These books will help kids ages 12 and up sustain the joy of reading on their own. Browse this list of new and classic books for teenagers recommended by the Quicklists Consulting Committee of the Association of Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association, and encourage a teen to read today!
The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greek Myths, Retold
Retold by Cynthia Rylant; illustrations by Carson Ellis
In a readable, compassionate style, Rylant offers modern retellings of classic myths, such as "Pandora," "Orpheus" and "Psyche." The illustrations invite young readers into each of the stories.
Harcourt, 2009. ISBN: 9780152061845