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Top 20 Novels of the 21st Century

 

Now that we're into the new century, it's time to look back at the best teen novels of the last 16 years - quality literature that appeals to teens. How many have you read? MS = middle school

 

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The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-time Indian
Alexie, Sherman

Junior jumps at an opportunity to leave the Rez for an all-white school where the only other Indian is the mascot.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 9 copies

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Speak

Speak
Anderson, Laurie Halse

A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Feed

Feed
Anderson, M. T.

In a future where most people have brain implants to control their environment, Titus meets a girl whose questions about the implant lead her to serious trouble.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 16 copies

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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why
Asher, Jay

Imagine you get a box of audio tapes from the girl you like. Now imagine that she killed herself last week.


Format: Book
Holds: 7 on 27 copies

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Ship Breaker

Ship Breaker
Bacigalupi, Paolo

While scavenging the Gulf Coast of the future, Nailer finds a dying girl on a luxurious ship and has to decide between saving her and escaping his dirty, dangerous life.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 11 copies

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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
Collins, Suzanne

In a grim future world, Katniss must compete in a televised battle against twenty-three other teens, including one who saved her life. Only one will survive. MS


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 13 copies

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
Green, John

When Hazel, 16, meets Gus at a cancer support group she is forced to reexamine her perspective on life and love.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 50 copies

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Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska
Green, John

Miles searches for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 20 copies

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Seraphina

Seraphina
Hartman, Rachel

In a world where dragons and humans have an uneasy coexistence, Seraphina grapples with her own identity amid secrets and scandals, and struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents. First in a series. MS


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Crank

Crank
Hopkins, Ellen

Kristina is the perfect daughter, but on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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