Books about Bullying

  1. Perfect

    by Natasha Friend
    Isabelle hides her father's abuse from everyone, including her best friend, until she meets a new friend who helps her confront the truth.

    Isabelle Lee is a 13-year-old girl with an eating disorder. The disorder developed over time after the death of her father when her mother begins to send her to group therapy. She soon realizes that ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    by J.K. Rowling
    Young wizard must solve a centuries-old secret, uncovering dark forces at work in the magical world.

    On Harry Potter 's twelfth birthday, the Dursleys— Vernon , Petunia , and Dudley —hold a dinner party. Uninvited, Harry is visited by the house-elf Dobby , who warns him not to return to Hogwarts. ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Wolf Hollow

    by Lauren Wolk
    A young girl's struggle to stand up for what she believes in amidst social injustice and bullying.

    The novel is narrated by twelve-year-old Annabelle McBride, who lives on a farm with her family and walks with her two younger brothers (James and Henry) to school in the town of Wolf Hollow. A new ... (Wikipedia)

  4. Columbine

    by Dave Cullen
    Investigation into the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, exploring the perpetrators and the aftermath.

    "The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . . " So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders." It is a ... (Goodreads)

  5. Matilda

    by Roald Dahl
    A young girl's magical journey of standing up for herself and her classmates against a tyrannical school principal.

    In a small Buckinghamshire village, Matilda Wormwood , a five-and-half-year-old girl of unusual precocity, whose parents treat her with disdain, resorts to pranks like gluing her father's hat to his ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Carrie

    by Stephen King
    A high school misfit unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her peers.

    An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  7. One Shot

    by Lee Child
    A former military investigator must solve a murder case in a short period of time.

    In a small Indiana city, a lone gunman in a parking garage calmly fires into a rush-hour crowd in a public plaza, committing a massacre of five apparently random victims with six shots. The shooter ... (Wikipedia)

  8. My Sister Jodie

    by Jacqueline Wilson
    Pearl and Jodie move to a new boarding school, but Jodie struggles to fit in and Pearl must protect her.

    Pearl and Jodie Wells are sisters. Jodie, 14, is boisterous, mischievous and very protective of her younger sister. She dyes her hair, pierces her ears and dresses in an outlandish way, constantly ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Wonder

    by R.J. Palacio
    A charming story of a boy with facial deformities navigating the complexities of school life.

    The book begins with the words: "You could say I'm just like any normal kid. I have a family, I have a computer, I have an Xbox ". August "Auggie" Pullman then talks about his family, and then it ... (Wikipedia)

  10. Speak

    by Laurie Halse Anderson
    A young woman's process of healing from trauma, reclaiming her voice.

    The first ten lies they tell you in high school. "Speak up for yourself—we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a ... (Goodreads)

  11. Will Grayson, Will Grayson

    by John Green
    Two teenage boys with the same name discover each other and form an unlikely friendship.

    Will Grayson meets Will Grayson. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two strangers are about to cross paths. From that moment on, their world will collide and lives intertwine. It's ... (Goodreads)

  12. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

    by Becky Albertalli
    A teenager's struggle to come to terms with his sexual identity while keeping a secret from his family and friends.

    Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the ... (Goodreads)

  13. The War That Saved My Life

    by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    A young girl with a clubfoot escapes her abusive mother and experiences love and healing during WWII evacuation.

    An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of, Jefferson’s Sons, and for fans of, Number the Stars,. Ten-year-old Ada has never left ... (Goodreads)

  14. The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl

    by Barry Lyga
    A teenage boy obsessed with comics meets a girl who hates everything, and they navigate high school together.

    Fanboy has never had it good, but lately his sophomore year is turning out to be its own special hell. The bullies have made him their favorite target, his best (and only) friend seems headed for the ... (Goodreads)

  15. Reconstructing Amelia

    by Kimberly McCreight
    A mother unravels the truth behind her teenage daughter's death, uncovering secrets from the past.

    In Reconstructing Amelia , the stunning debut novel from Kimberly McCreight, Kate's in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s ... (Goodreads)

  16. Fairest

    by Gail Carson Levine
    A tale of self-discovery, as a young girl learns to embrace her true beauty.

