Favorite Kid Lit/YA Fiction

Authors: M.T. Anderson, Linda Buckley-Archer, Juianna Baggot, Suzanne Collins, Susan Cooper, Cory Doctorow, Kate DiCamillo, John Green, Bruce Hale, James Howe, Brian Jacques, George Orwell, Elizabeth Marie Pope, John Scieszka, Elizabeth Wein, Elvira Woodruff, Marcus Zusak

Please note that the line between children's and young adult books as well as the line between young adult and adult books can be very subjective - the books on this list span all age groups.

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Dystopian Fiction

M.T. Anderson (YA)

By M.T. Anderson

Cory Doctorow (YA)

Little Brother
By Cory Doctorow

Julianna Baggot (YA)

Pure (The Pure Trilogy)
By Julianna Baggott
Fuse (Pure Trilogy)
By Julianna Baggott
Burn (Pure Trilogy)
By Julianna Baggott

George Orwell

1984 (Signet Classics)
By George Orwell
Animal Farm
By George Orwell

Suzanne Collins (YA)


Kate DiCamillo

Brian Jacques

Historical Fiction

Elizabeth M. Pope

The Sherwood Ring
By Elizabeth Marie Pope

Marcus Zusak (YA)

The Book Thief
By Markus Zusak

E. Wein (YA)

Code Name Verity
By Elizabeth Wein
Rose Under Fire
By Elizabeth Wein

Humorous Fiction

Bruce Hale

James Howe

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Fractured Fairy Tales

Realistic Fiction

John Green (YA)

Will Grayson, Will Grayson
By John Green, David Levithan
Looking for Alaska
By John Green

Melina Marchetta (YA)

Jellicoe Road
By Melina Marchetta

Time Travel

L. Buckley-Archer

Susan Cooper

King of Shadows
By Susan Cooper



John Scieszka

Elvira Woodruff