Teen Links


Teens’ Top Ten:
Where teens choose the winners. Read from this list and vote for your favorite books during Teen Read Week!

Do Something:
Ways for teens to get involved in the world

Internet Public Library Teenspace:
Homework help, life issues, entertainment, sports and more

Teen Advice Online:
A place to go for advice about pretty much anything

Reading Rants:
Out of the ordinary booklists for teens

http://www.edutrek.com: For help with your college search

No Flying, No Tights:
Graphic novel and manga reviews

Teen Ink:
Written for teens by teens

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North Reading Middle School

6th Grade:

Little Women (abridged version is acceptable), by Louisa May Alcott

Inheart, by Cornelia Funke

Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

7th Grade:
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi

The Shakespeare Stealer, by Gary Blackwood

Murder in Mesopotamia, by Agatha Christie

Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

Olive’s Ocean, by Kevin Henkes

The Lord of the Rings Series (choose any one in the series), by J.R.R. Tolkein

8th Grade: Pick one
Matched, by Allie Condie

The Road to Paris, by Nicki Grimes

The Notorious Benedict Arnold, by Steve Sheinkin

Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos

Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys


North Reading High School
Students have to read two books: the required book for their grade plus one more book from the four options for their grade.

 9th Grade –

A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans by W. Bruce Cameron (required)

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Soldier X, by Don Wulffson


10th Grade

Something Like Normal, by Trish Doller

Boy 21, by Matthew Quick (required)

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot By the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

I Am The Messenger, by Markus Zusak


11th Grade

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Unwind, by Neil Schusterman (required)

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang


12th Grade

Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson

A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini (required)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

Maus I & II: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman