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Great Reads for Teens - If You Liked "The Hunger Games"

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All books shelved in the Teen Corner, alphabetically by author’s last name, unless otherwise noted.

Feed
by M. T. Anderson
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble.

Fahrenheit 451 (741.5973)
by Ray Bradbury
A graphic novel interpretation of the classic dystopian work is a visual translation of the story of fireman Guy Montag's awakening to the dark aspects of government-controlled thought & the value of philosophy and literature.

Graceling
by Kristin Cashore
In a world where some are born with extreme skills called Graces, 2 teens team up to save their land from a corrupt king.

Little Brother
by Cory Doctorow
After a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, 17-year-old Marcus decides to use his expertise in computer hacking to change the police state back to a democracy.

Gone
by Michael Grant Gone
In a small coastal California town everyone over the age of 14 disappears, setting up a battle between the remaining town residents and students from a local private school as well as some who can perform supernatural feats.
See also:
Hunger
Lies
Plague
Fear

Fragile Eternity
by Melissa Marr
Aislinn & Seth struggle with the unforeseen consequences of Aislinn's transformation from mortal girl to faery queen as the world teeters on the brink of cataclysmic violence.

Wicked Lovely
by Melissa Marr
17-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and the Winter Queen; the survival of her life and her love hang in the balance.

Skybreaker
by Kenneth Oppel
As students at the Airship Academy, an heiress, a gypsy and a daring captain team up to find a long-lost airship, rumored to carry a treasure beyond imagination.
See also:
Starclimber

The Adoration of Jenna Fox
by Mary Pearson
In the near-future, when synthetic bodies and brains are possible but illegal, a 17-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory loss, learns a startling secret about her existence.

The Dead and the Gone
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, 17-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City.

Life as We Knew It
by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Through journal entries, 16-year-old Miranda describes her family’s struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Nation
by Terry Pratchett
After a tsunami destroys all they have ever known, an island boy Mau and English aristocrat Daphne, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community.

Predator’s Gold
by Philip Reeve
In the future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, Tom and Hester hope that the ice-city Anchorage will reach the rumored haven of the Dead Continent –America – before the savage Huntsmen of Arkangel find them.

How I Live Now
by Meg Rosoff
15-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with relatives with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out & rips apart the family while devastating the land.

Leviathan
by Scott Westerfeld
In an alternate 1914 Europe, 15-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who want to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with a girl disguised as a boy to try to rescue the world from the Clankers.

Uglies
by Scott Westerfeld
Just before their 16th birthdays, when they will be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally’s best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in or never become pretty at all.
See also:
Pretties