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Teenage Books PDF Free Download – Novels for Teens PDF

Teenage books pdf free download.  Novels for teens pdf, high school, teenage girls, teenagers books free online.

Many thousands of pdf teenage books to read online or download free. We organized them by subject, and show how to search for more subjects.

Many subject collections below also contain books for young children. Collections in our many other Fiction webpages, which you can find at the top-of-page menu, often contain some books for teens and young adults.

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Teenage Books Grouped by Subject

Juvenile Fiction – Collection

Over 100,000 free juvenile fiction books, at the Internet Archive. You can filter books by topic or creator (author) in the left column of the search page by clicking “More”. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Eleanor Coerr, J. K. Rowling, Akira Toriyama, Patricia McCormick free download or read online, Stephen Chbosky, Mo Willems, Beatrix Potter, Liz Pichon, Roald Dahl, Helen Perelman, Julia Donaldson, Kiera Cass, Rick Riordan, Benjamin Zephaniah, Natsuki Takaya, Stephenie Meyer, Rosemary Sutcliff, Robert Muchamore, Kate DiCamillo, Joan M. Wolf, Cinda Williams Chima, Katherine Applegate, many more authors of Juvenile Fiction.

See the Menu at the top of every page for Directories of Free Online Fiction and NonFiction Books, Magazines, and more, on 400 pages like this at Century Past

African Americans – Collection

Free online Juvenile African Americans Fiction books. African American young adult books, young adult books about African American culture.

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Action & Adventure Books – Collection

Action & Pdf books for teens.

Conduct of Life Books – Children & Young Adults Collection

Conduct of Life books free for children and young adults.

Black Girl Books – Collection

About 300 novels featuring black girls as the main character. The collection appears to include books for readers of all ages from early elementary to adult. Novels for teenage girl pdf.

LGBTQ Young Adults – Collection

Several dozen LGBTQ novels free online at the Open Library, for young adults. Books in English for teenager pdf.

Nancy Drew Series – Collection

Free young adult mystery books featuring fictional private detective Nancy Drew at the Internet Archive. The author, “Carolyn Keene” is a pseudonym used by a number of ghost writers in the Nancy Drew series, which began in 1930 primarily for an audience of teen girls, and continues today. Over 500 Nancy Drew books have been published, according to Wikipedia.

Girls and Women Juvenile Fiction – Collection

Free online Girls & Women juvenile books. Free online reading for children, free books for girls. Novels for teenage girl pdf.

Wit and Humor Books – Collection

Free online books on children’s wit and humor. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Lincoln Pierce, Sue Townsend, Gordon Korman, Graeme Base, David Lewman, Jack Handey, Mo Willems, Llana Weitzman, Jonathan Peter, Peggy Parish, Jacqueline Wilson, Megan McDonald, Janet Ahlberg, Terry Pratchett, Charles Keller, many more authors of Juvenile Wit and Humor.

Books Featuring Horses – Collection

Books about horses or featuring horses in the story. Some authors: Mary O’Hara, Bonnie Bryant, Kristin Earhart, Allison Hart, Janet Beeler Shaw, Walter Farley, Julia Donaldson, Patricia Polacco, Jessica Burkhart, Ben M. Baglio, Will James, Kate Di Camillo, Marilyn Halvorson. Free books with horses.

Books about Middle School – Collection

Free books about Middle School at the Internet Archive. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Lincoln Pierce, R. J. Palacio, James Patterson, Rachel Renee Russell, Kristin Levine, James Preller, Jordan Sonnenblick, Jeffrey Brown, Rbecca Stead, Lisi Harrison, Coco Simon, Meg Cabot, Janet Tashjian, Emily Howse.

Family Life Fiction – Collection

Family life fiction books at the Internet Archive . Some family life fiction authors here are: Jeff Kinney, S. E. Hinton, Beverly Cleary, Veronica Roth, Judith Kerr, Benjamin Alire Saenz, MacKenzie Bezos, Janet Tashjian, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Anna McQuinn, Annabel Pitcher, Lois Lowry, Jill Murphy, Anne E. Schraff, Robert Kimmel Smith, John Peterson, Stan Berenstain.

Young Adult Fiction Books – Collection

Free online Young Adult fiction books at the Internet Archive. Some young adult fiction authors here are: Rathrick Rothfuss, Patricia McCormick free download or read online, Stephenie Meyer’s books, Cecily Von Ziegesar, Monica Hughes, top books by Eoin Colfer, Robert Muchamore, Tamora Pierce, Dana Davidson, Alison Goodman, Lurlene McDaniel, Darren Shan, Lois Duncan, L. M. Montgomery, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Franklin W. Dixon YA detective series, Kathleen Duey, Cate Tiernan. Many more authors of teenage books online free.

