Recommended books that were read by your peers this summer…

Beneath the Surface –Teen Summer Reading wraps up!

This year we had 41 teens signed up, reporting a total of 116 books, and probably more were actually read. About 25 prizes were distributed and we had two highly successful workshops, attended by 22 kids in total.

Here’s a short list of some highly recommended books that were read by your peers this summer:


Chomp –Hiassen

We the Children – Clements

A Single Shard – Park

Into the Wild – Hunter

Wild Man Island – Hobbs

Gunslinger Girl 1, 2,  and 3 – Yu Aida

Release of the Red Phoenix – Yoyo

Fly By Night – Hardinge

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – Taylor

Wizards at War – Duane

Uglies – Westerfeld

The Witches – Dahl

Here’s To You Rachel Robinson – Blume

Call of the Winged Panther – Yoyo

Tunnels – Gordon/Williams

Boy 2 Girl – Blacker

Fablehaven – Mull

Caught – Haddix

Mockingjay – Collins

Copper – Kibuishi

Kira-Kira – Kadohata

Trace – Cornwell

Out of the Dust – Hesse

Breadcrumbs – Ursu

Small Steps – Sachar