Best Teen & Young Adult Christian Social Issue Fiction Books

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1. Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series)

Author: by B.C. Tweedt
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (November 20, 2012)
ISBN: 978-1480236462

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Before he fought to save the United States, before he battled drones in the sky, before he fought terrorists on trains, helicopters, dirt bikes, horseback, or sinking cruise ships… He went to sports camp. Kirkus Reviews declares it “always entertaining.” Foreword Clarion Reviews calls it “just basic fun,” and Publishers Weekly describes it as a “high-octane thrill fest.” Be the first of your friends to discover the first adventure of the up-and-coming, award-winning, action-packed Greyson Gray Series that follows our young, admirable hero who dares to do what is right, no matter the costs.

Sports Camp has everything twelve-year-old Greyson Gray needs to distract him from his father’s mysterious disappearance – intense athletic competition, weird friends, and a pretty girl. But when Greyson stumbles upon a terrorist’s sinister plot brewing in the observatory, a place already haunted by a chilling camp legend, he suddenly toils with two dueling worlds – one of lurking danger and mystery, the other of competition and awkward romance.


2. The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Author: by Emily M. Danforth

Balzer + Bray

480 pages

14 – 17 years

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The acclaimed book behind the 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning movie”LGBTQ cinema is out in force at Sundance Film Festival,” proclaimed USA Today. “The acerbic coming-of-age movie is adapted from Emily M. Danforth’s novel, and stars Chlo Grace Moretz as a lesbian teen who is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after she gets caught having sex with her friend on prom night.”The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a stunning and provocative literary debut that was named to numerous best of the year lists.

When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief they’ll never know that, hours earlier, she had been kissing a girl. But that relief doesn’t last, and Cam is forced to move in with her conservative aunt Ruth and her well-intentioned but hopelessly old-fashioned grandmother.

She knows that from this point on, her life will forever be different. Survival in Miles City, Montana, means blending in and leaving well enough alone, and Cam becomes an expert at both. Then Coley Talor moves to town. Beautiful, pickup-driving Coley is a perfect cowgirl with the perfect boyfriend to match.


3. Easy Target

Author: by Tim Shoemaker
Published at: Focus on the Family (March 9, 2021)
ISBN: 978-1646070190

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A school project goes terribly wrong in this middle-grade thriller about ex-homeschooler and Christian teen Hudson Sutton and his experiences in his new school. When he makes two friends and attempts to take on an established hierarchy of bullying, he doesn’t realize he’s taking a risk he never expectedbecoming a bully himself.

From the same author who wrote the suspenseful fiction Code of Silence series, this is a realistic look at the extent and reality of bullying, especially through social media, with a Christian protagonist who learns that relationships, bullying, and doing the right thing are a bit more complicated than he realized.

It also touches on the subject of suicide.


4. The Christy Miller Collection, Vol. 1 (Summer Promise / A Whisper and a Wish / Yours Forever)

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah Fiction (December 22, 2005)
ISBN: 978-1590525845

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Bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn packs all 4 Volumes of the Christy Miller Series with enough romance, drama and heartwarming moments to keep you reading the entire series and wanting more. It all starts the summer Christy turns 15. She leaves Wisconsin and spends her vacation with her wealthy aunt and uncle in Newport Beach, California.

That’s where she meets Todd, the surfer with the screaming silver blue eyes who changes her life forever. Find out what happens when Christy’s parents make an announcement that puts Christy in a new high school at the start of her sophomore year.

A red-headed new best friend, a try at cheerleading, a job at a pet store, and expectations for the prom fill Christy’s high school years with a string of laughter-and-tears moments. Fireball Katie keeps everyone guessing what she’ll do next.

Todd keeps showing up and saying just the right thing while popular Rick is determined to convince Christy she should go out with him. As these memorable years unfold, Christy and her “peculiar treasure” friends draw close to each other in the good times and the bad.


