Thursday, September 8, 2011

7 Geeky Books for Tweens & Teens


Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd HerdGeektastic edited by Holly Black & Cecil Castelucci
A quirky and eclectic short story collection about species of geeks and nerds ranging from Trekkies to Dungeons & Dragons players.
Into the Wild Nerd YonderInto the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern
Mathlete Jessie seeks out a new clique after her closest friends go punk.
My Life, the Theater, and Other TragediesMy Life, the Theater, and Other Tragedies by Allen Zadoff
Adam, who is mourning the loss of his dad, must deal with the scorn of his fellow crew members when he falls for an actress.
An Abundance of KatherinesAn Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Colin Singleton, who has been dumped by nineteen girls named Katherine, tries to make sense of his Dumpee status using math.
Nerd Girls: The Rise of the DorkasaurusNerd Girls by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
Main character Maureen must deal with family issues, a weight problem, and the cliquey behavior of her classmates.
Revenge of the Snob SquadRevenge of the Snob Squad by Julie Anne Peters
Jenny Solano, who is desperate to fit in both at home and at school, becomes the leader of the school misfits when they wage war on a popular clique.
Mission (Un)PopularMission (Un)Popular by Anna Humphrey
Canadian-Indian seventh grader Margot Button is drawn to the mysterious Em, a new girl in school, but soon finds out this friendship might be more than she bargained for.

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