Smart Reads for Teens [SHOWING SLIDE 9 OF 12]

Who are we kidding? There may be more adults reading the recently published books on this week’s list than teens. These books wrestle with all the big questions: identity, race, sexuality, war. We hope teens read them too, but whatever your age, they deserve a spot on your list of books to read next.

WHY WE TOOK THE CAR by Wolfgang Herrndorf
Kirkus Star
by Wolfgang Herrndorf, translated by Tim Mohr

"In his first novel translated into English, Herrndorf sits squarely and triumphantly at the intersection of literary tall tale and coming-of-age picaresque. (Fiction. 14-17)"
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