5. Hush

Author: by Jacqueline Woodson
Published at: Puffin Books (January 7, 2010)
ISBN: 978-0142415511

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A powerfully moving novel from a three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Evie Thomas is not who she used to be. Once she had a best friend, a happy home and a loving grandmother living nearby. Once her name was Toswiah. Now, everything is different.

Her family has been forced to move to a new place and change their identities. But that’s not all that has changed. Her once lively father has become depressed and quiet. Her mother leaves teaching behind and clings to a new-found religion.

Her only sister is making secret plans to leave. And Evie, struggling to find her way in a new city where kids aren’t friendly and the terrain is as unfamiliar as her name, wonders who she is. Jacqueline Woodson weaves a fascinating portrait of a thoughtful young girl’s coming of age in a world turned upside down A National Book Award Finalist


6. Christy Miller Collection, Vol 2 (The Christy Miller Collection)

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah (March 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0593192986

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The first twelve books in the popular Christy Miller series are now available in four treasured volumes! Bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn packs each one with enough action, romance, and drama to keep you reading and wanting more. It all starts the summer Christy vacations on a California beach and meets two friends who change her life forever.

But after moving across the country with her family, Christy must begin her sophomore year of high school uncertain where she’ll fit in. A red-headed new best friend, a try at cheerleading, a job at a pet store, and expectations for the prom fill Christy’s high school years with a string of laughter-and-tears moments.

Fireball Katie keeps everyone guessing what she’ll do next, and surfer Todd keeps showing up while popular Rick has determined to get her full attention! As these memorable years unfold, Christy and her God-loving friends find out what it means to be a peculiar treasure.

Follow Christy Miller as she stays true to her identity in Christ, drawing closer to God for help in realizing her dreams and dealing with her disappointments. Whether you’re meeting her for the first time or have known her for years Christy Is a Forever Friend Surprise Endings Cheerleading tryouts are coming up, and Christy Miller is giving it all she’s got.


7. Christy Miller Collection, Vol 4 (The Christy Miller Collection)

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah (May 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0593193181

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The first twelve books in the popular Christy Miller series are now available in four treasured volumes! The last three books, collected in one page-turning volume, conclude the bestselling Christy Miller series with hope and promise! At the start of her senior year, Christy looks forward to growing closer to Todd, but her friendship with Katie is on the rocks, threatening the year she was certain would be A Time to Cherish.

With Sweet Dreams comes the start of a romantic summer. She’d be entirely swept off her feet if it wasn’t for the most difficult decision she’s ever had to make. And in A Promise Is Forever, Christy discovers foreign adventure is just her cup of tea.

Follow Christy Miller as she stays true to her identity in Christ, drawing closer to God for help in realizing her dreams and dealing with her disappointments. Whether you’re meeting her for the first time or have known her for years Christy Is a Forever Friend A Time to Cherish For Labor Day weekend, Christy Miller is on a houseboat at Lake Shasta.


8. Christy Miller Collection, Vol 3 (The Christy Miller Collection)

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah (March 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0593193037

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The first twelve books in the popular Christy Miller series are now available in four treasured volumes! Bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn packs each one with enough action, romance, and drama to keep you reading and wanting more. It all starts the summer Christy vacations on a California beach and meets two friends who change her life forever.

But after moving across the country with her family, Christy must begin her sophomore year of high school uncertain where she’ll fit in. A red-headed new best friend, a try at cheerleading, a job at a pet store, and expectations for the prom fill Christy’s high school years with a string of laughter-and-tears moments.

Fireball Katie keeps everyone guessing what she’ll do next, and surfer Todd keeps showing up while popular Rick has determined to get her full attention! As these memorable years unfold, Christy and her God-loving friends find out what it means to be a peculiar treasure.

Follow Christy Miller as she stays true to her identity in Christ, drawing closer to God for help in realizing her dreams and dealing with her disappointments. Whether you’re meeting her for the first time or have known her for years Christy Is a Forever Friend True Friends What is a true friend?


