Books by Julie Anne Peters

Released: April 24, 2012

"Fails to dazzle. (Fiction. 12 & up) "
A ho-hum and largely affectless take on what is now well-trodden ground in LGBT teen fiction. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

Kicked out of her father's house for being a lesbian, Alyssa adjusts to small-town life with the mother she barely knows.

Carly, who had Alyssa when she was a teenager, works as a stripper and lives, to Alyssa's suspicion and surprise, in a $4 million house. Read full book review >

RAGE by Julie Anne Peters
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

GRL2GRL by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

Peters portrays a variety—but an inadequate one—of queer teenage girls. Read full book review >

BETWEEN MOM AND JO by Julie Anne Peters
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2006

After his two mothers' marriage ends in divorce, 14-year-old Nick recalls key moments from his rocky childhood. Read full book review >

FAR FROM XANADU by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

Excellent characterization makes this piece shine. Read full book review >

LUNA by Julie Anne Peters
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2004

Groundbreaking, finely tuned realism about a transsexual teen. Read full book review >

KEEPING YOU A SECRET by Julie Anne Peters
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2003

Holland's life is directed by those around her, her Mom, boyfriend, even her school's career counselor. Read full book review >

A SNITCH IN THE SNOB SQUAD by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

This third installment in the Snob Squad adventures lives up to its predecessors (Define Normal, 2000, etc.) by again blending humor with depth. Read full book review >

Released: April 1, 1999

The Snob Squad is back (Revenge of the Snob Squad, 1998) and this time the four elementary-age outcasts need to come up with a project for the science fair. Read full book review >

REVENGE OF THE SNOB SQUAD by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1998

Peters (How Do You Spell GEEK?, 1996, etc.) chronicles the trials and triumphs of a group of misfits, who call themselves the Snob Squad and take on the Neon Nikes, sixth grade's ruling clique. Read full book review >

HOW DO YOU SPELL GEEK? by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

Decent Ann is assigned to show around Lurlene Brueggemeyer— the geek of the title, a home-schooled new girl with cowboy boots and weird hair. Read full book review >

B.J.'S BILLION-DOLLAR BET by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

From the author of The Stinky Sneakers Contest (1992), another Springboard Book featuring ordinary kids and their extraordinary mishaps. B.J.'s Mom has won the lottery but can't find the ticket. Read full book review >

THE STINKY SNEAKERS CONTEST by Julie Anne Peters
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

Peters debuts with a ``Springboard Book'' about a contest that surely could never be—but that will certainly elicit gleeful giggles. Read full book review >