Teen High Interest

Library Closing for Thanksgiving

All locations of Kitsap Regional Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving.

By: Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
By: Bauer, Joan, 1951-
In an upstate New York farming community, high school reporter Hildy Biddle investigates a series of strange occurrences at a house rumored to be haunted.
By: Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965-
After his parents, two sisters, and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father to protect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.
By: Castellucci, Cecil, 1969-
Forced to spend two weeks in L.A. with her recovering addict father who works as a drummer for a punk rock band, Katy has little intention of doing anything else but reading her books and keeping her distance, but when things don't go as planned, Katy quickly discovers she may be more like her father than she could have ever imagined.
By: Flinn, Alex.
A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.
By: Jones, Carrie.
After her stepfather's death, Zara goes to live with her grandmother in a small town in Maine, where her new friends tell her that her odd stalker may be a pixie king, and that only "were" creatures can stop him from taking souls.
By: Koertge, Ronald.
A troubled youth with cerebral palsy struggles toward self-acceptance with the help of a drug-addicted young woman.
By: Levine, Gail Carson.
After meeting a witch, Wilma's wish for popularity comes true as she soon becomes the center of everyone's attention, yet as time goes on, Wilma begins to fear that her wish may fade and worries about what may happen if things suddenly went back to the way they were.
By: Lockhart, E.
Eager to get out of their boring town for a fun weekend in Miami, three friends jump into an old station wagon and take to the road where their very different personalities and individual dreams are revealed with every wacky twist and wrong turn they make.
By: Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)
In the not-so-distant future, when synthetic bodies and brains are possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
By: Peters, Julie Anne.
High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an unusual boy to draw her out.
By: Preller, James.
After arriving at his new school and developing a fast friendship with a boy named Griffin, seventh-grader Eric adjusts to his surroundings with ease; but when he decides to pull back after noticing Griffin's darker side as a vicious bully, things take a turn for the worse when Eric becomes Griffin's next victim.
By: Scieszka, Jon.
Babysitting mishaps, lazy summer days by the lake, and silly childhood pranks are remembered in this amusing memoir of the life of an adventurous young boy growing up in a family with six brothers.
By: Shan, Darren.
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.
By: Spafford-Fitz, Karen, 1963-
Starting a dog walking business in an attempt to impress the girls, Turk and his friends quickly become successful and soon dog-loving Carly is giving Turk newfound respect, but when the school bully finds out about their profitable business, Turk becomes concerned that he will use his might to get in on the action and ruin all his hard work.
By: Spinelli, Jerry.
Although Stargirl is shunned by many at school for her unique presence, Leo Borlock, a fellow classmate, finds her inspiring and soon finds himself head-over-heels in love.
By: Stine, R. L.
After Destiny and her twin sister Livvy become partial vampires at summer camp, they try to find the "Restorer," then Livvy wants Destiny to join her as a vampire, but Destiny wants to restore Livvy to human and bring her back home.
By: Summers, Courtney.
High school senior Parker Fadley has quit the cheerleading squad, broken up with her popular boyfriend, and is in danger of not graduating with her class, but she refuses to tell anyone what has precipitated this sudden change in her attitude and behavior, insisting that she only wants to be left alone.
By: Williams, Carol Lynch.
Forging a close bond with her older sister Lizzie after their father's death and their reluctant mother's wrenching decision to become a prostitute in order to support them, 12-year-old Hope is baffled when Lizzie suddenly stops speaking and attempts suicide.
By: Williams-Garcia, Rita.
The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved.
By: Zusak, Markus.
Tired of being the underdog, Cameron Wolfe hungers to become something worthwhile and finally finds a girl with whom he can share his words and feelings--his popular brother Rube's ex-girlfriend.
By: Jones, Kari, 1966-
Simon and his sister Ellen have to solve the mystery of the hidden treasure if they want to save the island lighthouse they call home.