Best Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Death & Dying Books
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1. They Both Die at the End
Author: by Adam Silvera
Quill Tree Books
Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day. New York Times bestseller * 4 starred reviews * A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * A Kirkus Best Book of the Year * A Booklist Editors’ Choice of 2017 * A Bustle Best YA Novel of 2017 * A Paste Magazine Best YA Book of 2017 * A Book Riot Best Queer Book of 2017 * A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of the Year * A BookPage Best YA Book of the Year On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today.
Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventureto live a lifetime in a single day.
2. We Were Liars
Author: by E. Lockhart
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E.Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family.A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friendsthe Liarswhose friendship turns destructive.A revolution.An accident.A secret.Lies upon lies.True love.The truth.Read it.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.”Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable.” John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars
3. Bridge to Terabithia
Author: by Katherine Paterson
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4. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Author: by Erika L. Sánchez
National Book Award Finalist! Instant New York Times Bestseller! The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home.
Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents’ house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga’s role.
Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.
But it’s not long before Julia discovers that Olga might not have been as perfect as everyone thought. With the help of her best friend, Lorena, and her first love (first everything), Connor, Julia is determined to find out. Was Olga really what she seemed?
6. I'll Give You the Sun
Author: by Jandy Nelson
Two teens must learn the art of killing in this Printz Honorwinning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death.
Now Scythes are the only ones who can end lifeand they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythea role that neither wants.
These teens must master the art of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Awardwinning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.
8. The Fault in Our Stars
Author: by John Green
The beloved, #1 global bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way DownJohn Green is one of the best writers alive.E. Lockhart, #1 bestselling author of We Were LiarsThe greatest romance story of this decade.
Entertainment Weekly#1 New York Times Bestseller #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller #1 USA Today Bestseller #1 International BestsellerDespite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.
From John Green, #1 bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down, The Fault in Our Stars is insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw. It brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
9. Clap When You Land
Author: by Elizabeth Acevedo
In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives. Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic.
But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying peopleIn New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal’s office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash.
Separated by distanceand Papi’s secretsthe two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered. And then, when it seems like they’ve lost everything of their father, they learn of each other.
Great for summer reading or anytime! Clap When You Land is a Today show pick for 25 children’s books your kids and teens won’t be able to put down this summer!”Plus don’t miss Elizabeth Acevedo’s The Poet X and With the Fire on High!
10. The Toll (3) (Arc of a Scythe)
Author: by Neal Shusterman
A furiously paced finale that reaches for the stars. Kirkus Reviews Gripping. School Library Journal (starred review) Stellar. Publishers Weekly (starred review) In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created?
Citra and Rowan have disappeared.Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him?
The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.
11. Five Feet Apart
Author: by Rachael Lippincott
Now a major motion picture starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson! Goodreads Choice Winner, Best Young Adult Fiction of 2019 A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel that’s perfect for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, two teens fall in love with just one minor complicationthey can’t get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives.
Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella Grant likes to be in controleven though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself away from anyone or anything that might pass along an infection and jeopardize the possibility of a lung transplant.Six feet apart.No exceptions.
The only thing Will Newman wants to be in control of is getting out of this hospital. He couldn’t care less about his treatments, or a fancy new clinical drug trial. Soon, he’ll turn eighteen and then he’ll be able to unplug all these machines and actually go see the world, not just its hospitals.
12. Thunderhead (2) (Arc of a Scythe)
Author: by Neal Shusterman
Intelligent and entertaining. Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Even better than the first book. School Library Journal (starred review) Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.
Humans learn from their mistakes.I cannot.I make no mistakes. The Thunderhead is the perfect ruler of a perfect world, but it has no control over the scythedom. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire.
His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the new order. But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change.
Old foes and new enemies converge, and as corruption within the Scythedom spreads, Rowan and Citra begin to lose hope. Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?
13. The Arc of a Scythe Paperback Trilogy: Scythe; Thunderhead; The Toll
Author: by Neal Shusterman
Two teens must master the art of killing in this New York Times bestselling, Printz Honorwinning series from Neal Shusterman. Thou shalt not kill: A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death.
Now scythes are the only ones who can end lifeand they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice with a scythea role that neither wants.
These teens must master the art of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. When they try to break free of their roles, the two apprentices discover those in power will not peacefully relinquish their control.
Can Citra and Rowan change things for the better without being silenced themselves? This collectible boxed set includes paperback editions of: Scythe Thunderhead The Toll
14. Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel
Author: by Val Emmich
Poppy (October 9, 2018)
From the show’s creators comes the groundbreaking, bestselling novel inspired by the hit Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen and soon to be a major motion picture! Dear Evan Hansen, Today’s going to be an amazing day and here’s why… When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family’s griefover the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong.
He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend. Suddenly, Evan isn’t invisible anymore-even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy’s parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend.
As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he’s doing can’t be right, but if he’s helping people, how wrong can it be? No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose.And a website.He’s confident.
15. Unwind (1) (Unwind Dystology)
Author: by Neal Shusterman
Three teens fight for their lives and each other in this breathtakingly suspenseful first book in the twisted, New York Times bestselling Unwind Dystology series by Neal Shusterman. After America’s Second Civil War, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies came to an agreement.
According to their Bill of Life, human life may not be terminated from the moment of conception until the age of thirteen. But between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, the child may be gotten rid of by their parent through a process called unwinding.
By repurposing a teen’s organs and other body parts in living recipients, the unwound child’s life doesn’t technically end. According to society’s leaders, unwinding leads to a healthier and safer community, as troublesome and unwanted teens are used for the greater good.
Curtis is a rebel whose unwinding was ordered by his parents. Rita, a ward of the state, has been slated for unwinding due to cost cutting. And Lev, his parents’ tenth child, has been destined for unwinding since birth as a religious tithe.
16. The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition)
Author: by Markus Zusak
This 10th-anniversary edition of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author’s writing notebook. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
When Death has a story to tell, you listen.It is 1939.Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resistbooks.
With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.