12th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 12th Graders from the Weber County Library

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Stolen
Artist/Author/Cast:
Christopher, Lucy
Call Number:
F Christopher
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Gemma, a British city-dweller, is abducted while on vacation with her parents and taken to the Australian outback, where she soon realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed.

Teen Esteem: A Self-direction Manual for Young Adults
Artist/Author/Cast:
Palmer, Pat; Froehner, Melissa A.
Call Number:
YP 155.518 P1755t 2010
Description:

Without patronizing or lecturing, Teen Esteem helps teenagers develop the skills needed to handle stress, peer pressure, substance abuse, anger, and more. The third edition includes new material on being different, self-acceptance, cyber-bullying, and coping with depression (in oneself and in others).

Tempest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cross, Julie
Call Number:
F Cross
Description:

After his girlfriend Holly is fatally shot during a violent struggle, nineteen-year-old Jackson uses his supernatural abilities and travels back in time two years, where he falls in love with Holly all over again, learns that his father is a spy, and discovers powerful enemies of time who will stop at nothing to recruit him for their own purposes.

They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Call Number:
YP 322.420973 B2926t 2010
Description:

Documents the history and origin of the Ku Klux Klan from its beginning in Pulaski, Tennessee, and provides personal accounts, congressional documents, diaries, and more.

Under a Painted Sky
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lee, Stacey
Call Number:
YP F Lee
Description:
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B
Artist/Author/Cast:
Toten, Teresa
Call Number:
YP F Toten
Description:
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wolf, Allan
Call Number:
F Wolf
Description:

Recreates the 1912 sinking of the Titanic as observed by millionaire John Jacob Astor, a beautiful young Lebanese refugee finding first love, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, Captain Smith, and others including the iceberg itself.

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future
Artist/Author/Cast:
Christen, Carol; Bolles, Richard Nelson
Call Number:
YP 331.7023 C5545w 2010
Description:

A job-hunting manual for teens helps high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to finding their perfect major or job.

When the Emperor Was Divine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Otsuka, Julie
Call Number:
F Otsuka
Description:

Otsuka researched historical sources and her own grandparents' experiences as background for this spare yet poignant first novel about the ordeal of a Japanese family sent to an internment camp during World War II.

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