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Some Great Novels
Looking for some great books to read? Here's a list of some young adult novels I like. But if you aren't twelve years old yet, I recommend you hold off on reading them until you are—you'll like this stuff better when you're twelve.

(Note: books that have been newly added to this list
will have a blue starnext to them)

Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway
Be More Chill by Ned Vizzini
Big Mouth and Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates
Breathing Under Water by Alix Flinn
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowellblue star
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin
Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going
The Fault in Our Stars by John Greenblue star
Feed by M.T. Anderson
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn
Godless by Pete Hautman
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt
North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
Papertowns by John Green
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Rash by Pete Hautman
Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas
The Schwa Was Here by Neil Shusterman
A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck
Skellig by David Almond
The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Stoner and Spaz by Ron Koertge
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
Vidalia in Paris by Sasha Watson
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
If you like funny books, then read anything you can find by Joan Bauer or Louise Rennison.
If you like sports, then Chris Crutcher's books are great, especially Staying Fat For Sarah Burns and Whale Talk.
Some Great Novels
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