Attention, Boys and Girls!

Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change

[Bonnie Burton].

Nonfiction

FOR:  Teen girls in middle school and high school, especially anyone who has had to deal with bullies.

As a companion book to Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott, the next book I recommend for middle and high school girls is the nonfiction guidebook, Girls Against Girls: Why We are Mean to Each Other by Bonnie Burton. In this hip commentary, the author researches why girls are mean to each other and offers teens ways to cope wit...


Boys, bears, and a serious pair of hiking boots

Abby McDonald.

Chick Lit

Can a boy-hungry Jersey girl survive the wilds of Canada with her eco-identity intact? The author of "Sophomore Switch" is back with a witty new novel.


Boys, girls, and other hazardous materials

Rosalind Wiseman.

Looking for a new beginning after a terrible mean girl past, Charlie Healey realizes there's no escaping high school drama. Charlie Healey thinks Harmony Falls is the beginning of a whole new life. Middle school was brutal. But high school is Charlie's big chance to start over and stay out of drama, except that on her first day she runs into Will, her ex--best friend, who had moved away. Now a varsity athlete and hotter than Charlie remembered, W...


Some girls are

Courtney Summers.

Climbing to the top of the social ladder is hard--falling from it is even harder. Regina Afton used to be a member of the Fearsome Fivesome , an all-girl clique both feared and revered by the students at Hallowell High... until vicious rumors about her and her best friend's boyfriend start going around. Now Regina's been "frozen out" and her ex-best friends are out for revenge. If Regina was guilty, it would be one thing, but the rumors are far f...


Summer girls

Hailey Abbott.

Romance

Slather on your sunscreen and slip on your shades! The NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Summer Boys series spins off into a hot new era--and an even hotter new summer! In SUMMER BOYS, Beth, Ella, and Kelsi ruled Pebble Beach. Now it's time for 3 new girls to rock the summer. JESSICA: Liam is the cutest guy I've ever seen and he loves the beach as much as I do. So how do I show him I'd make a better girlfriend than friend? GREER I could be tanning on gl...


The teen girl's gotta-have-it guide to money : getting smart about making it, saving it, and spending it

by Jessica Blatt with Variny Paladino ; illustrated by Cynthia Frenette.

Nonfiction

Girls everywhere recognize the most challenging social situations: being the one loser sitting alone at lunch. Attending family picnics only to be the one person younger than "ancient." Having hairy legs. Or no bra. Or too big a bra. Or too small a bra. OMG, "nooooo"! The teen years are invariably fraught with happiness-hampering problems large and little. Thank goodness "The Teen Girl' s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Social Survival "is here at last, p...


Ready or not? : a girl's guide to making her own decisions about dating, love, and sex

Tina Radziszewicz ; illustrated by Kathryn Lamb.

Nonfiction

Sex. So many questionsÃ?--so hard to actually ask them! Finding the right moment, not to mention the right person to ask, can be a nightmare. Well, look no further! This essential guide tells you everything you need to know about your body, his body, what boys say (and what they really mean), virginity, dating, contraception, STDs, pregnancyÃ?--and more. Taking a relationship further is ahugestep and it's essential to know all the facts before ...


The treasure map of boys : Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon--and me, Ruby Oliver

E. Lockhart.

Romance

In this companion novel to "The Boyfriend List" and "The Boy Book," Ruby struggles to secure some sort of mental health, to understand what constitutes a real friendship, and to find true love--if such a thing exists.


Summer boys

Hailey Abbott.

Romance

From the creators of GOSSIP GIRL comes a fresh, edgy take on teenage romance. Three interconnected stories explore the different stages of love over the course of one summer on the seashore. It's summer. It's hot. And it's time to hook up. Cousins Ella, Beth, and Jamie are at their family's beach house, and they're gearing up for the wildest time of their lives. Sassy Ella is majorly crushing on a cute older boy -- who just happens to be her sist...


Boys r us : a Clique novel

by Lisi Harrison.

Romance

Massie Block: After disbanding the Pretty Committee, Massie takes charge like Visa, forming OCD's hawtest clique yet: Massie And Crew. Even though money can't buy love, it can buy new friends . . . or at least model-actresses who will act like your besties until you get real ones. Lights, camera, MACtion! Alicia Rivera: Hearts her new role as alpha of the Soul-M8s, BOCD's first ever boy-girl clique. But when the boys head back to the newly renova...


The "what's happening to my body?" book for boys

Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras ; drawings by Simon Sullivan.

Nonfiction

To help boys realize that they are not alone in their concerns as they go through their transformation to manhood, they need information, and this is the best book to give and share with them. This bestselling classic, written by an experienced educator in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, has sold over 400,000 copies and been translated into 12 languages. The introduction is for the parent, the book for the young man. Readers will be comfort...


The what's happening to my body? book for girls : a growing up guide for parents and daughters

Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras ; drawings by Claudia Ziroli and Jackie Aher.

Nonfiction

One of the ALA's Best Books for Young Adults -- Madaras's bestselling classic (over 400,000 copies sold), written with her daughter, Area (then 13), covers the body's changing size and shape, breasts, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, pubic hair, and puberty in boys; it includes vital information on AIDS, STDs, and birth control appropriate for 9- to 15-year-olds. Intended for adults and youngsters to share, it includes an introductio...


Dreams of Significant Girls

Cristina Garcia

Multicultural Fiction

Shirin is an Iranian princess; Ingrid, a German-Canadian eccentric; and Vivien, a Cuban-Jewish New Yorker culinary phenom. The three are roommates at a Swiss boarding school, where they spend their summers learning more than French and European culture. As the girls' paths cross and merge--summers together, school years separate--they navigate social and cultural differences and learn the confusing and conflicting legacies of their families' past...