Quick Summer Reads for Teens Under 200 Pages


Dead Girls Don't Write Letters Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters
By Giles, Gail
2004-08 – Simon Pulse
9780689866241
From the acclaimed author of “Shattering Glass.” When Sunny Reynolds’s sister, Jazz, dies in a fire, the family falls apart. Soon, “Jazz” comes home, and everything returns to normal. But Sunny knows this girl is not her sister. Who is she? And what does she want? …More
Playing in Traffic Playing in Traffic
By Giles, Gail
2004-09 – Roaring Brook Press
1596430052
Why has multi-pierced, multi-tattooed Skye Colby, the sexy and weird Goth Girl, singled out Matt, an almost invisible nobody, for special attention? This gripping page-turner propels readers from one surprising revelation to the next–right to the shocking ending. …More
Fat Kid Rules the World Fat Kid Rules the World
By Going, K. L.
2004-11 – Speak
9780142402085
This Michael L. Printz Honor Book and “School Library Journal” Best Book of the Year is an engaging debut–the story of two unlikely friends who meet when a high-school dropout talks a boy out of suicide and who ultimately save each other. …More
Invisible Invisible
By Hautman, Pete
2006-11 – Simon Pulse
9780689869037
In this chilling look inside the mind of a loner, the author of the National Book Award winner “Godless” crafts a compelling novel that will have readers guessing until its explosive end. …More
Jumped Jumped
By Williams-Garcia, Rita
2011-01 – Amistad Press
9780060760939
An acclaimed Coretta Scott King Honor author delivers a fast-paced, gritty narrative about the intertwined lives of three girls during one violent day in an urban high school. A National Book Award finalist. …More

Watch for more reading suggestions of books under 200 pages next Saturday July 2nd.

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  1. Pingback: A Round-Up of Stories by Rita Williams-Garcia « Allison's Book Bag

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