Don’t forget that this list is made up only of classic books. That is why I don’t have Twilight and many other wonderful recent books.
My 2nd list of classic books for teenagers, in alphabetical order:
- 1984 – George Orwell
- A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
- Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
- Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret – Judy Blume
- The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
- Call of the Wild – Jack London
- Captains Courageous – Rudyard Kipling
- Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
- Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
- Go Ask Alice – Anonymous
- King Solomon’s Mines – H. Rider haggard
- The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
- Marjorie Morningstar – Herman Wouk
- The Martian Chronicles – Ray Bradbury
- Night – Elie Wiesel
- Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
- The Outsiders – S.E. Hinton
- Roots – Alex Haley
- The Scarlett Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
- This Side of Paradise
I’m happy for any and all suggestions once again. Please make sure you look over the first Top 20 Classic Books for Teenagers and make sure any book you are suggesting isn’t already on that list.
See the Books label in the right sidebar for other great books for teens.