Best Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Values & Virtues Books

Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Values & Virtues Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. The Giver (1) (Giver Quartet)

Author: by Lois Lowry
0544336267
English
240 pages

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In Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medalwinning classic, twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community. The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time.

The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.

Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.


2. Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four

Author: by Veronica Roth
0062421379
Katherine Tegen Books
English

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The definitive box set for Divergent fans! This four-book set includes paperbacks of the three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy, plus the companion volume told from the perspective of the immensely popular character Tobias, all wrapped up in a dazzling keepsake box.

This set is perfect for established fans who want to own the full Divergent library, readers new to the series, or fans of the blockbuster films starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. Divergent: One choice can transform you.

Veronica Roth’s debut is a gripping dystopian tale of electrifying choices, powerful consequences, unexpected romance, and a deeply flawed “perfect society.” Includes bonus materials by Veronica Roth. Insurgent: One choice can destroy you. The second bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride.

As war surges in the factions all around her, Tris attempts to save those she lovesand herselfwhile grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Includes bonus materials by Veronica Roth. Allegiant: One choice will define you.


3. The Giver Quartet boxed set

Author: by Lois Lowry
English
864 pages
0544340620

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This Newbery Honor Book by acclaimed author Avi joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content! In this thought-provoking examination of freedom, patriotism, and respect, ninth grader Philip Malloy is kept from joining the track team by his failing grades in English class.

Convinced that the teacher just doesn’t like him, Philip concocts a plan to get transferred out of her class. Breaking the school’s policy of silence during the national anthem, he hums along, and ends up in a crisis at the center of the nation’s attention.


5. Son (4) (Giver Quartet)

Author: by Lois Lowry
English
400 pages
0544336259

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The thrilling and long-awaited conclusion to the Newbery Medalwinning Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry. They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist.

That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body.Claire had a son. She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible.

Now Claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice. In this thrilling series finale, Son thrusts readers once again into the chilling world of the Newbery Medalwinning book, The Giver.


6. Seedfolks

Author: by Paul Fleischman
0064472078
HarperTrophy
English

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ALA Best Book for Young Adults School Library Journal Best Book Publishers Weekly Best Book IRA/CBC Children’s Choice NCTE Notable Children’s Book in the Language ArtsA Vietnamese girl plants six lima beans in a Cleveland vacant lot. Looking down on the immigrant-filled neighborhood, a Romanian woman watches suspiciously.

A school janitor gets involved, then a Guatemalan family. Then muscle-bound Curtis, trying to win back Lateesha.Pregnant Maricela.Amir from India. A sense of community sprouts and spreads. Newbery-winning author Paul Fleischman uses thirteen speakers to bring to life a community garden’s founding and first year.

The book’s short length, diverse cast, and suitability for adults as well as children have led it to be used in countless one-book reads in schools and in cities across the country. Seedfolks has been drawn upon to teach tolerance, read in ESL classes, promoted by urban gardeners, and performed in schools and on stages from South Africa to Broadway.


7. That's Not What Happened

Author: by Kody Keplinger
Scholastic Inc.
English
336 pages

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From New York Times bestseller Kody Keplinger comes an astonishing and thought-provoking exploration of the aftermath of tragedy, the power of narrative, and how we remember what we’ve lost. It’s been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre.

Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah’s story – that she died proclaiming her faith.But it’s not true. I know because I was with her when she died.

I didn’t say anything then, and people got hurt because of it. Now Sarah’s parents are publishing a book about her, so this might be my last chance to set the record straight… But I’m not the only survivor with a story to tell about what did – and didn’t – happen that day.

Except Sarah’s martyrdom is important to a lot of people, people who don’t take kindly to what I’m trying to do. And the more I learn, the less certain I am about what’s right. I don’t know what will be worse: the guilt of staying silent or the consequences of speaking up…


8. Divergent (Divergent Series, 1)

Author: by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books
English
576 pages

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This first book in Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series of books is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers.

Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series, Divergent and its sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love. Fans of the Divergent movie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film, all told in beautiful, rich language.

One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior’s society is divided into five factionsCandor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions.

Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she’s determined to keep hidden, because in this world, what makes you different makes you dangerous. And don’t miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth’s powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!


