Teen Reads

Reading Lists by Theme | Book Reviews for Teens | Summer Reading Lists

 

Suggested Reading Lists by Topic 

If you like The Hunger Games- lots of great choices here if you've already read and loved The Hunger Games

Realistic Fiction- books about as close to real life as you can get

Manga- Love manga but need a new series to read? Never read manga before and don't know where to start? This list is for you!

Printz Award Winners - Awarded annually for excellence in Young Adult Literature

TAB Recommends- reading recommended by our Teen Advisory Board

Novels in Verse- longer stories told through poetry

Twilight- books for everyone who loved the Twilight series

Not YA for YA- books you might like that are not Young Adult novels

LGBTQ- books featuring charactes who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning

 

Book Reviews for Teens

Looking for something to read? These websites always have good suggestions.

Harrington Middle School Library book blog

Teenreads.com

Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

NoveList

NoveList allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest. You can explore fiction types such as mysteries, romance, science fiction, horror, and other genres. Searches can be done to find a favorite author or title in the database and use that title to find similar titles. Give it a try! Go to NoveList

 

Summer Reading Lists

Lenape High School
One Book, One School Selection:
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

AP Language and Composition (Junior AP)
In addition to the One Book, One School assignment, all AP Language and Literature students must read the following:

1984 by George Orwell 

R.W. Emerson's "Nature" 
http://transcendentalism-legacy.tamu.edu/authors/emerson/nature.html

H.D. Thoreau’s "Walking"
http://transcendentalism-legacy.tamu.edu/authors/thoreau/walking/

Neil Postman’s “Propaganda”
http://neilpostman.org/articles/etc_36-2-postman.pdf

For more information about this assignment, see Advanced Placement Language and Composition

AP Literature (Senior AP)
In addition to the One Book, One School assignment, all AP Literature students must read the following: 

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

For more information about this assignment, see Advanced Placement Literature and Composition

Visit the Lenape High School web site for information about other summer assignments. 

 

Harrington Middle School
Students may select their own summer reading titles.

Suggestions from the school media specialist for 7th graders
Suggestions from the school media specialist for8th graders 
Other suggested reading from Mount Laurel Schools