    In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. What she may lack in looks, though, she makes up for with a kind heart, and ... (Goodreads)

  17. Nineteen Minutes

    by Jodi Picoult
    A small town is rocked by a school shooting, examining lives of those involved and the aftermath.

    The story begins on March 6, 2007 in the small town of Sterling, New Hampshire , tracking the lives of a number of characters on an "ordinary day." The characters include Alex Cormier, a superior ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Freak the Mighty

    by Rodman Philbrick
    The story of two unlikely friends, united by a shared sense of bravery and courage.

    The novel is set in a version of Portsmouth, New Hampshire . , In the beginning of the book, Maxwell Kane is a young boy with low self-esteem . He lives with his grandfather, Grim, and grandmother, ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Double Down

    by Jeff Kinney
    A humorous adventure of middle schooler Greg Heffley, as he deals with bullies, hormones and friendship.

    Greg Heffley talks about how he thinks his life is a reality TV show and that everyone in his life is an actor. Later, when his mother, Susan, gives him money for the school book fair, she is ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Smile

    by Raina Telgemeier
    A young girl navigates the challenges of middle school and braces, overcoming obstacles with the help of her friends.

    For fans both new and old, Smile is now available with fifteen pages of never-before-seen content exclusively at B&N. Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she ... (Barnes & Noble)

  21. Old School

    by Jeff Kinney
    A middle school student's misadventures as he navigates the tricky social and academic world of school.

    Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t ... (Goodreads)

  22. Stargirl

    by Jerry Spinelli
    An uplifting story of a unique girl who challenges her classmates to be their true selves.

    The book begins with a brief introduction to the main character, Leo, at an early age, which is followed by his move from his home state of Pennsylvania to Arizona when he is 12. Before the move, his ... (Wikipedia)

  23. Eleanor & Park

    by Rainbow Rowell
    Forging an unlikely friendship, two teens navigate the trials of first love.

    Eleanor Douglas is beginning 10th grade. She is the oldest in a family of two girls and three boys. All the children live with their mother and stepfather, Richie, in a tiny two-bedroom house. The ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal

    by Chris Colfer
    High school senior Carson Phillips blackmails his classmates into contributing to his literary journal before he dies.

    Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal follows the story of outcast high school senior Carson Phillips who blackmails the most popular students in his school into contributing to his ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. Some Girls Are

    by Courtney Summers
    A high school queen bee becomes the target of bullying after being ousted from her popular clique.

    Climbing to the top of the social ladder is hard—falling from it is even harder. Regina Afton used to be a member of the Fearsome Fivesome, an all-girl clique both feared and revered by the students ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Invisible Boy

    by Trudy Ludwig
    Brian feels invisible and left out until a new kid comes to school and shows him kindness. A heartwarming story about friendship and inclusion.

    A simple act of kindness can transform an invisible boy into a friend… Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday ... (Goodreads)

  27. Thirteen Reasons Why

    by Jay Asher
    A teenage girl's posthumous account of her life and the events that lead to her death.

    High school student Clay Jensen receives a mysterious package in the mail with seven cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, a classmate who recently died by suicide. The tapes had also been sent to ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Skim

    by Mariko Tamaki
    A teenage girl discovers her identity and sexuality through the struggles of self-discovery and acceptance.

    Skim is a "not slim" sixteen-year-old Japanese-Canadian who is a student at an all-girls Catholic school. She is known as a Goth , and practices Wicca . When popular girl Katie Matthews gets dumped ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Everybody Sees the Ants

    by A.S. King
    Lucky Linderman escapes his troubled life through vivid dreams where he searches for his missing grandfather in Laos.

    Lucky Linderman didn't ask for his life. He didn't ask his grandfather not to come home from the Vietnam War. He didn't ask for a father who never got over it. He didn't ask for a mother who keeps ... (Goodreads)

  30. A Silent Voice, Vol. 1

    by Yoshitoki Ōima
    A former bully seeks redemption by befriending the deaf girl he once tormented. A heartwarming story of growth, forgiveness, and acceptance.

    LEARNING TO LISTEN Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising ... (Goodreads)

  31. Restart

    by Gordon Korman
    A middle schooler learns to overcome his fears and learns to start anew.

    The amazing, New York Times, bestseller about what you can do when life gives you a second chance. Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

    by Sue Townsend
    A humorous coming-of-age story of a teenage boy navigating the difficulties of adolescence.

