Teen Book Match

12/14/2010 - 3:18pm

If you like the Sisters Grimm series, here are some other books you might enjoy reading.

 

Beastly by Alexandra Flinn

A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.

 

Beast by Donna Jo Napoli

Elaborates on the tale of "Beauty and the Beast," told from the point of view of the beast and set in Persia.

 

Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl

08/27/2009 - 11:37am

I’m glad you enjoyed When It Happens. I haven’t read it, but I have used recommendations from other librarians (and one teen reader) to find you some books that I hope you will like.

 

08/27/2009 - 11:37am

Thank you for your request for books like Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott. Our copy of the book will soon be available, and it sounds like a book I would like to read myself. You may enjoy other books written by Elizabeth Scott such as:

Stealing Heaven
Eighteen-year-old Dani grows weary of her life as a thief when she and her mother move to a town where Dani feels like she can put down roots.

Other books that you may like are:

12/14/2010 - 4:46pm

Thanks for requesting a Book Match. Since you like books by Sharon Draper, you might like to try Jacqueline Woodson and Angela Johnson. I’ve included a book by each of them on this list, but they have others. Hope you enjoy all the books I’ve suggested.

 

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award.

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

 

08/27/2009 - 11:32am

Thanks again for using Bookmatch. Glad that you liked The Road Less Traveled.

M. Scott Peck has some other great books for you.

The Road Less Traveled and Beyond

12/06/2010 - 2:37pm

I really am glad you asked about this book, because I had not heard of it before! So, now I'm learning about a new author.

01/14/2011 - 2:58pm
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

Green Mansions by W. H. Hudson.
Abel, a young European, falls in love with Rima, a lovely and mysterious girl of the jungle, and the two travel through the South American jungle to Rima's distant homeland.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo.
Quasimodo, the horribly misshapen bell-ringer of Notre Dame, rescues and defends the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda.


Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.
A young governess falls in love with her master but their love is
threatened when a terrifying mystery is exposed.

12/06/2010 - 1:35pm

An Angel for May by Melvin Burgess.
Tam travels back in time to his small English town at the time of World War II, where his friendship helps a traumatized girl living on a farm just outside the town.


Blossom Culp and the Sleep of Death by Richard Peck.
Blossom, high-school freshman and possessor of "second sight," helps an Egyptian princess, dead for 3500 years, to regain her tomb, and in
addition saves a suffragette school teacher from losing her job in 1914.

08/27/2009 - 11:42am

Down the Rabbit Hole: an Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams.
Like her idol, Sherlock Holmes, Ingrid uses her intellect to solve a
murder case in her hometown.


Twisted Summer by Willo Davis Roberts.
Fourteen-year-old Cici hopes for a romantic summer at the beach but
instead finds herself trying to solve a murder which had occurred there the previous year.

12/06/2010 - 3:27pm

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett.
A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.

Out Standing in my Field by Patrick Jennings.
Although fifth-grader Ty Cutter is named after baseball great Ty Cobb, he is the worst player on the Brewer's team--which happens to be coached by his overly-competitive father.

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