High School Issue Novels

Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn
about abusive relationships

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
growing up in the American south

The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline Cooney

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Underage drinking, acquaintance/date rape

Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson

Rumblefish by S.E. Hinton

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

I know what you did last summer by Lois Duncan
drunk driving

Notes from a Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
drunk driving, underage driving

Drums, Girls and Dangeous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
cancer, death, sibling relationships

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Relationships, suicide