The Tiverton Public Library has begun to sign up young adults for the annual Teen Summer Reading Program, "Own the Night". Pick up these great reads for middle school (or ages 11-14) readers from the library If you don't have a library card, library cards are free and you can sign up for one at the Essex Library on 238 Highland Road or any local public library.
Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs I YA FIC CHI
When her mother suddenly decides to marry a near-stranger, Phoebe, whose passion is running, soon finds herself living on a remote Greek island, completing her senior year at an ancient high school where the students and teachers are all descended from gods or goddesses.
Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black I YA FIC BLA
Sixteen-year-old Kaye, who has been visited by faeries since childhood, discovers that she herself is a magical faerie creature with a special destiny. Ironside is the sequel.
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libby Bray I YA FIC BRA
After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world. Rebel Angels is the sequel.
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson I J FIC PAT
When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.
Stardust by Neil Gaiman I YA FIC GAI
Living in a Victorian countryside town overshadowed by an imposing stone barrier, Tristran is compelled to retrieve a fallen star for the woman he loves and crosses to the wondrous other side of the barrier, where he encounters dangerous rivals for the star.
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins I J FIC COL
When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
Magyk by Angie Sage I YA SERIES SAG #1
When Princess Jenna is pursued by a dark wizard, it is the apprentice, Septimus Heap, who must save her while enduring such terrors as a night in the Forest with hungry wolverines and carnivorous trees.
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud I J STR
When young magician Nathaniel summons the ancient and powerful (and mischevious) djinni Bartimaeus, he gets more than he bargained for!
Lirael by Garth Nix I YA FIC NIX
When a dangerous necromancer threatens to unleash a long-buried evil, Lirael and Prince Sameth are drawn into a battle to save the Old Kingdom and reveal their true destinies.
Teens are encouraged to read any book their heart desires this summer. This is not a complete list of possibilities.
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