Urban Teen Fiction
 
 
 
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Can’t Get There from Here By Todd Strasser

“A powerful and disturbing look at the downward spiral of despair that remains too common for too many teens (School Library Journal).” Her street name is Maybe. She lives with a tribe of homeless teens—runaways and throwaways,...
 
Allison van Diepen
 

Snitch By Allison van Diepen

Julia swore she’d never join a gang—but for Eric, she’ll risk everything. Now in trade paperback with a new cover, a gritty novel from the author of Street Pharm. Lines are clearly marked at South Bay High School. It’s mixed te...
 
Cole Riley
 

Little White Lies by Cole Riley

  When a high school basketball star becomes entangled in a rape charge, media schemes, and legal deception, he must confront all the people who turned their backs on him. Will he gain justice or be wrongfully charged of this t...

 
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EMAKO BLUE by Brenda Woods

Who was Emako Blue? She was beautiful and good-hearted. She was Monterey’s best friend. She was the only girl Jamal cared about, the one who saw through his player act. She was the one who understood the burden of Eddie’s famil...
 
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The Trouble with Half a Moon by Danette Vigilante

Ever since the death of her younger brother, Dellie lives with a sad, secret guilt that the accident that killed him was all her fault. But Dellie’s life begins to change when she strikes up a friendship with Corey – a little b...

 
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Teenage Love Affair by Ni-Ni Simone

Check it: I’m Zsa-Zsa. Some call me arrogant, but I call it confidence. You decide when you find out what I’m working with. First things first–I’m seventeen, but I’m grown and have been for a long time. I have my own ride, my m...
 
Anne Schraff
 

Until We Meet Again by Anne E. Schraff

This summer was supposed to be different. With the school year over, Darcy Wills looked forward to the best time of her life. But her plans are shattered by a series of the unexpected events. First, horrible news threatens to r...

 
Anne Schraff
 

Wildflower (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Chelsa Spain Bridled under her father’s harsh rules.But she was growing up too fast. Someone had to rein her in until she had enough sense to handle herself better. Wherever there was the temptation to take a risk, she went for...
 
Anne Schraff
 

Shadows of Guilt (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Maya Archer is at the wrong place at the wrong time when “”pop, pop, pop”” sounds ring out in front of a popular teen hangout. Is DeWayne Pike the true target? Does he duck before shots ring out as Jacklyn claims? If true...
 
Anne Schraff
 

Outrunning the Darkness (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Between his father’s pessimistic moods and his mother’s “”put on a happy face”” attitude Jaris Spain feels trapped. Jaris hides his own darkenss from his parents: How hard he has to work for good grades. How quickly a tea...