Artemis Fowl is a riveting and exciting adventure fantasy series for age 9 +. Artemis Fowl is a twelve-year-old child prodigy with a criminal mastermind, dedicating his life to leading the Fowl criminal empire, which has existed in his family for generations.
Books for Young Adults
A fantasy graphic novel about a girl and a sea monster who form an unlikely bond, helping one another learn to trust again. Guest reviewed by Nancy Richards.
With AI on the rise, being a critical thinker and reader and knowing how to read for meaning and understand how to build links between texts and ideas is vital. Reading skills are not enough and our teens are falling short in their high school years.
Fans of author Judy Bloom will love the screen adaptation of her seminal book Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Fans of author Judy Bloom will love the screen adaptation of her seminal coming of age book Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Judy Blume is revered as a pioneer of young adult literature due to her sensitive and honest portrayal of the inner lives of preteen and teen girls.
The new hate-to-love rom com from bestselling author Rachael Lippincott and debut writer Alyson Derrick, is the perfect queer romance to lose yourself in.
Spilling Ink is one of the best handbooks for young writers you’ll find, with everything from finding your writer’s voice to plotting what happens, creating your characters, choosing a narrative voice (who is telling your story) and getting into a writing practice.
The authors have put together everything a young writer needs to know.
A collection of diverse tales from creative writers, poets, artists and thinkers living with prejudice, judgement, bullying and racism that help young readers find courage and self-belief in these times.
Soul Surfer is the bestselling inspirational autobiography of a talented young surfer girl who lost her arm in a near-fatal shark attack—and triumphantly returned to competitive surfing.
A compelling, beautiful and heart breaking young adult story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die.
El Deafo is a funny and moving graphic novel memoir about a young hearing impaired girl and her adventures at school as she tries to fit in while standing out.
The Children of Blood and Bone is a highly celebrated West African inspired fantasy for young adults that mixes dark magic with adventure and deadly danger.
The story of Irma Stern, one of South Africa’s most famous artists, is shared in this wonderfully written biography, perfect for young artists and scholars.