About the Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
The list is for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever reasons, do not like to read. The purpose of this list is to identify titles for recreational reading, not for curricular or remedial use.
Author: TenNapel, Doug. Publisher: GRAPHIX, 2012.
A cardboard box is a terrible birthday present until it comes to life.
Author: Fehler, Gene. Series: Travel Team. Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group, Inc/Darby Creek, 2012.
Zack wonders why the new kid on the team is getting special treatment.
Author: Ryan, Amy Kathleen. Publisher: Macmillan/St. Martin's Griffin, 2011.
They left Earth to colonize a new planet, but things have gone wrong.
My Sister's Stalker
Author: Springer, Nancy. Publisher: Holiday House, 2012.
Are the pictures of his sister from a secret admirer or a stalker?
Author: Glaser, Jason. Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group, Inc/Darby Creek, 2012.
Nick has to decide what is important-his career or the team.
This is Not a Test
Author: Summers, Courtney. Publisher: Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin, 2012.
Six teens are trapped inside a school during the zombie apocalypse.
Author: Tillit, L.B. Publisher: Saddleback Publishing/Gravel Road, 2012.
Born into a family of drug addicts, TJ finds himself struggling to stay alive.
Way to Go
Author: Ryan, Tom. Publisher: Orca Book Publishers, 2012.
Wild child, Lisa, helps Danny come to terms with his love of men and cooking
Author: Shan, Darren. Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Who is the bigger monster-Dad or the zombies?
Zombies Hate Stuff
Author: Stones, Greg. Publisher: Chronicle Books, 2012.
Get to know the likes, loves and dislikes of your favorite undead friends.