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November 17, 2017

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Teens : Teen 20th Century

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Top 20 Novels of the 20th Century

 

Back in 2001, we took a look back at the 20th Century and picked out what we thought were the best/most popular/most studied/most read teen novels of the previous 100 years.

 

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Angelou, Maya

An African American writer's painful youth.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 30 copies

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Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice

The chronicles of a 15-year-old drug user, struggling to get clean.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 22 copies

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Weetzie Bat

Weetzie Bat
Block, Francesca Lia

The wild adventures of Weetzie and her cool L.A. friends - Dirk, Duck and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Forever

Forever
Blume, Judy

Two high school seniors believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Ender's Game

Ender's Game
Card, Orson Scott

Ender wages battle against a deadly alien race.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 10 copies

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The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War
Cormier, Robert

Refusing to sell boxes of school chocolates can be very dangerous.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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The Diary of A Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

The Diary of A Young Girl: The Definitive Edition
Frank, Anne

Anne's innermost feelings, written in her secret hiding place.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 30 copies

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Golding, William

A group of schoolboys, stranded on a deserted island without grownups, are forced to fend for themselves and create a society of their own.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 4 copies

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The Outsiders

The Outsiders
Hinton, S. E.

Without parents and in the face of constant threats from a violent gang, three brothers struggle to stay together and stay alive.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 17 copies

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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace
Knowles, John

In a New England boys high school at the beginning of World War II, a pair of close friends face a life-altering experience.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 9 copies

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