Great Gift Books for Teens and Young Adults

A Listmania! list by Cheryl Laguine
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The list author says: "These are "keeper" books, not fad books they'll eventually give away."
To Kill a Mockingbird
1.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
$4.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,103 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Catcher in the Rye
2.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
$8.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,009 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

A Separate Peace
3.  A Separate Peace by John Knowles
$8.58   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (994 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Giver
4.  The Giver by Lois Lowry
Used & New from: $0.71
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,551 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner)
5.  An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner) by Mark Wakely
$11.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Lord of the Flies
6.  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,186 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Book Thief
7.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
$8.52   Used & New from: $1.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15,416 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Animal Farm: Centennial Edition
8.  Animal Farm: Centennial Edition by George Orwell
$11.59   Used & New from: $1.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,517 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Fahrenheit 451
9.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,424 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
10.  Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,892 customer reviews)

The Old Man and The Sea
11.  The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
$6.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (810 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Outsiders
12.  The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
$8.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,387 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)
13.  A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) by Madeleine L'Engle
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,777 customer reviews)

How I Live Now
14.  How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
$8.89   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Feed
15.  Feed by M. T. Anderson
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (392 customer reviews)

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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party
16.  The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson
$9.45   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Pigman
17.  The Pigman by Paul Zindel
$8.89   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (442 customer reviews)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
18.  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
$12.34   Used & New from: $1.96
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (964 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Walk Two Moons
19.  Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Used & New from: $3.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,142 customer reviews)

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Hatchet
20.  Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,364 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Kira-Kira
21.  Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Nothing But The Truth
22.  Nothing But The Truth by Avi
$5.71   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (729 customer reviews)

Bridge to Terabithia
23.  Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
$6.29   Used & New from: $1.76
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,316 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Day No Pigs Would Die
24.  A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (339 customer reviews)

The House on Mango Street
25.  The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
$17.84   Used & New from: $0.50
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (929 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Chocolate War
26.  The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
$8.89   Used & New from: $2.62
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (476 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Running Out of Time
27.  Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (352 customer reviews)

Monster
28.  Monster by Walter Dean Myers
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (871 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Hoops
29.  Hoops by Walter Dean Myers
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

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Looking for Alaska
30.  Looking for Alaska by John Green
Used & New from: $2.62
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,936 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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The First Part Last
31.  The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
$8.84   Used & New from: $3.91
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)

Tears of a Tiger
32.  Tears of a Tiger by Sharon M. Draper
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (395 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Great Wide Sea
33.  The Great Wide Sea by Madaline Herlong
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Knights of the Hill Country
34.  Knights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp
Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Their Eyes Were Watching God
35.  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
$12.39   Used & New from: $2.84
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (954 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Forged by Fire
36.  Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews)

The House of the Scorpion
37.  The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (550 customer reviews)

My Brother Sam Is Dead
38.  My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (447 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fever 1793
39.  Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
$5.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (703 customer reviews)

Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade, Book 1)
40.  Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade, Book 1) by Virginia Euwer Wolff
$8.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
what if lord of the flies had only girls on the island? 8 Nov 18, 2014
Catcher in the Rye should be banned... 90 Oct 14, 2014
what to read after To Kill A Mockingbird???????? 27 Oct 9, 2014
Is The Giver appropriate for a class of 10-year-olds? 73 Sep 16, 2014
Does Jonas die? 25 Aug 6, 2014
why are these novels banned? 11 Jun 26, 2014
The Book Thief 0 May 23, 2014
Want to cancel book in basket 1 May 19, 2014
E-Book broken, last pages missing 4 May 5, 2014
this book sucks 52 Mar 29, 2014
Inappropriate material for 7th/8th Grade? 28 Mar 14, 2014
Looking for a book that is a mix of King Solomon's Mines and Ruins... 1 Jan 28, 2014
 
   

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