Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek. A touchingly honest, candidly hysterical memoir from breakout teen author Maya Van Wagenen Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at "pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here," Maya Van Wagenen decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell.
Each year, YALSA’s Morris Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature. The award winner will be announced at the ALA Midwinter Meeting Youth Media (Y
The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice by Zak Ebrahim: Though subjected to a violent, intolerant ideology throughout his childhood, his father co-masterminded the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, Ebrahim did not become radicalized and now dedicates his life to speaking out against terrorism and spreading his message of peace and nonviolence. #Book #Memoir #Nonviolence
NO SUMMIT OUT OF SIGHT The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits by Jordan Romero, Linda LeBlanc - Age Range: 12 - 16 - "Romero's incredible, inspiring story may not inspire all readers to become record-setting mountaineers, but it will motivate them to set sights on goals of their own to achieve. (Nonfiction)"