2018 Teen Books to Screen
Black Panther - Ta-Nehisi Coates; illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze
When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. If Wakanda is to survive, it must adapt--but can its monarch, one in a long line of Black Panthers, survive the necessary change? Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl!
TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL Black Panther v.1
As the third Trial draws to a close, Thomas and some of his cohorts manage to escape from WICKED, their memories having been restored, only to face new dangers as WICKED claims to be trying to protect the human race from the deadly FLARE virus.
TEEN FICTION Dashner, J.
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.
TEEN FICTION Sepetys, R.
Runaways - Brian K. Vaughan
When six young friends discover that their parents are all secretly super-powered villians, they run away together and find strength in one another to overcome their evil legacy.
TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL Runaways v.1
Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.
TEEN FICTION Levithan, D.
Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed.
TEEN FICTION Albertalli, B.
The Infinity Gauntlet - Jim Starlin; illustrated by George Pérez and Ron Lim
The Avengers, the New Warriors, and the X-Men square off against the omnipotent Thanos, who has become the most powerful being in the universe, looking to enslave or destroy all who stand in his way.
TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL Infinity
Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children.
TEEN FICTION Bracken, A.
In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.
TEEN FICTION Reeve, P.
Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent.
TEEN FICTION Han, J.
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Monster - Walter Dean Myers
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.
TEEN FICTION Myers, W.