These reviews of titles targeted for teenagers are Jenny's 2011 picks for Twenty by Jenny.
1
Bluefish
Eighth-grader Travis—who was called "Bluefish" at his old school—begins a tenuous friendship with ... read more
2
How I Stole Johnny Depp's Alien Girlfriend
Your teen will be pulled in by this comical debut novel’s taunting title, ... read more
3
This Dark Endeavor
Kenneth Oppel (the Silverwing Trilogy) imagines the shaping of Victor Frankenstein's psyche in ... read more
4
Cleopatra’s Moon
Vicky Alvear Shecter plunges us into the captivating world of Cleopatra Selene, the ... read more
5
The Summer I Learned to Fly
Dana Reinhardt's (How to Build a House) exceptional novel captures the essence of ... read more
6
Blood Red Road
Moira Young's debut novel unfolds in prose as spare as its wind- and ... read more
7
Stupid Fast
In his first book for young adults, Geoff Herbach (The Miracle Letters of ... read more
8
Divergent
Your teen will be thinking about this harrowing and haunting first novel long ... read more
9
Delirium
Lauren Oliver (Before I Fall) takes readers into a not-too-distant future in Portland, ... read more
10
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
If your teen has heard of Amelia Earhart, it’s a good bet that ... read more
11
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom
At the end of the 19th century, the bicycle rose quickly to popularity—and ... read more
12
Hush
This emotionally riveting first novel takes us deep within the Orthodox Jewish community ... read more
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