    Adrian Mole is an outsider who feels the reason he can't quite fit in with "regular" society is that he is an intellectual. Evidence from his diary entries include a precocious interest in ... (Wikipedia)

  33. Hooway for Wodney Wat

    by Helen Lester
    A rodent named Rodney with a speech impediment becomes a hero when he outsmarts the class bully.

    In this lighthearted moral tale, an unlikely hero defeats a school bully and is finally celebrated by his classmates for his secret super power: his speech impediment. Poor Rodney Rat can't pronounce ... (Barnes & Noble)

  34. Rain Reign

    by Ann M. Martin
    A young girl with Asperger's navigates her world through her love of homonyms while dealing with family issues.

    From Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin, who wrote the Baby-sitters Club series, comes a, New York Times,-bestselling middle grade novel about a girl, her dog, and the trials of growing up in a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  35. The Art of Being Normal

    by Lisa Williamson
    Two British teens navigate the complexities of gender identity and acceptance in high school.

    A young adult novel about two transgender teens who figure out how to navigate life with help from each other. "A life-changing and life-saving book." — Philip Pullman, On the first day at his new ... (Barnes & Noble)

  36. Holding Up the Universe

    by Jennifer Niven
    A story of two teens, each facing their own set of challenges, learning to accept and embrace themselves.

    Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed "America's Fattest Teen." But no one's taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom's death, ... (Goodreads)

  37. Giraffes Can't Dance

    by Giles Andreae
    A giraffe learns to dance despite teasing from other animals.

    Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. At the Jungle Dance, the warthogs waltz, the chimps cha-cha, and the lions tango. "Giraffes can't dance," they ... (Goodreads)

  38. Ghosts

    by Raina Telgemeier
    A young girl's journey of self-discovery as she navigates her family's secrets, cultural heritage and spiritual beliefs.

    The novel opens as the family is ordering at the drive-through of an fictional Double-Back Burger (the colors and logos of which are based on In-N-Out Burger ) before leaving southern California for ... (Wikipedia)

  39. Save Me a Seat

    by Sarah Weeks
    Two boys from different backgrounds navigate the first week of fifth grade, dealing with bullies and finding friendship.

    Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL.,Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. Rainbow Boys

    by Alex Sanchez
    Three high-school seniors learn to accept themselves and each other as they come to terms with their sexuality.

    The story follows the overlapping lives of three high school seniors, with the chapters alternating between their different points of view. Jason Carrillo, the popular jock, finds himself questioning ... (Wikipedia)

  41. The Misfits

    by James Howe
    A group of outcast teenagers form an unlikely bond while navigating the challenges of adolescence and societal expectations.

    Kids who get called the worst names oftentimes find each other. That's how it was with us. Skeezie Tookis and Addie Carle and Joe Bunch and me. We call ourselves the Gang of Five, but there are only ... (Goodreads)

  42. The Third Wheel

    by Jeff Kinney
    A middle schooler's misadventures as he navigates the ups and downs of growing up.

    Greg recalls several anecdotes from the time of his conception to his preschool years, notable ones include how his mother read to him before bed, how his parents’ excessive kissing supposedly led to ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Girl Online

    by Zoe Sugg
    A teenage girl blogs anonymously about her struggles with anxiety and falls in love with a boy she meets in New York City.

    The novel surrounds Penny Porter, a 15 year old living with her parents in Brighton. Penny starts blogging about her problems, such as school drama, friends, family, boys and the panic attacks she ... (Wikipedia)

  44. All's Faire in Middle School

    by Victoria Jamieson
    A young girl navigates the social struggles of middle school while embracing her love of renaissance fairs.

    The author of, Roller Girl, is back with a graphic novel about starting middle school, surviving your embarrassing family, and the Renaissance Faire., Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with ... (Goodreads)

  45. Twisted

    by Laurie Halse Anderson
    A young girl's struggle for justice against a high school culture of silence and victim-blaming.

    High school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the background—average student, average looks, average dysfunctional family. But since he got busted for doing graffiti on ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Julian Chapter

    by R.J. Palacio
    A young boy learns to confront his fears by talking to an imaginary figure of his enemy.

