Recommended books for teens in the genre of realistic fiction.
Nate, who dreams of starring in a Broadway musical, concocts a plan to run away to New York to audition.
When Finley’s coach asks him to take Russ, a boy haunted by tragedy, under his wing, an unexpected friendship blossoms.
Caden is a high school student. Caden is a crewman on a pirate ship. Caden is schizophrenic.
Kyra begins plotting her escape from her polygamist community after becoming engaged to her uncle.
Twins Josh and Jordan are awesome on the court, but they soon learn that breaking the rules have awful consequences.
Bobby's life is forever changed after he becomes a father.
Piper becomes the manager for her classmates' popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along.
Ghost is a natural born runner. If he can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be headed to the Junior Olympics.
After Starr witnesses the murder of her best friend, she must find the courage to voice what really happened that night.
Orphaned pitching sensation Michael Arroyo tries to evade social services when rival Little League teams question his age.
Attempting to “fix” a fellow teen with agoraphobia, psychology major Lisa enters his world and learns he might not be broken.
With the help of his "manager," a thirteen-year-old boy sells a movie idea to a major Hollywood studio.
Three juvenile delinquents living in a halfway house find themselves on their own after their guardian loses his memory.
After a suicide attempt, Vicky finds herself recovering at a hospital where she makes an unexpected journey of healing.
Repeat eighth grader RD finds trouble when his grandfather dies and he covers it up to avoid foster care.
The eccentric and misfit Group of Five tries to create a third party to run for student government.
A teenage member of a small town congregation disappears causing Samara to withdraw from her friends and pastor father.
Rani just wants to lose herself in hip hop, but her family’s emotional abuse might make her lose herself completely.
Overwhelmed with life, Payton takes her counselor’s advice to find an object to focus her emotions on: Sean Griswold’s head.