Novels about High School – Collection

Free online YA pdf novels about High School. Some YA fiction book titles here: Silent Alarm, Waiting for Gonzo, Like it Never Happened, The Dead House, Testing the Truth, This Song Will Save Your Life, The Secrets We Keep, On Your Knees, When Everything Feels Like the Movies, Trouble From the Start, Cheating for the Chicken Man, The Start of Me and You, We Are All Made of Molecules, Bride of Slug Man.

Books on Interpersonal Relations – Collection

Free online YA fiction books about interpersonal relations. Some YA fiction authors represented are: John Gren, Mark Peter Hughes, L. J. Smith, Vince Vawter, Suzanne Collins, Heather Vogel Frederick, E. Lockhart, Liz Kessler, Alexandra Bracken, C. J. Hill, Erin Downing, M. G. Higgins, Patrick Jones, Shana Burg, Dean Pitchford, Susin Nielsen-Fernlund, Annie Bryant, Jessica Burkhart, Gary Paulsen.

Books about Teens – Collection

YA novels about Teens. Some YA fiction authors here are: Barbara Haworth-Attard, Hayao Miyazaki, Jim Grimsley, Scott Lobdell, Jeffrey Eugenides, Randall Kenan, P. C. Cast, Tamara Summers, Pittacus Lore, Laura Leone, Sophie McKenzie, Kody Keplinger, Janette Oke, Ransom Riggs, M. G. Higgins, Yoko Kamio, Judith Guest, NaRae Lee, Mary Monroe, Gabrielle Lord, John Saul, Rumiko Takahashi.

Books about Teenage Girls – Collection

Young adult novels on teenage girls. Some popular young adults female authors here are: Season Butler, Jill Lynn, Brian Freeman, Holly Smale, Julie Hartley, Katie McGarry, Lisa Freeman, Sylvia McNicoll, Jodi Picoult, Ann Rinaldi, Jeanette Winterson, Sue Monk Kidd, Lorrie Moore, Caitlin Moran, Jenny Colgan, Rachel Seiffert, Rachel Klein, Patricia A. McKillip, Frederick Kohner, Jenny Carroll, Jeffrey Eugenides, Kristin Hannah.

Audio Books for Children and Young Adults – Collection

Free online audio books at the Internet Archive. This collection includes many classic books for young people. Internet Archive books are recorded by volunteers. Online books for young adults, classic children’s books pdf free.

Adventure Audio Books – Collection

Children’s adventure audio books from the Internet Archive Librivox collection of public domain books. Titles include: Pony Rider Boys in Montana, The Young Crusoe, The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View, The Tale of Cuffy Bear, The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea, Aunt Jane’s Nieces in Society, The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Tom Swift and His Motor Boat, The Rover Boys at School. Children’s adventure Audio Books.

Open Library Curated Collections

Links to various collections of free online books at Internet Archive or Open Library. Collections include books that won literary awards, banned & challenged books, LGBTQ books, and a variety of other special collections.

People with Disabilities Fiction Books – Collection

Books about people with disabilities for children and young adults. Young adult books about disabled people.

Fantasy Fiction – Collection

Free online Fantasy books and Magic books for children and young adults. Free kids.books online, teenage books online free.

Friendship Stories – Collection

Free children’s and YA books about Friendship. Digital books for kids free, young adult books about love and friendship, young adult books about unlikely friendships, YA books read online.

Hispanic Americans Fiction – Collection

Free Hispanic Americans books for children and young adults. English story books for teenagers pdf.

Civil War Collection – YA Historical Novels

Historical fiction books about the Civil War for young adults and children. Digital books for kids free, Civil War fiction books for kids, YA historical fiction.

Comics & Graphic Novels – Legends, Myths & Fables – Collection

Free books about legends, myths and fables for kids and YA. Free online graphic novels for students. Online books for young adults.

Mystery and Detective Fiction – Collection

Mystery and detective books for children and YA, YA mystery books.

Books about Music – Fiction Collection

Fiction books about music for children and young adults. Free kids.books online, Children’s books about music.

Pioneer Books – Frontier Life – Collection

Novels on pioneer life or frontier living for kids and YA readers. English story books for teenagers pdf.

Time Travel Fiction – Collection

Books on Time Travel for kids and YA. Time travel books for young adults, free online books for young adults.

Books about Voyages & Travels – Collection

Novels online about voyages and travels for kids and young adult.

