Prepared by Lora Bruggeman, May 2003
Some annotations are reprinted from ALA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
Alphin, Elaine Marie - Counterfeit Son
Will the real Neil Lacey please stand up?
Atkins, Catherine - When Jeff Comes Home
Jeff is home after being kidnapped, but the fear hasn't
Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia - Demon in My View
When you know too much about vampires, they might just
have to kill you.
Bennett, Cherie and Jeff Gottesfeld - Anne Frank
A bump on the head leads to a dangerous trip to the past.
Cabot, Meg - The Princess Diaries
Why should a princess need to worry about geometry?
Cohn, Rachel - Gingerbread
Kind of naughty, kind of nice.
Flinn, Alex - Breathing Underwater
What do you do when you're the problem?
Giles, Gail - Shattering Glass
The price of popularity.
Haddix, Margaret Peterson - Don't
You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey
Keeping a journal of secrets.
Horowitz, Anthony - Stormbreaker
Will teen spy Alex save the day?
Klause, Annette Curtis - Blood and Chocolate
Can the werewolf pack survive Vivian's love for a
Korman, Gordon - Son of the Mob
Date in the front seat, body in the trunk.
Koss, Amy Goldman - The Girls
Who's "in" and who's "out?"
McCafferty, Megan - Sloppy Firsts
"Upper crusts, dregs, 404s, Hanger-ons".
McCormick, Patricia - Cut
Why is Callie a cutter?
Qualey, Marsha - Thin Ice
Arden refuses to believe that her older brother died in
a snowmobile accident.
Rennison, Louise - Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal
Fabitty fab fab.
Smith, Roland - Zach's
Does the witness protection program work?
Sweeney, Joyce - Players
Evil threatens to destroy the team.
Trueman, Terry - Stuck in Neutral
Will Shawn's father love him to death?
von Ziegesar, Cecily - Gossip Girl
Dishing the dirt.
*Also available in PB/YA/F