Coming of Age
As Lauren's seventeenth birthday approaches, she becomes tormented by images of other girls the same age who have gone missing and have not been found.
A teenager wakes up in Penn Station with no memory, clutching Walden. Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Is the book a clue to his past?
In 1982, Laura, an American college student, spends a semester in Leningrad and has a romance with Alyosha, which adds an unexpected dimension to her growing experience.
Sixteen-year-old Brianna's one-night stand results in a pregnancy which forces her to confront her life choices.
Sixteen-year-old Imogen, a Tae Kwon Do black belt, must deal with the emotional fallout from witnessing a robbery that ended with the gunman's death.
A small town boy, about to go off to college, falls in love with a young gypsy rebelling against the restrictive Romani culture. Do they have a future together?
Nina leaves her beloved Dominic Republic for a better future in New York, but her new life is more complicated than she expected.
When Sawyer reappears in Reena's life after two years, he finds they now have a daughter, and Reena must decide what place he has in their lives.
In a brutal juvenile detention center, a fifteen-year-old boy learns harsh lessons about friendship and manhood.
When a fifteen-year-old leaves her childhood home in Japan and comes to America, she learns the power of words. Told in a series of free verse.
Sixteen-year-old Evelyn must confront the underlying causes for her unwanted pregnancy and its impact on herself, the baby, and her extended family.
In 1967 San Francisco, Joanne falls for a hippie, but her parents don't approve.
Fourteen-year-old Jason and his friends confront the corporations that are polluting and destroying their town.
In a Newfoundland village, Nix, a shy, introverted younger brother, tries to juggle family relationships among strict parents and a reckless sister. Told in free verse.
Danielle, a high school senior, has shut herself off from others following a traumatic experience. Can attending a class to improve social skills really help her?
When Jennifer, an only child, discovers that she has an aunt living in Maine, she is determined to travel and uncover her mother's hidden past and learn about her family.
Rafe, an openly gay high school boy, moves to an East Coast boarding school to try living an "unlabeled" life in order to fit in.
Tutoring students as part of his community service as retribution for a stupid prank, soccer star Tom becomes involved with the Somalis in his small town in Maine.
In New Orleans in the 1950s, seventeen-year-old Josie is desperate to leave her prostitute mother, get a college education, and make a life outside the French Quarter.
Eighteen-year-old Jack didn't want to be a father, but when he sees his newborn son, everything changes, and he sets out on an improbable journey with the baby.
Two future roommates meet via email and help each other through some complicated life changes during their last momentous summer before going away to college.
Seventeen-year-old Sarah, born with a large birthmark on her face, creates comic book heroes to confront bullying and discovers her own courage when she is abducted.
Romeo and Juliet have died, but Rosalind and Benvolio and other Capulets and Montagues still live. What happens next?
Artistically talented but overburdened, Sophie has spent much of a lifetime caring for her mentally ill mother, often at the expense of friendship and schoolwork.
When sixteen-year-old Elise, bullied and miserable, discovers a passion and the talent to be a disc jockey, it makes her life even more complicated. Will she find herself?
This story of the relationships of several gay teens and a transgender youth chronicles society's progress, but conflicts still imposed by their environment and their inner turmoil are acknowledged.
Neil, a teenager in 1990s Dublin, must come to terms with the fact that he is gay as he seeks love and acceptance from family and friends.
Three stories, set in a town near Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire, explore the impact of restless and often unhappy ghosts on young teens struggling with their own issues.
Ryan, a rugby player and the youngest junior at boarding school, lands in the dorm for troublemakers. He is not prepared for the events that unfold.