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Good Young Adult Books

Discussion in 'Bred Any Good Rooks Lately? (Suggested Reading)' started by Walter o'Dim, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    So, you were a stalker from a young age.....good to know. ;)
  2. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Dirty Pirate Hooker Moderator

  3. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Dirty Pirate Hooker Moderator

    Ha! She was an observer of the human condition, not unlike an anthropologist. yeah, that's what it was.
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  4. AnnaRose

    AnnaRose Well-Known Member

    I just started Lord of the Flies and it's amazing!
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  5. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    I love that book. I first read it when it was assigned in school, but have reread a few times.
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...and scary as hell...
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  7. Narvic

    Narvic Well-Known Member

    Glad to see someone posted Holes. That was a super fun read. Movie could not do it justice, although I would say they tried admirably. Also good is anything by Madeline L'Engle and Piers Anthony (especially A Spell For Chameleon).
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  8. Narvic

    Narvic Well-Known Member

    how about "I Am the Cheese"? sad story :cool2:
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  9. xkittyx

    xkittyx Unfound

    I read Holes earlier this year, or maybe late last year. I enjoyed it :joyous:
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  10. goathunter

    goathunter Well-Known Member

    That was also published under the title Escape from Warsaw, which is how I know it. Great book.

    I also loved, and re-read a few years ago and still loved, My Brother Sam Is Dead, by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier.

    My Brother Sam is Dead :: The History of Redding's Guide to the Novel

    Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book
    Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

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  11. Lord Tyrion

    Lord Tyrion Well-Known Member

    One of the few books I read that stuck with me as a middle school student was the 'Westing Game' by Ellen Raskin. I love mysteries and that one was done very well.
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  12. AnnaRose

    AnnaRose Well-Known Member

    It is twisted; that's exactly what I love about it.
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  13. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    The Pigman by Paul Zindel. Even wrote an essay about it in college.
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  14. Kurben

    Kurben The Fool on the Hill

    Why not read her actual diary. It is quite real. But be sure to get the full version. Her father edited out a few thoughts about the mother he didn't like and some thoughts about her waking sexuality. If she had survived she could very well have been a good writer or journalist. I read it first in School but reread sometimes. It is an important document at the same time as it is a good read.
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  15. EMTP513

    EMTP513 Well-Known Member

    All seven Harry Potter books
    The Hobbit
    The Nightmare Room (It might not be a book, I've seen it on the kids network)
    Christopher Pike and R.L Stine, except for Goose Bumps - that's strictly geared toward people under 13.
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  16. DiO'Bolic

    DiO'Bolic Not completely obtuse

    The Fault In Our Stars is pretty popular right now.
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