    Over 1 million people have read Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Now readers will have a chance to hear from the book's most ... (Goodreads)

  47. Hate List

    by Jennifer Brown
    A high school student's journey through grief, guilt, and ultimately, redemption.

    For readers of Marieke Nijkamp's, This Is Where It Ends, a powerful and timely contemporary classic about the aftermath of a school shooting. Five months ago, Valerie Leftman's boyfriend, Nick, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

    by Chris Crutcher
    Eric and Sarah Byrnes, two outcasts, navigate high school and confront their traumatic pasts.

    Eric “Mobe” Calhoune's best friend Sarah Byrnes is catatonic , sitting in the mental ward of Sacred Heart Hospital. The staff there suggests that he recall some moments that may jog her memory and ... (Wikipedia)

  49. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    by Barbara Shook Hazen
    A story of an outcast reindeer overcoming adversity and gaining acceptance from his peers.

    When the sun starts setting sooner and frost begins to gather on your windows, sit down with a loved one to relive this timeless story of a slightly unusual winter creature with a very special ... (Goodreads)

  50. There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

    by Louis Sachar
    A bullied boy learns to stand up for himself and find his own courage.

    Bradley Chalkers is the protagonist of the book. He is the oldest student in the fifth-grade class, having repeated fourth grade. In his school, he sits at the back of the class, last seat, last row, ... (Wikipedia)

  51. The Hundred Dresses

    by Eleanor Estes
    A story of bullying and kindness, teaching a lesson of compassion and acceptance.

    The book centres on Wanda Petronski, a poor and friendless Polish-American girl. Her teacher, although outwardly kind, puts Wanda in the worst seat in the classroom and does not say anything when her ... (Wikipedia)

  52. Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

    by R.J. Palacio
    Collection of three stories exploring empathy, kindness, and understanding.

    WONDER, IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!,Over 8 million people have read the #1, New York Times, bestseller, Wonder, and have fallen in love with Auggie ... (Barnes & Noble)

  53. Jane, the Fox & Me

    by Fanny Britt
    A young girl's journey of self-acceptance, overcoming her insecurities and hardships.

    Hélène has been inexplicably ostracized by the girls who were once her friends. Her school life is full of whispers and lies — Hélène weighs 216; she smells like BO . Her loving mother is too tired ... (Goodreads)

  54. Liar & Spy

    by Rebecca Stead
    A young boy's journey of self-discovery, navigating the complexities of bullies and friendships.

    The day that Georges (with a silent s, named for Georges Seurat ) moves from a house to an apartment with his family, he sees a boy walking two dogs, disappearing into a locked door under the lobby ... (Wikipedia)

  55. Ultimate Spider-Man, Volume 1: Power and Responsibility

    by Brian Michael Bendis
    A teenage superhero learns to balance his double life while protecting the city from evil.

    "With great power comes great responsibility." In 1963, these prophetic words launched one of the most successful and recognizable characters of the 20th century... Spider-Man! The powers granted ... (Barnes & Noble)

  56. Winger

    by Andrew Smith
    A teenage boy's story of friendship, love, and growing up in a boarding school.

    Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids in the Pacific Northwest. He’s living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest ... (Goodreads)

  57. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

    by Matthew Quick
    A teenage boy's plan to take revenge on those he feels have wronged him, and his journey to self-forgiveness.

    Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 ... (Goodreads)

  58. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

    by Samantha Irby
    Collection of humorous, honest essays exploring experiences of race, gender, and identity in modern society.

    Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. , "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into ... (Goodreads)

  59. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

    by Mem Fox
    A young boy sets out to help his elderly friend regain her memory by collecting objects that hold special meaning to her.

    Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge lives next door to a nursing home in which several of his good friends reside. Of course, his favorite is Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper, because she has four ... (Goodreads)

  60. Each Kindness

    by Jacqueline Woodson
    A new girl arrives at school and is ignored by the narrator. The narrator learns a lesson about kindness when the new girl moves away.

    Each kindness makes the world a little better Chloe doesn't really know why she turns away from the new girl, Maya, when Maya tries to befriend her. And every time Maya asks if she can play with ... (Goodreads)

  61. One

    by Kathryn Otoshi
    A story about bullying and standing up for oneself, where colors come to life and teach a valuable lesson.

