Realistic Fiction Books for Teens
Call Number: YA FIC PATTERSON, J.
Torn from their parents in a society increasingly controlled by the government, 15-year-old Wisty and her older brother, Whit, are incarcerated in a totalitarian prison where they discover they have incredible supernatural powers.
Call Number: YA FIC ROSOFF, M.
To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.
Call Number: YA FIC BUNDERSON, M.
Four gifted teenagers learn that they were stolen as infants from a hidden civilization and must find their way back home.
Call Number: YA FIC GOTO, H.
"Melanie Tamaki is an outsider. She is unpopular at school. At home, where she and her loving but neglectful mother live in poverty, she has had to learn to take care of herself. Melanie is just barely coping. Everything changes on the day she returns home to find her mother is missing, lured back to Half World by a nightmare creature calling himself Mr. Glueskin. Soon Melanie has embarked on an epic and darkly fantastical journey to Half World to save her mother. What she does not yet realize is that the state of the universe is at stake..."--P.  of cover.
Call Number: YA FIC WHITLEY, D.
A special document and the lives of Lily and Mark, two children who know its secrets, are at the center of a dangerous adventure upon which the fate of Agora, the materialistic world in which they live, rests.
Call Number: YA FIC CHRISTOPHER, L.
Sixteen-year-old Gemma, a British city-dweller, is abducted while on vacation with her parents and taken to the Australian outback, where she soon realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed.
Call Number: YA FIC BRADFORD, C.
Orphaned by a ninja pirate attack off the coast of Japan in 1611, twelve-year-old English lad Jack Fletcher is determined to prove himself, despite the bullying of fellow students, when the legendary sword master who rescued him begins training him as a samurai warrior.
Call Number: FIC LAWRENCE, I.
Shipwrecked after a vicious storm, fourteen-year-old John Spencer attempts to save his father and himself while also dealing with an evil secret about the English coastal town where they are stranded.
Call Number: YA FIC HIGGINS, J.
Resentful of having to go and live with their estranged father after the death of their mother, fifteen-year-old twins, Rich and Jade, soon find they have more complicated problems when their father is kidnapped and their attempts to rescue him involve them in a dangerous international plot to control the world's oil.
Call Number: YA FIC HOBBS, W.
After fourteen-year-old Andy slips away from his kayaking group to visit the wilderness site of his archaeologist father's death, a storm strands him on Admiralty Island, Alaska, where he manages to survive, encounters unexpected animal and human inhabitants, and looks for traces of the earliest prehistoric immigrants to America.
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I've got several books going and alternate.2012-10-18 21:57:59 by simp1icity
I tend to fiction books for young adults.
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The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved, and Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann
Wool Omnibus Edition by Hugh Howey(Wool series, books 1 - 5, dystopian sci fi)
Wonder by R. J. Palacio (EXCELLENT realistic fiction book about bullying, target age is 5th grade, main character has facial cran
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Book (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)
eBooks (Scholastic Inc.)
Book (Scholastic Paperbacks)