The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. A crime story told from the point-of-view of an autistic boy. His perceptions are as, or more, fascinating than solving the crime! My favorite Mark Haddon book.
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry. Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.
The Giver (Readers Circle (Laurel-Leaf)) Reprint Edition by Lowry, Lois published by Laurel Leaf by Lois Lowry - excellent story which I read before my two teens so we could discuss its themes together
the elite by kiera cass-( this is the second book to the selection series) 35 girls have entered the palace but now there is only six. America is lost not knowing whether she loves prince maxon or aspen but time is running out for her to decide