    Blue is a quiet color. Red’s a hothead who likes to pick on Blue. Yellow, Orange, Green, and Purple don’t like what they see, but what can they do? When no one speaks up, things get out of hand—until ... (Goodreads)

  62. The Talented Clementine

    by Sara Pennypacker
    Clementine struggles with her artistic abilities and self-doubt, but learns to embrace her unique talents and creativity.

    This, New York Times, bestselling chapter book series has been keeping readers engaged and laughing for more than a decade with over one million copies sold! When it comes to tackling third grade, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. The Foxhole Court

    by Nora Sakavic
    Neil Josten, a talented ex-gang member, joins a college's dysfunctional and dangerous Exy team to escape his past.

    Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He's short, he's fast, he's got a ton of potential—and he's the runaway son of the murderous crime lord known as The ... (Barnes & Noble)

  64. Best Friends

    by Francine Pascal
    Two best friends navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, including crushes, family drama, and personal growth.

    Growing apart... Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield feel special because they're identical twins. For twelve years they've dressed alike, shared a room, and done everything together. But when they start ... (Goodreads)

  65. Luna

    by Julie Anne Peters
    Regan's life is turned upside down when her transgender sister, Luna, comes out to their family. A story of love, acceptance, and identity.

    Luna follows the life of sixteen-year-old Regan as she keeps the secret of her older sister Luna's transgender identity. During the day, Luna pretends to be an average senior boy named Liam. But at ... (Wikipedia)

  66. Pluto

    by R.J. Palacio
    A heartwarming story about a boy with facial differences who navigates the challenges of middle school and learns the true meaning of friendship.

    Almost 2 million people have read the New York Times bestseller Wonder and fallen in love with Auggie Pullman. Last year readers were given a special look at another side of his story with The Julian ... (Goodreads)

  67. Blubber

    by Judy Blume
    A young girl's struggle to stand up against bullying, and her own internalized feelings of worthlessness.

    The story takes place in Radnor, Pennsylvania , a suburb of Philadelphia . The entire class ostracizes Linda and, though she is not the heaviest student in their class, Wendy and her best friend and ... (Wikipedia)

  68. Tacky the Penguin

    by Helen Lester
    Tacky, an odd penguin, saves the day when hunters come to the penguin's home.

    Tacky’s the odd bird out among all his friends. Will this nonconformist teach old penguins some new tricks and help save the day? This hilarious series following the adventures of one superlative ... (Goodreads)

  69. Fuzzy Mud

    by Louis Sachar
    Two middle school students get lost in the woods after discovering a dangerous new organism. A thrilling and thought-provoking eco-thriller for young readers.

    Fifth grader Tamaya Dhilwaddi and seventh grader Marshall Walsh have been walking to and from school together for years. However, their routine is interrupted when Chad Hilligas, a bully Marshall ... (Wikipedia)

  70. I Funny: A Middle School Story

    by James Patterson
    A hilarious and heartwarming story of a middle schooler with dreams of becoming a stand-up comedian despite his disability.

    Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: he wants to become the world's greatest standup comedian–even if he doesn't have a lot to laugh about these days. He's new in town and stuck living with ... (Goodreads)

  71. Silence

    by Natasha Preston
    Oakley and Cole are best friends, but when Oakley goes missing, Cole is determined to find her and uncover the truth.

    For eleven years, Oakley Farrell has been silent. At the age of five, she stopped talking, and no one seems to know why. Refusing to communicate beyond a few physical actions, Oakley remains in her ... (Goodreads)

  72. Blowback

    by Brad Thor
    A former Navy SEAL turned covert operative races against time to stop a terrorist attack on American soil.

    From #1, New York Times, #1, Wall Street Journal, and #1, Publishers Weekly, bestselling author, Brad Thor, comes, Blowback,. Scot Harvath’s counterterrorism career has just crashed and burned—thanks ... (Barnes & Noble)

  73. Waiting for Normal

    by Leslie Connor
    Twelve-year-old Addie struggles to find stability and a sense of home while living with her unpredictable mother.

    A sixth-grader , Addie, has just moved into a trailer with her troubled mother. Once she has gotten over the move, Addie befriends some girls at school and a lady named Soula who runs the minimart. ... (Wikipedia)

  74. The Truth About Alice

    by Jennifer Mathieu
    A high school student's reputation is ruined by rumors and lies. The truth is slowly revealed through multiple perspectives.

