Syllabus Reading List

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This is our list of books that is on our syllabi. We try to create a reading list that is a mixture of what teens are reading, what teachers are using in schools, what is available in schools, and the like.

100 Sideways Miles Andrew Smith

A Girl Like Me Lola Stvil

Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Sherman Alexie

All American Boys Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe Benjamin Alire Saenz

Arrival Shaun Tan

Audacity Melanie Crowder

Between Shades of Gray Ruta Sepetys

Bone Gap Laura Ruby

Branded By the Pink Triangle Ken Setterington

Brown Girl Dreaming Jacqueline Woodson

Burn, Baby Burn Meg Medina

Death Coming Up the Hill Chris Crowe

Dumplin’ Julie Murphy

Eleanor and Park Rainbow Rowell

Everything, Everything Nicola Yoon

Exit, Pursued by a Bear E.K. Johnston

Fault in Our Stars John Green

Fish in a Tree Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Freakboy Kristen Elizabeth Clark

Gabi, A Girl in Pieces Isabel Quintero

George Alex Gino

Getting Away with Murder Chris Crowe

Holding Up the Universe Jennifer Niven

How it Went Down Kekla Magoon

If You Could Be Mine Sara Farizan

Inexcusable Chris Lynch

Into White Randi Pink

Lies We Tell Ourselves Robin Talley

March John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell

Marcelo in the Real World Francisco Stork

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl Jesse Andrews

Mississippi Trial, 1955 Chris Crowe

Mockingbird Kathryn Erskine

Most Dangerous Steve Sheinkin

Ms. Marvel, No Normal G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona

My Friend Dahmer Derf Backderf

October Mourning Leslea Newman

Openly Straight Bill Konigsberg

Out of the Dust Karen Hesse

Piecing Me Together Renee Watson

Poe: Stories and Poems Gareth Hinds

Ramona Blue Julie Murphy

Romeo and Juliet Gareth Hinds

Rot and Ruin Jonathan Maberry

Scrawl Mark Shulman

Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertali

Skeleton Creek Patrick Carman

Some Assembly Required Arin Andrews

Some of Us Just Live Here Patrick Ness

Speak Laurie Halse Anderson

Swagger Carl Deuker

Ten Gretchen McNeil

The Breadwinner Deborah Ellis

The Crossover Kwame Alexander

The Great American Whatever Tim Federie

The Hate U Give Angie Thomas

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl YouTube Video Series and novel

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Benjamin Alire Saenz

The Lines We Cross Randa Abdel Fattah

The Serpent King Jeff Kushner

The Watsons Go to Birmingham in 1963 Christopher Paul Curtis

The Way I Used to Be Amber Smith

There’s Someone Inside Your House Stephanie Perkins

Three Truths and a Lie Brent Hartinger

Tree Girl Ben Mikaelson

Two Boys Kissing David Levithan

Unwind Neal Shusterman

Warm Bodies Isaac Marian

What We Lost Sara Zarr

When Dimple Met Rishi Sandhya Menon

Wildbird Wendelin Van Draanen