Poetry – American Collection

Free online children’s American poetry books pdf.

Poetry – English Collection

Children’s poetry books. Free online library for kids, children’s poetry books pdf.

Free Librivox Audio Book Collections for Young Adults


Young Adult School Library Collections

Student Library Pre-K to Grade 12 – Collection

Thousands of free online books arranged by grade level, for readers from Preschool to 12th grade. Collection organized by Open Library at Internet Archive.

Universal School Library – Free Leveled Reading Books Online for Grades 4-8

About 650 books from the Universal School Library’s Internet Archive collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 4-8.

Universal School Library – Free Leveled Reading Books Online for Grades 9-12

About 890 books from the Universal School Library’s Internet Archive collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 9-12.

Universal School Library – Cultural Literacy and Humanities – Reading Levels Elementary to Adult

About 800 books from the Universal School Library’s Cultural Literacy and Humanities Collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels ranging from elementary school grades to adult.

Universal School Library – Academic Literacy – Reading Levels High School to Adult

About 420 books from the Universal School Library’s Academic Literacy Collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels from high school to adult. Teenage books read online free.


Guides to Teen and Young Adult Fiction

Dictionary of American Children’s Fiction: Recent Books of Recognized Merit, 1960-1984

– 1985-1989

– 1990-1994

– 1995-1999

Helbig, Alethea and Perkins, Agnes Regan
Greenwood 1986-2002 Dewey Dec. 028.5

With its companion volume, this book effectively provides descriptions and evaluations of award-winning American fiction for children over the last 125 years. The compilers provide clear, insightful, and critical evaluations. Despite its title, the bibliography lists fiction for both children and young adults. . . . These two volumes, likely to become reference mainstays, are recommended for academic libraries that support children’s and young adult literature or teacher education, and for public libraries and media centers.

Something about the Author (Volumes 1-238)

Kumar, Lisa, ed.
Gale 1971 – 2012

“Facts and Pictures about Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People” – Publisher.

Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More

Pawuk, Michael
Libraries Unlimited 2007 Dewey Dec. 016

This guide is intended to help [librarians] start, update, or maintain a graphic novel collection and advise readers about the genre. It covers more than 2,400 titles, including series titles, and organizes them according to genre, subgenre, and theme-from super-heroes and adventure to crime, humor, and nonfiction. Reading levels, awards/recognition, and core titles are identified; and tie-ins with gaming, film, anime, and television are noted. Grade 6 through adult. Free online library for children, Comics & graphic novels, YA books read online.

500 Great Books for Teens

Silvey, Anita
Houghton Mifflin 2006 Dewey Dec. 016

Anita Silvey, one of the country’s leading authorities on books for young people, has interviewed teenage readers all over the country and immersed herself in young-adult books, with an emphasis on books published in the last five years. The result is this invaluable and very readable guide for parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, reading groups, and of course teens themselves.
With its extended essays describing 500 selections, parents will quickly see what their teenagers are actually reading — and will be able to find good books to introduce them to. It is divided into twenty-one sections, including adventure and survival, politics and social history, horror, romance, war and conflict, fantasy, plays, graphic novels, poetry, memoir, and spirituality. Every section offers up classics, but the majority of titles are new. In “Beyond the 500,” Silvey compiles a number of useful lists, including books organized by geographic location and historical period, as well as recommended audio books.

The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide

Trachtenberg, Ellen
Parent’s Guide Press 2003

“With more than 1,000 titles represented, this book comes complete with developmentally appropriate recommendations and an extensive subject index that enable children, parents, caregivers, and educators to find books that are appropriate for particular skills and levels of interest. Also included are interviews with parents and children about their favorite books, a list of awards and their recipients, featured author profiles, and discussions on developing children’s love of reading in this age of multimedia.” – Publisher..

Vintage Books

List of Series and Sequels for Juvenile Readers (Useful References Series)

Wead, Katharine H.
Faxon 1923.

The volume lists all the books in each of more than 100 series for children and teens. Online books for young adults.


Children’s Catalog of Thirty-Five Hundred Books: A Guide to the Best Reading for Boys and Girls – Teenage Books PDF Free Download

Based on fifty-four selected library lists and bulletins; arranged under author, title and subject; with analytical entries for 700 volumes

Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.
Wilson 1917


Children’s Catalog Supplement: A Guide to the Best Reading for Boys and Girls

Four Hundred and Fifty Books chosen chiefly from books published between June 1, 1916, and January 1, 1918; arranged under author, title and subject; with analytical entries for 78 volumes

Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.
Wilson 1918

Includes American historical fiction books.

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