Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: The multi-award-winning international bestseller One: WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016 Fangirl The Henna Wars
Long Way Down: ‘A masterpiece.’ Angie Thomas Northern Lights Carry On Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: The multi-award-winning international bestseller
One: WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016 Fangirl The Henna Wars Long Way Down: ‘A masterpiece.’ Angie Thomas
Northern Lights Carry On Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: The multi-award-winning international bestseller One: WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016

8 Of The Best YA Books About Growing Up

By The Bookery

8 Of The Best YA Books About Growing Up

By The Bookery

Hand-picked by our Work Experience Teen: Amelie!

 

"This is a selection of our favourite young adult books that focus of growing up and exploring the world around us. They are about teenagers from all walks of life and range from fantasy to real life, and are guaranteed to be gripping reads!"

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: The multi-award-winning international bestseller

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: The multi-award-winning international bestseller

Benjamin Alire Saenz

£8.99 £8.54

Aristotle is 14 when he when he meets Dante, a scrawny boy who offers to teach him to swim. It’s a heart-warming book about identity, and two boys exploring the world around them.

One: WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016

One: WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016

Sarah Crossan

£8.99 £8.54

“One”, Winner of the Carnegie medal 2016, is a verse novel which follows the story of grace and Tippi, conjoined twins, and the unique problems they must face. This book is best read with a big box of tissues, but it’s worth it!

Fangirl

Fangirl

Rainbow Rowell

£9.99 £9.49

When socially awkward Cath moves to university, she must learn to live without Wren, her more outgoing twin, manage having a loud roommate, and keep up with her writing alongside regular assignments. This is a brilliant story about love, family, and fanfiction!

The Henna Wars

The Henna Wars

Adiba Jaigirdar

£7.99 £7.59

“The Henna Wars” is a light-hearted rom com that follows the story of Nishat and Flavia as they compete in a school competition to create a successful business. It tackles themes of cultural appropriation, race, and homophobia, while still being a delightfully upbeat read!

Long Way Down: ‘A masterpiece.’ Angie Thomas

Long Way Down: ‘A masterpiece.’ Angie Thomas

Jason Reynolds and Chris Priestley

£8.99 £8.54

“Long Way Down” takes place in a lift as Will hardens his resolve to take revenge on his brother’s killer. Each chapter brings a different character from Will’s past to challenge his decision. This book is fast paced tense and will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Philip Pullman and Chris Wormell

£8.99 £8.54

“Northern Lights” follows the story of 12-year-old lyra who lives in an alternate version of Oxford, where a person’s spirit takes form as an animal. One day lyra’s best friend, Will, is snatched from his home and Lyra must set out to track him down. This book is beautifully written, has satisfyingly complex characters, and a uniquely intricate world that will not let you go!

Carry On

Carry On

Rainbow Rowell

£9.99 £9.49

Simon Snow is arguably the worst chosen on to have ever been prophesised. He can’t control his magic, The Mage (his mentor) is avoiding him, and magic has been disappearing from across Britain. This book will make you laugh, cry and root for the characters from the first page!

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