Love

Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicholson

By Louise Rennison

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Presents the humorous journal of a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood animals, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.
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Undercover

By Beth Kephart

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High school sophomore Elisa is used to observing while going unnoticed except when classmates ask her to write love notes for them, but a teacher's recognition of her talent, a "client's" desire for her friendship, a love of ice skating, and her parent's marital problems draw her out of herself.
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If you like Evernight by Claudia Gray

Here are some other titles that I hope will keep you on the edge of your seat!

 

Twilight

By Stephenie Meyer

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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
 

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All About Adoption: How Families are Made and How Kids Feel About It

By Marc Nemiroff and Jane Annunziata

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Using simple language, describes the stages of the adoption process and discusses complex feelings commonly felt by adopted children. J 362.734 Ne

Suggested for ages 4 and up

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Let's Talk About it: Adoption

By Fred Rogers and Jim Judkis (photographer)

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Discusses what it means to be part of a family and examines some feelings that adopted children may have. J 362.734 Ro

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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Seeds of Love

By Mary E. Petertyl

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Carly works through feelings of anticipation and fear when her parents travel to another country without her to adopt her baby sister.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The Chosen Baby

By Valentina P. Wasson

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Because they want to share their home with children, a couple adopt a boy and later a girl.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption

By Jean Davies Okimoto, Elaine M. Aoki and Meilo So (illustrator)

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Four very different kinds of families are followed as they travel to China to pick up their adopted daughters. Perfect detail in both text and art allows readers to share the families' excitement and the bond formed on their journey.

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Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

By Ann Warren Turner

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A boy who came from far away to be adopted by a couple in this country remembers how unfamiliar and frightening some of the things were in his new home, before he accepted the love to be found there.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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