Fiction by Teens

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (14 years old)
In The Forests of the Night (Den of Shadows) 1999
Demon in My View (Den of Shadows) 2000
Shattered Mirror (Den of Shadows) 2001
Midnight Predator (Den of Shadows) 2002
Hawksong (The Kiesha'ra)
Snakecharm (The Kiesha'ra)
Falcondance (The Kiesha'ra)
Wolfcry (The Kiesha'ra)
Wyvernhail (The Kiesha'ra)
Persistence of Memory

Catherine Banner (14 years old)
Eyes of the King

Jennifer Lynn Barnes (19 years old)

Charlotte Bronte
the Search for Happiness

Isabelle Carmody (15 years old)
Obernewtyn 1999 Farseekers 2001

Maureen Daly (17 years old)
Seventeenth Summer 1942

Walter Farley (15 years old)
Black Stallion 1941

Miles Franklin (16 years old)
My Brilliant Career 1901

Isamu Fukui (15 years old)

Kimberly Fuller (16 years old)
Home 1998

Garcia-Williams, Rita
Blue Tights

Robert Geile (18 years old)
On Our Way : A Collection of Short Stories by Young American Filmmakers 2004

S. E. Hinton (16 years old)
Outsiders 1967

Gordan Korman (16 years old)
This Can’t Be Happening at McDonald Hall 1978

Benjamin Lebert (16 years old)
Crazy 2000

Megan McNeil Libby (16 years old)
Postcards From France 1998

Chrisopher Paolini (18 years old)
Eragon (Inheritance)
Eldest (Inheritance)

Dav Pilkey (19 years old)
World War Won 1987

Mary Shelley (19 years old)
Frankenstein 1816

The Neon Bible

Non-fiction by Teens

Gil C. Alicea (16 years old)
The Air Down Here: True Tales From a South Bronx Boyhood 1995

Irwin Cait (13 years old)
Conquering the Beast Within: How I Fought Depression and Won 1998

Zack Hample (18 years old)
How To Snag Major League Baseballs 1999

Dave Lindsay (15 years old)
Dave’s Quick and Easy Web Pages 1999

Mark Pfetzer (17 years old)
Within Reach: My Everest Story 1998

Katie Tarbox (15 years old) My Story 2000

Ned Vizzini (started in jr high)
Teen Angst? Naaah… A Quasi-autobiography 2000

Teen Voices

Dear Diary I’m Pregnant: Teenagers Talk About Their Pregnancy Annreneee Englander: compiler 1997

Girls in America: Their Stories, Their Words Carol Cassidy 2000

Hear These Voices: Youth at the Edge of the Millennium Anthony Allison 1999

No More Strangers Now: Young Voices From a New South Africa Timothy McKee: interviewer 1998

Ophelia Speaks: Adolescent girls Write About Their Search for Self Sara Shandler 1999

Picture the Girl: Young Women Speak Their Minds Audrey Shehyn 2000

Real Boys’ Voices William S. Pollack 2000

Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teens Marina Budhos 1999

The Secret Life of Teens: Young People Speak Out About Their Lives Gayatri and Michelle Patnaik, eds. 2000

Seen and Heard: Teenagers Talk About Their Lives Mary Motley Kalergis 1998

Struggle To Be Strong: True Stories By Teens About Overcoming Tough Times Desetta, Sybil, Wolin, eds.

What are You? Voices of Mixed Race Young People Pearl Guyo Gaskins, ed. 1999

Why Do They Hate Me? Young Lives Caught in War and Conflict Laurel Holliday 1999

Teen Poetry

Movin’: Teen Poets Take Voice Dave Johnson, ed. 2000

Nolan, Christopher (15 years old)
Dam-Burst of Dreams

Pain Tree and Other Teenage Angst-Ridden Poetry Esther Watson, compiler 2000

Quiet Storm: Voices of Young Black Poets (ages 13-21) Lydia Okutoro, ed. 1999

Tupac Shakur (19 years old) The Rose that Grew From Concrete 2000

You Hear Me? Poems and Writings by Teenaged Boys Betsy Franco, ed. 2000

When the Rain Sings: Poems By Young Native Americans (ages 7-17) Lee Francis, ed. 1999

Teen Diaries

Zlata Filipovic (13 years old) Zlata’s Diary: A Child’s Life in Sarajevo 1994

Anne Frank (14 years old) Diary of a Young Girl 1952

Latoya Hunter(16 years old) Diary of Latoya Hunter: My First Year in Junior High 1992

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