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Teen Book and Recommendations

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Librarians have created suggested reading lists featuring award winning titles, series read-alikes, and other helpful recommendations. 

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Lists & Award Winners

Grade 6: Pre-Advanced Placement

My Life in Dog Years

My Life in Dog Years

Grade 6: Gifted and Talented

Stargirl

Stargirl

Grade 7: Pre-Advanced Placement

Drums, Girls, and Dangeous Pie

Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie

Grade 7: Gifted and Talented

Any one of the 2016 Lone Star Reading List titles.

Grade 8: Pre-Advanced Placement

Messenger

Messenger

Grade 8: Gifted and Talented

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Grade 9:

Anthem

Anthem

Grade 10:

Stargirl

My Name is Asher Lev

Grade 11:

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
AND Walden (Chapters 1 & 2 only) by Henry David Thoreau

Grade 12:

How to Read Literature Like a Professor

How to Read Literature Like a Professor
AND The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka