Teen Reads to Check Out This Summer

Summer Reading Recommendations from R.H. Stafford Teen Librarian Alaina Johnson

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicole Yoon   

Natasha is trying to keep her family from being deported; Daniel is on his way to an interview that will help him get into Yale. Through a series of events, they unexpectedly fall in love.

Scythe by Neal Schusterman

In a utopian world, where artificial intelligence computers have perfected life for humans, Scythes are responsible for ending life to control the population. Teens Citra and Rowan begin working as apprentices to a Scythe and soon notice that Scythe world isn’t as perfect as it seems.

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee   

Young Chinese American Mercy Wong doesn’t have a lot of opportunities in 1906 San Francisco. Bribing her way into a prestigious all-white girls school, she is faced with keeping up with all the lies until the big San Francisco earthquake hits.