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Em

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix (followed by Deathly Hallows and then on down the list) by J.K. Rowling

The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins

The Book Thief by Markuz Zusak

Paper Towns by John Green

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okorafor

Nothing by Janne Teller

Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Alicia

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

Foxfire by Joyce Carol Oates

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

The Earth, My Butt and Other Big, Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The Hunger Games (series) by Suzanne Collins

*Manifesta: Young Woman, Feminism and the Future by Jennifer Baumgartner and Amy Richards (*an extra – not “literature”, more of a guide book)

Note: We are aware that some of these titles are more children’s or adult lit than YA (we love crossovers), but we swear you will love them anyway.