    By the author of, Moxie, a powerful feminist novel that deals with slut-shaming, told through the perspectives of four small-town teens, about how everyone has a motive to bring—and keep—a teen girl ... (Barnes & Noble)

  75. Boy21

    by Matthew Quick
    A high school basketball player befriends a traumatized, basketball-loving boy who believes he is an alien.

    Basketball has always been an escape for Finley. He lives in gray, broken Bellmont, a town ruled by the Irish Mob, drugs, violence, and racially charged rivalries. At home, he takes care of his ... (Goodreads)

  76. Shine

    by Lauren Myracle
    A high school student struggles to come to terms with a hate crime that occurred in her small town.

    In Black Creek, North Carolina , 16-year-old Cat Robinson's gay best friend, Patrick Truman, is left temporarily comatose from a brutal and discriminatory act of violence. Cat feels guilty for having ... (Wikipedia)

  77. A Silent Voice, Vol. 3

    by Yoshitoki Ōima

    The story revolves around Shoya Ishida, a former delinquent who bullied Shoko Nishimiya, his deaf classmate, alongside his friends back when he was in elementary school. When Ishida transferred, all ... (Wikipedia)

  78. First Term at Malory Towers

    by Enid Blyton
    An excited girl joins a boarding school, making lifelong friendships while encountering new adventures.

    Twelve year old Darrell Rivers is travelling by train to her new boarding school - Malory Towers - for her first year. She quickly befriends several of the girls in her dormitory, including lively ... (Wikipedia)

  79. Size 14 Is Not Fat Either

    by Meg Cabot
    Heather Wells, former pop star turned dorm supervisor, investigates a series of murders at New York College.

    Former pop star Heather Wells has settled nicely into her new life as assistant dorm director at New York College—a career that does not require her to drape her size 12 body in embarrassingly skimpy ... (Goodreads)

  80. Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence

    by Rosalind Wiseman
    A guide for parents to help their daughters navigate the complex social dynamics of adolescence and avoid the negative effects of cliques and gossip.

    When Rosalind Wiseman first published Queen Bees & Wannabes , she fundamentally changed the way adults look at girls’ friendships and conflicts–from how they choose their best friends, how they ... (Goodreads)

  81. Deadline

    by Chris Crutcher
    High school senior Ben Wolf has only one year to live, but he's determined to make the most of it by uncovering a dark secret in his small town.

    Ben Wolf is an 18-year-old high school student from Trout, Idaho. He lives with his father, his mother, who is mentally ill, and his younger brother, Cody, who is a superb football player and attends ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Invisible

    by James Patterson
    A teenage girl's fight to survive in a world in which she is invisible to everyone around her.

    Emmy Dockery is an FBI research analyst on leave. She has been obsessed with a large number of fires in which a single person always died, including one involving her sister. Local authorities, ... (Wikipedia)

  83. Stealing Phoenix

    by Joss Stirling
    Phoenix belongs to a family of Savants, people with special abilities. When she's kidnapped, Yves, a thief, is the only one who can help her.

    Phoenix belongs to the Community, a gang of thieves with paranormal powers. Yves Benedict, an American student visiting London, is her mark. But Yves turns out to be more than just a target. He is ... (Goodreads)

  84. Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated

    by Alison Arngrim
    A memoir of an actress's experiences on the set of Little House on the Prairie and her journey to self-acceptance.

    For seven years, Alison Arngrim played a wretched, scheming, selfish, lying, manipulative brat on one of TV history's most beloved series. Though millions of Little House on the Prairie viewers hated ... (Goodreads)

  85. Ondskan

    by Jan Guillou

    Erik Ponti is a fourteen-year-old boy living in the 1950s Stockholm lower middle class. His sadistic father beats him often, his mother rarely intervenes the abuse and his six-year-old brother takes ... (Wikipedia)

  86. Goodbye Stranger

    by Rebecca Stead
    Three friends navigate the challenges of growing up, including changing relationships and personal identity, in this heartwarming coming-of-age story.

    Bridge is an accident survivor who's wondering why she's still alive. Emily has new curves and an almost-boyfriend who wants a certain kind of picture. Tabitha sees through everybody's games—or so ... (Goodreads)

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