9. With the Fire on High

Author: by Elizabeth Acevedo
Quill Tree Books
English
400 pages

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.

Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisionsdoing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness.

Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it’s not worth her time to pursue the impossible. Yet despite the rules she thinks she has to play by, once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.

Plus don’t miss Elizabeth Acevedo’s Clap When You Land!

10. Allegiant (Divergent Series, 3)

Author: by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books
English
592 pages

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The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series of books reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that captivated millions of readers and film fans in Divergent and Insurgent. This paperback edition includes bonus content by Veronica Roth!

One choice will define you. What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelationlike a single choicechanged everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? Told from a riveting dual perspective, this third installment in the series follows Tris and Tobias as they battle to comprehend the complexities of human natureand their selveswhile facing impossible choices of courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.

And don’t miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth’s powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!

11. Four: A Divergent Collection (Divergent Series Story)

Author: by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books
English
320 pages

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Complete your Divergent library with Four! Fans of the Divergent trilogy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias’s point of view.

This collection also makes a great pick for fans of the blockbuster movies who want to delve deeper into the character played by Theo James. Readers first encountered Tobias as “Four” in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant.

Readers will find more of this charismatic character’s backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias’s life. The first three pieces in this volume”The Transfer,” “The Initiate,” and “The Son”follow Tobias’s transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions.

12. Insurgent (Divergent Series, 2)

Author: by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books
English
592 pages

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One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth’s second #1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that began in Divergent. A hit with both teen and adult readers, Insurgent is the action-packed, emotional adventure that inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Octavia Spencer.

The paperback edition includes special bonus content by Veronica Roth. As war surges in the factions of dystopian Chicago all around her, Tris attempts to save those she lovesand herselfwhile grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

And don’t miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth’s powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!

13. The Blessing Effect: A Single Act of Kindness Can Rewrite the Future

Author: by Robert K. Pozil
English
188 pages
0998168785

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The Second Edition was issued in October 2020, if buying used please check original purchase date. It’s a Monday morning for the Towers family. As Peter Towers drives his three children to school, his encouragement remains the same as he drops them off: Hey, kidsI want you to reach out and bless someone with kindness.

Remember, you can make a big impact on someone’s life today. But something happens when Zack, Tyler, and Emma Towers actually act on their dad’s prompting to reach out and bless others. Everything changes when they discover that the supernatural power unleashed by the Blessing Effect can literally rewrite the future!

The Blessing Effect, a youth-fiction novel that helps students and parents see how powerful, life-changing impacts occur when intentional kindness is put into action. In this story, Zack Towers reaches out to Joel, the most troubled and volatile kid at North Valley High School.

When he does, Zack is surprised by a visit from an angel named Ashkah, who shows up just in time to provide supernatural insight and guidance. Ashkah equips Zack to be a “Blessing” to students who are desperately in need of acceptance, forgiveness and love.

14. Fallen: Book 1 of the Fallen Series

Author: by Lauren Kate
B0031RDWMW
RHCP Digital
January 26, 2010

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SOME ANGELS ARE DESTINED TO FALL.Instant.Intense.Weirdly familiar … The moment Luce looks at Daniel she knows she has never felt like this before. Except she can’t shake the feeling that she has … And with him – a boy she doesn’t remember ever setting eyes on.

Will her attempt to find out why enlighten her – or destroy her? Dangerously exciting and darkly romantic. Fallen is a thrilling story about forbidden love.

15. All American Boys

Author: by Jason Reynolds
English
320 pages
1481463330

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A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature. In this Coretta Scott King Honor Awardwinning novel, two teensone black, one whitegrapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.A bag of chips.

That’s all sixteen-year-old Rashad is looking for at the corner bodega. What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop, Paul Galluzzo, who mistakes Rashad for a shoplifter, mistakes Rashad’s pleadings that he’s stolen nothing for belligerence, mistakes Rashad’s resistance to leave the bodega as resisting arrest, mistakes Rashad’s every flinch at every punch the cop throws as further resistance and refusal to STAY STILL as ordered.

But how can you stay still when someone is pounding your face into the concrete pavement? There were witnesses: Quinn Collinsa varsity basketball player and Rashad’s classmate who has been raised by Paul since his own father died in Afghanistanand a video camera.