YA Books

A list of Young Adult books, both new and classic. Appropriate for ages 14 and older.  Arranged alphabetically by author’s last name.


Adams, Douglas: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Adams, Richard: Watership Down

Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women

Alexander, Lloyd: The Chronicles of Prydain

Anderson, Hans Christian: Complete Fairy Tales

Anderson, Kevin: Star Wars-Young Jedi Knights

Anderson, Kevin: Star Wars-The Jedi Academy Trilogy

Anderson, M.T.: Feed

Angeli, Marguerite de: The Door in the Wall

Anonymous: Go Ask Alice

Anonymous: The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights

Atwood, Margaret: The Haindmaid’s Tale

Austen, Jane: Persuasion

Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey

Avi: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle


Babbitt, Neal: Tuck Everlasting

Bagnold, Enid: National Velvet

Baum, L. Frank: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Beatty, Patricia: Wait for Me, Watch for Me, Eula Bee

Berry, Julie: The Amaranth Enchantment

Blackstock, Terry: Covenant Child  

Bois, William Pene du: The Twenty-One Balloons

Bradbury, Ray: Fahrenheit 451

Brontë, Charlotte: Emma

Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre

Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights

Bruchac, Joseph: Sacajawea

Bryant, Bonnie: The Saddle Club

Bryant, Bonnie: Pine Hollow Series

Burnett, Frances Hodgson: The Secret Garden

Burnett, France Hodgson:  A Little Princess


Card, Orson Scott: Ender’s Game

Carroll, Lewis: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Carson, Rae: Fire and Thorns

Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote

Chima, Cinda Williams: The Seven Realms Series

Ciencin, Scott & Others: The Dinotopia Series

Cleaver, Vera: Where the Lilies Bloom

Collins, Suzanna: The Hunger Games

Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness

Costain, Thomas: The Silver Chalice

Crane, Stephen: The Red Badge of Courage

Creech, Sharon: Walk Two Moons

Croggon, Alison: The Books of Pellinor

Collins, Wilkie: The Moonstone

Collins, Wilkie: The Woman in White

Crossan, Sarah: Breathe


Dashner, John: The Maze Runner

Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe

Delacroix, Claire: To Weave a Web of Magic

Dickens, Charles: Oliver Twist

Dickens, Charles: David Copperfield

Dickens, Charles: Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles: Great Expectations

Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Dumas, Alexander: The D’Artagnan Romances

Duncan, Lois: Daughters of Eve


Edwards, Janet: Earth Girl Series

Eliot, George: Daniel Deronda

Eliot, George: Middlemarch

Engdahl, Sylvia: Elana Series


Fisher, Catherine: Incarceron Series

Fitzgerald, Scott: The Great Gatsby

Flanagan, John: The Ranger’s Apprentice Series

Flanagan, John: Brotherband Chronicles

Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary

Forsyth, Kate: Bitter Greens

 Foster, Alan Dean: The Hand of Dinotopia

Friedman, Michael Jan: Mrs. Mike


Gaiman, Neal: The Graveyard Book

Garcia, Kami: The Caster Chronicles

Gaskell, Elizabeth: North and South

Gaughen, A.C.: Scarlet Series

Gibbons, Stella: Cold Comfort Farm

Golding, William: Lord of the Flies

Goldman, William: The Princess Bride

Green, John: The Fault in Our Stars

Grimm Brothers:  Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Guin, Ursula K.: The Earthsea Cycle


Hale, Shannon: Princess Academy

Hale, Shannon: The Goose Girl

Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter

Hickman, Homer: Rocket Boys

Hillenbrand, Laure: Seabiscuit

Hilton, James: Good-Bye, Mr. Chips

Hinton, SE: The Outsiders

Hoffman, Mary: Stravaganza

Homer: The Iliad

Homer: The Odyssey

Huxley, Aldous: Brave New World


Irving, Washington: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow


Jacques, Brian: The Redwall Series

Johansen, Erika: The Queen of the Tearling


Kagawa, Julia: The Iron Fey

Keyes, Daniel: Flowers for Algernon

Kindl, Patrice: Goose Chase

Kongsburg, E.L.: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler


L’Engle, Madeleine: A Wrinkle in Time Quintet

Larke, Glende: The Watergivers

Lee, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird

Levine, Gail Carson: Ella Enchanted

Lewis, C.S.: The Chronicles of Narnia

London, Jack: White Fang

London, Jack: The Call of the Wild

Lowry, Lois: Number the Stars

Lowry, Lois: The Giver


Maas, Sarah: The Throne of Glass

Marchetta, Melina: Lumatere Chronicles

Maurier, Daphne du: Rebecca

McCusker, Paul: Adventures in Odyssey-Passages

McKinley, Robin: Damar

Melville, Herman: Moby-Dick

Montgomery, L.M.: Anne of Green Gables

Murasaki: The Tale of Genji


Nelson, OT: The Girl Who Owned a City


O’Dell, Scott: The Island of the Blue Dolphin

Orwell, George: 1984

Orwell, George: Animal Farm


Paolini, Christopher: The Inheritance Cycle

Paulson, Gary: Brian’s Saga

Peretti, Frank: The Veritas Project

Pyle, Howard: The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood


Revis, Beth: Across the Universe

Rhodes, Morgan: Falling Kingdoms

Roth, Veronica: Divergent

Rowling, JK: Harry Potter


Shakespeare, William: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Shannon, Samantha: The Bone Season

Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein

Smith, Dodie: The Hundred and One Dalmatians

Snelling, Lauraine: High Hurdles

Snyder, Maria: Study Series

Snyder, Maria: Healer

Snyder, Maria: Glass

Speare, Elizabeth George: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Stockum, Hilda van: The Winged Watchman

Sutcliffe, Rosemary: The Dolphin Ring Cycle

Sutcliffe, Rosemary: The Roman Britain Trilogy

Swift, Jonathan: Gulliver’s Travels


Taylor, Mildred: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cries

Tolkien, J.RR: The Hobbit

Tolstoy, Leo: Anna Karenina

Tolstoy, Leo:  War and Peace

Tolstoy, Leo: The Death of Ivan Ilych

Turner, Nancy: Sarah Agnes Prine Series

Twain, Mark: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court


Verne, Jules: Extraordinary Voyages


White, TH: The Once and Future King

Wodehouse, P.G.: Jeeves Series

Wrede, Patricia: Lyra Series

Wyss, Johann David: The Swiss Family Robinson


Zusak, Markus: The Book Thief


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