A girl who sees ghosts wanders the seamy demimonde of Depression-era Sydney. The father of American ornithology explores the 19th-century wilderness. A boy with OCD tests the limits of his anxieties for the sake of a girl. These and the other stories we've gathered here are too good to leave just to the teenagers. Don't let them have all the fun.
"A coming-of-age story consciously reminiscent of Lolita, this multifaceted portrayal of family bonds surprises with its nuanced and sometimes-searing emotional gravity. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The summer before senior year gives Sephora Golding time to surf, work on her found-object works of art and reflect on the turn her life has taken. Read full book review >