Category: Books for Teens

Looking for great books to inspire your students?  Check out these literature reviews for teen fiction written by teens and teachers.

Books for Teens Girls Don’t Fly – Teen Review

Girls Don’t Fly – Teen Review

Teen review of Girls Don’t Fly by Kristen Chandler “Home Range: Where specific birds hang out, not their whole species”  Birds can fly but girls definitely can’t. Myra the seventeen year old star of this book is stuck in a whirlpool of drama, romance, and never ending choices to make. Caught in a rivalry between her …

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Books for Teens This Is Our Story – Teen Review

This Is Our Story – Teen Review

A teen review of This Is Our Story by Ashley Elston ¨Five went in four came out¨ This Is Our Story, is a riveting story that will leave you breathless. With twists and turns in every chapter and even chapters through the killer’s perspective. No one knows exactly what happened the morning the River Point …

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Books for Teens Need – Teen Review

Need – Teen Review

A teen review of Need by Joelle Charbonneau. The book Need is focused mainly on a website called need.com.  The site itself is harmless, but what lies after you place your “need” is something more sinister. Kaylee, Nate and DJ are the main characters and the story mainly revolves around them making decisions and the …

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Books for Teens Soldier Boys – Teen Review

Soldier Boys – Teen Review

Teen review of Soldier Boys by Dean Hughes. Dieter Hedrick, age ten and a member of the Jungvolk and Spencer Morgan, age fifteen, a regular boy who lives in Utah with his family are on opposite sides of the war, but lean they have more similarities than differences. Dieter grew up on Germany, indoctrinated into …

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Books for Teens Looking for Alaska – Teen Review

Looking for Alaska – Teen Review

Teen review of Looking for Alaska by John Green. Miles “pudge” Halter is a little bit of a loner.  He doesn’t have many friens and is kind of a boring guy. Pudge decided to join a boarding school just like his father did.  On the way there, he and his parents discuss rules: no smoking, …

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