100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

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  1. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  2. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  5. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  6. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  7. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  9. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  10. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  11. The Giver series by Lois Lowry
  12. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams
  13. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  14. Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery
  15. His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman
  16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  17. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  18. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  19. Divergent series by Veronica Roth
  20. Paper Towns by John Green
  21. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
  22. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  23. Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  24. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  26. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  27. Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
  28. Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld
  29. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
  30. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  31. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  32. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares
  33. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  34. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
  35. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
  36. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
  37. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  38. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  39. Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead
  40. Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix
  41. Dune by Frank Herbert
  42. Discworld / Tiffany Aching series by Terry Pratchett
  43. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  44. The Dark is Rising Sequence by Susan Cooper
  45. Graceling series by Kristin Cashore
  46. Forever… by Judy Blume
  47. Earthsea series by Ursula K. Le Guin
  48. The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini
  49. The Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot
  50. Song of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce
  51. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  52. Delirium series by Lauren Oliver
  53. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  54. Hush, Hush Saga by Becca Fitzpatrick
  55. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
  56. It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
  57. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray
  58. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  59. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  60. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  61. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
  62. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
  63. A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle
  64. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
  65. The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud
  66. Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead
  67. Fallen series by Lauren Kate
  68. House of Night series by P.C. Cast
  69. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  70. Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn
  71. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
  72. Unwind by Neal Shusterman
  73. The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
  74. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
  75. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  76. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
  77. Crank series by Ellen Hopkins
  78. Matched series by Ally Condie
  79. Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter
  80. The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
  81. Daughter of the Lioness / Tricksters series by Tamora Pierce
  82. I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
  83. The Immortals series by Tamora Pierce
  84. The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede
  85. Chaos Walking series by Patrick Ness
  86. Circle of Magic series by Tamora Pierce
  87. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
  88. Feed by M. T. Anderson
  89. Weetzie Bat series by Francesca Lia Block
  90. Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
  91. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series by Louise Rennison
  92. Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld
  93. The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
  94. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci by Diana Wynne Jones
  95. This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen
  96. Gone series by Michael Grant
  97. Shiver Trilogy by Maggie Stiefvater
  98. The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
  99. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
  100. Betsy-Tacy Books by Maud Hart Lovelace

Source: NPR



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