9. Becoming Me (Diary of a Teenage Girl: Caitlin, Book 1)

Author: by Melody Carlson
Published at: Multnomah; 1st Thus. edition (August 10, 2000)
ISBN: 978-1576737354

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In the fictional Diary of a Teenage Girl, sixteen-year-old Caitlin O’Conner reveals the inner workings of a girl caught between childhood and womanhood … An empty life without Christ and a meaningful one with Him. Through Caitlin’s candid journal entries we see her grapple with such universal teen issues as peer pressure, loyalty, conflict with parents, the longing for a boyfriend, and her own spirituality.

Follow Caitlin O’Conner, a girl much like yourself, as she makes her way from New Year’s to the first day of summer – surviving a challenging home life, changing friends, school pressures, an identity crisis, and the uncertainties of “true love.” You’ll cry with Caitlin as she experiences heartache, and cheer for her as she encounters a new reality in her life: God.

See how rejection by one group can – incredibly – sometimes lead you to discover who you really are…

10. The Defiance (The Delusion Series)

Author: by Laura Gallier
Published at: Wander (November 3, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1496433985

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Four months after the deadly overlord Molek has been banished beyond the city limits of Masonville, Texas, Owen Edmonds’s crucial mission to save lives escalates when seven Cosmic Rulers of darkness close in to decimate his townand nation. As the battle between good and evil culminates in an epic standoff, Owen and his girlfriend, Ray Anne, must make the decision of a lifetime: will they face their fears or run?

The Defiance is the third book in the Delusion series.

11. Jacob's Ghetto: You're not the product of your environment

Author: by Travis Peagler
Published at: Script Novel Publishing (August 15, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1732563520

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A young artistic African American boy sets his sights on winning a lucrative writing competition in hopes of escaping the ghetto he never wanted to call home. Jacob, a bright 10-year-old African American boy with exceptional writing ability, seems to have a promising academic future ahead of him.

But living on the south-side of Chicago, life at home is nothing but. He is living in a drug-infested community with a residence overrun with roaches that should be condemned. With an addict for a mother, who’s in a self-induced comatose state most of the time, he’s not in a situation that he can easily test out of.

Now of age where the gangs start to take notice, Jacob and his best friend Kenny have a brief run-in with Ja’heve. He is a brazen individual and second in command to a vicious gang known as The Circle. During the encounter, Ja’heve feels disrespected by Jacob’s refusal to join; he becomes furious and jealous of him and his intellect.

He knows Jacob has the smarts to make it out of their hell hole of a neighborhood and vows not to let that happen. One morning while taking the train, Kenny finds a folded-up form and hands it over to Jacob to read, being somewhat illiterate.

12. The Delusion: We All Have Our Demons (The Delusion Series)

Author: by Laura Gallier
Published at: Wander (October 3, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1496422378

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2018 Christy Award winner! By March of Owen Edmonds’s senior year, eleven students at Masonville High School have committed suicide. Amid the media frenzy and chaos, Owen tries to remain levelheadeduntil he endures his own near-death experience and wakes to a distressing new reality.

The people around him suddenly appear to be shackled and enslaved. Owen frantically seeks a cure for what he thinks are crazed hallucinations, but his delusions become even more sinister. An army of hideous, towering beings, unseen by anyone but Owen, are preying on his girlfriend and classmates, provoking them to self-destruction.

Owen eventually arrives at a mind-bending conclusion: he’s not imagining the evileveryone else is blind to its reality. He must warn and rescue those he loves … But this proves to be no simple mission. Will he be able to convince anyone to believe him before it’s too late?

Owen’s heart-pounding journey through truth and delusion will force him to reconsider everything he believes. He both longs for and fears the answers to questions that are quickly becoming too dangerous to ignore.

