

Crutcher, Chris. Deadline.
Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
YA CRUTCHER

Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bucking the Sarge.
According to Luther T. Farrell, his boss, the Sarge, is a vicious, money-hungry merciless, slumlord known around Flint, Michigan, as a ruthless loan shark. She's also his mother.
J CURTIS

Green, John. Looking for Alaska.
Attending a boarding school in Alabama, Miles feels like he can start his life over by making friends and getting a life. Will he become too interested when he meets Alaska Young?
YA GREEN

Halpin, Brendan. Forever changes.
Although encouraged to apply to colleges, Brianna Pelletier, a mathematically-gifted high school senior with cystic fibrosis, dwells on her mortality and the unfairness of life.
YA HALPIN

Lubar, David. Sleeping freshmen never lie.
While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott loses old friends and gains some unlikely new ones as he hones his skills as a writer.
YA LUBAR

Marchetta, Melina. Saving Francesca.
Francesca expects her energetic mother to help cope with the stress of attending her newly coed school, but Francesca's mother is suffering from a sudden severe depression.
YA MARCHETTA

Myers, Walter Dean. Street love.
Damien's parents warned him against girls like Janice when he's got everything going for him, but he doesn't listen.
YA MYERS

Myracle, Lauren. Rhymes with witches.
What if there was a way to manipulate popularity? Would you do it?
YA MYRACLE

Martino, Alfred. Pinned.
Wrestling consumes Bobby and Ivan's lives in their hope to wrestle for the state championship; the rest of life just gets in the way.
YA MARTINO

Pearson, Mary. A room on Lorelei Street.
Zoe must escape her house and her mother or else she'll completely lose it.
YA PEARSON

Reinhardt, Dana. A brief chapter in my impossible life.
Sixteen-year-old atheist Simone Turner-Bloom's life changes in unexpected ways when her parents convince her to make contact with her biological mother, an agnostic from a Jewish family who is losing her battle with cancer.
YA REINHARDT

Vaught, Susan. Big fat manifesto.
Overweight high school senior Jamie writes in the school newspaper about her own attitude to being fat, her boyfriend's bariatric surgery, and her struggles to be taken seriously in a very thin world.
YA VAUGHT

Werlin, Nancy. Double helix.
Eli defies his father's wishes and gets a job at Dr. Watt's genetics lab.
YA WERLIN

Zevin, Gabrielle. Elsewhere.
Liz died on her way to meet a friend at the mall. Then why does she find herself on a mysterious cruise ship bound for a place called Elsewhere?
YA ZEVIN

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