Teenagers' Den

Flipped, Wendelin Van Draanen, Knopf.

Flipped, Wendelin Van Draanen, Knopf.
Flipped is a coming of age story told from the point of view of two characters - Julie and Bryce, who live across the street from each other. Julie is fun and crazy and annoying to Bryce, who thinks he's way too cool. 

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Frog and Toad Are Friends, Arnold Lobel, HarperCollins.

Frog and Toad Are Friends, Arnold Lobel, HarperCollins.
From the first enchanting story to the last, these five adventures of two best friends are packed with excitement, gaiety, and tender affection. Children will find this book delightful to read and beautiful to look at, either story by story, or from cover to cover.

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Fancy Nancy, Jane O'Connor, HarperCollins.

Fancy Nancy, Jane O'Connor, HarperCollins.
Nancy is a hoot and her fastion-first message wil resonate with many budding divas.

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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel, Jeannette Walls, Scribner.

Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel, Jeannette Walls, Scribner.
An eloquent tribute to a pragmatic heroine. This book is a powerhouse—fast-moving, fearless and impossible to forget.

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We Are In A Book! Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children

We Are In A Book! Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children
This is such a darling story. The entire sypnosis is in the title but it is very amusing.

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I Like to go Exploring, Daniel Errico, Pajama Publishing Inc.

I Like to go Exploring, Daniel Errico, Pajama Publishing Inc.
There is so much out there to explore, from polar bears in the arctic to lemurs in the jungle. This is acute rhyming kids' book about wonderful, new, and sometimes odd, discoveries.

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If I Could Not Cry, Daniel Ericco, Sky Pony.

If I Could Not Cry, Daniel Ericco, Sky Pony.
A short and simple book to remind us we need to stay ourselves.

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David Livingstone, Janet Benge, Ywam Publishing.

David Livingstone, Janet Benge, Ywam Publishing.
With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing his experiences with whomever he encountered. A good read for teenagers. deeds for his kingdom and glory.   With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an...

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Memoirs of a Goldfish, Devin Scillian, Sleeping Bear Press.

Memoirs of a Goldfish, Devin Scillian, Sleeping Bear Press.
The author Devin Scillian and the illustrator Tim Bowers have put together a simple idea full of crazy characters that add so much to the story. The colorful and hilarious illustrations bring to life this quirky tale. Simple sentence structure makes for an easy read for any beginner. Parents will...

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The Day The Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Harper Collins.

The Day The Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Harper Collins.
A very original book which and gives children great ideas to draw and invent stories. 

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