13. Open Your Heart/Time Will Tell/Now Picture This (The Sierra Jensen Series 7-9) (Sierra Jensen Collection, Volume 3)

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah Fiction (July 3, 2006)
ISBN: 978-1590525906

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Happenstance…Or God’s Great Plan? She’s the bold, free-spirited type. She’s cute, she’s fun, and she’s following God. She’s Sierra Jensen, Christy Miller’s good friend, ready for her junior year of high school! All twelve books in the popular Sierra Jensen series come together in four volumes to reveal the ups and downs of Sierra’s incredible God-led journey!

Volume Three: An exciting trip to Europe challenges Sierra to Open Your Heart to loving others without expectations. At the start of her senior year, only Time Will Tell the truth about Sierra’s friendships. And in Now Picture This, she wonders if her relationship with Paul is as picture perfect as she thinks!

14. Who I Am (Diary of a Teenage Girl: Caitlin, Book 3)

Author: by Melody Carlson
Published at: Multnomah; 1st edition (March 1, 2002)
ISBN: 978-1576738900

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It’s challenging enough to be a normal high school senior – but Caitlin O’Conner has a host of new difficulties to deal with in the third book of Melody Carlson’s widely popular and fascinating teen series. Time is critical to help the orphans in Mexico, missions-minded Caitlin believes, but Mom and Dad are set on her attending college.

Meanwhile, her relationship with Josh takes on a serious tone via e-mail – threatening her commitment to “kiss dating goodbye.” When Beanie begins dating an African-American, Caitlin’s concern over dating seems to be misread as racism. One thing is obvious: God is at work through this dynamic girl in very real but puzzling ways.

A soul-stretching time of racial reconciliation at school and within her church helps her discover God’s will as never before.

15. Sierra Jensen Collection, Vol 2

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah (June 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0525653158

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Happenstanceor God’s Great Plan? She’s the bold, free-spirited type. She’s cute, she’s fun, and she’s following God. She’s Sierra Jensen, Christy Miller’s good friend, ready for her junior year of high school! All twelve books in the popular Sierra Jensen series come together in four volumes to reveal the ups and downs of Sierra’s incredible God-led journey!

Volume Two: Paul’s voice lives in her memory, but now it’s loud, clear, and right behind her in Close Your Eyes . With summer fast approaching, it is Without a Doubt bound to be Sierra’s best yet. In With This Ring, she can’t help but ponder the meaning of first kisses and lifetime commitments.

Close Your Eyes Sierra Jensen has prayed and prayed for the unattainable Paul, but no answers have arrived yet. She hopes a visit with her classmates to a homeless shelter will take her mind off Paul, but guess what?He’s working there!

Finally they talk, and before Sierra knows it, Paul agrees to come over for dinner. Their evening together is perfectuntil Randy shows up on Sierra’s doorstep! Can things get any more confusing? Without a Doubt What could be more fun than a backpacking expedition?

16. Sierra Jensen Collection, Vol 1

Author: by Robin Jones Gunn
Published at: Multnomah (June 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0593193198

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Happenstanceor God’s Great Plan? She’s the bold, free-spirited type. She’s cute, she’s fun, and she’s following God. She’s Sierra Jensen, Christy Miller’s good friend, ready for her junior year of high school! All twelve books in the popular Sierra Jensen series come together in four volumes to reveal the ups and downs of Sierra’s incredible God-led journey!

Volume One: In Only You, Sierra, she’s nervous to be the new girl after her family moves to Portland and wonders if meeting Paul in London was only by chance. Just when everything important seems to elude her, all it takes is one weekend In Your Dreams to prove otherwise.

But even a vacation doesn’t keep her troubles away in Don’t You Wish. Christy Miller knows a good friend when she meets her, and so will you Get ready for Sierra Jensen! Only You, Sierra The Europe mission trip brought Sierra Jensen the best gift possible: two new friends, Katie and Christy.

But now Sierra is headed home, and she can’t help but wonder will her friendships last? And what about her new home? Her family moved while she was gone, and that means facing a new high school. And the biggest question of all: Will she ever find love?