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Young Adult Books

Find book recommendations and reading lists for young adults.

Books for Younger Teens

Books for Younger TeensBridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm. Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing older. read more

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal, Grade 7

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal, Grade 7This semi-autobiographical journal/cartoon book by Jeff Kinney — in the guise of seventh-grader Greg Heffley — is available only online, with new pages added each day. Kids can follow the hilarious trials and tribulations of Greg by logging in daily. Enrichment Activities An Interview with Jeff Kinney read more

Inside the Wimpy Kid Series

Is your child a Wimpy Kid fan? Get the scoop on the books, the author, and the feature films based on the hit series. Written by Family Education's own Jeff Kinney, these webcomics-to-books have captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. Perfect for reluctant readers, especially boys, the books and films portray the everyday struggles and silliness of life as an awkward middle-schooler. read more

Lord of the Rings Quiz

Extend your appreciation of The Lord of the Rings movies with this quiz about the first book in J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy. read more

Mystery Writers Quiz

Can you solve the mystery of these famous writers of detective fiction? read more

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Quiz

It's the fourth book in the Twilight saga, by Stephenie Meyer. How much do you know about Breaking Dawn? read more

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Quiz

It's the third book and movie in the Twilight series. How much do you know about New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer? read more

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Quiz

It's the second book and movie in the Twilight series. How much do you know about New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer? read more

The Twilight Series: Untangled

The Twilight series has unleashed a world-wide vampire craze and spawned a trend of vampire-related books, movies, and TV shows. You've most likely heard of, if not read, the four books, and/or seen the major motion pictures. For all the moms out there who don't understand what the fuss is about; just pick up the books and you'll have a thirst for more! Read on, my fellow "Twilighters," for more about this fang-tastic phenomenon. Warning: Spoiler alert! read more

Twilight Quiz

How much do you know about Edward Cullen, Bella Swan, and the vampires that make up Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series? Take the quiz! read more

Vampire Fever

Vampires have always been popular in the media, but now it seems like the blood-sucking creatures are everywhere you turn! To make sure young eyes aren't peeping at overly scary scenes, we've provided a list of age-appropriate vampire books, TV shows, and movies. Now everyone in the family can get a bite of the action! Also, enjoy our quiz on the king of all vampires, Dracula. read more