If You Like Books About Real Girls and Real Life

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Do you like books about the trials and tribulations of teen girls? Check out these books:

Books by Joan Bauer

Books by Meg Cabot

Books by Deb Caletti

Books by Cecil Castellucci

Books by Sarah Dessen

Books by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Books by Jenny Han

Books by Wendy Mass

Books by Rainbow Rowell

Books by Dyan Sheldon

Alice McKinley series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Bestest.Ramadan.Ever by Medeia Sharif

Blindsided by Patricia Cummings

The Boy on Cinnamon Street by Phoebe Stone

Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner

Confetti Girl by Diana Lopez

Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree by Lauren Tarshis

Exile by Kevin Emerson

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Gold Medal Summer by Donna Freitas (also Gold Medal Winter)

Heaven is Paved With Oreos by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Hooked by Liz Fichera

Jessica Darling’s It List by Megan McCafferty

The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson

The List by Siobhan Vivian

A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs

Planet Middle School by Nikki Grimes

Queen of Secrets by Jenny Meyerhoff

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

The Summer I Saved the World…In 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz

Taking Off by Jenny Moss

The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer

Troy High by Shana Norris

The Tyrant’s Daughter by J.C. Carleson

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Water Balloon by Audrey Vernick

Jennifer Schultz, Youth Services, Warrenton central library

For book lists, reviews and staff suggestions for children and young adults published prior to January 2015, visit Kiddosphere, our blog about children/young adult fiction and non-fiction.









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