23 Books for Your Perfect Young Adult Summer Reading List
Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen in years. In fact, if you've left high school behind, you don't have to read Beowulf between now and September, which frees up time to check out the YA titles below. And if you're really paranoid about fellow beachgoers judging your teen-title, there's always the anonymity of a cover-less ereader. Award Winners It's not really judging a book by it's cover if you judge it by the impressively shiny seals adorning its cover. 1. This is the story of "Shorty"-a 15-year-old boy trapped in a collapsed hospital during the earthquake in Haiti. 2. Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. 3. 4. Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. 5. The Movies 6. 7. 8. 9. The Crossovers 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.