These reviews of titles aimed at teenagers are Jenny's 2009 picks for Twenty by Jenny.

1
Graceling
In seven neighboring kingdoms, on rare occasions, a child is born whose eyes ... read more
2
If I Stay
Everything about adolescence feels intense. A boyfriend or girlfriend breaks up with us, ... read more
3
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
In the sweltering summer of 1899 in Fentress, Tex., 11-year-old Calpurnia Virginia (“Callie ... read more
4
Along for the Ride
Sarah Dessen, in her best book to date, captures the essence of a ... read more
5
Paper Towns
Here’s a book you can give to young men and women in equal ... read more
6
I Can't Keep My Own Secrets
Just try not to become obsessed with six-word phrases to sum up any ... read more
7
Tales from Outer Suburbia
Tan invites readers to consider the perils of suburban life and its numbing ... read more
8
Leviathan
Your teen may know Scott Westerfeld from his Uglies series or So Yesterday. ... read more
9
Fire
In this companion book to her riveting debut novel, Graceling, Kristin Cashore tackles ... read more
10
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Phillip Hoose won the 2009 National Book Award for this book about a ... read more
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