Top Teen Picks 2012 Book List

A Tale Dark and Grimm

By Adam Gidwitz

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Hansel and Gretel did a lot more than just stuff themselves full of candy. Enter a morbid world of macabre and horror where courage is necessary and "happily ever after" is a long ways away.
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Girl, Stolen

By April Henry

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When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father.
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Rot & Ruin

By Jonathan Maberry

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Benny Imura has grown up in a post-apocalyptic world infested with zombies. With a famous zombie killer for a brother, it’s been Benny’s dream to follow in his footsteps. But as he learns the realities of his brother’s job, he uncovers a dangerous scheme and realizes that there’s more to zombies than meets the eye.
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Trapped

By Michael Northrop

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Seven high school students are stranded at their New England high school during a week-long blizzard that shuts down the power and heat, freezes the pipes, and leaves them wondering if they will survive.
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