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Reading Olympics for Teens


2018 Middle School Reading Olympics Booklist

The 100-Year Old Secret/ Barrett

Ajeemah and His Son/ Berry

Among the Hidden/ Haddix

As Brave as You/ Reynolds

Ashes/ Anderson

Awkward/ Chmakova

Bad Island/ TeNapel

Black Star, Bright Dawn/ O'Dell

The Boy Who Saved Baseball/ Ritter

The Candymakers/ Mass

Dateline: Troy/ Fleischman

December Stillness/ Hahn

Dragon's Keep/ Carey

Eagle Strike/ Horowitz

Echo/ Ryan

Ender's Shadow/ Card

Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini/ Fleischman

Fever 1793/ Anderson

The Girl Who Drank the Moon/ Barnhill

Gregor the Overlander/ Collins

I Will Always Write Back/ Aifirenka/Gands

Inside Out and Back Again/ Lai

Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories/ Scieszka

Leaving Protection/ Hobbs

Locomotion/ Woodson

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2: Hammer of Thor/ Riordan

Midnight for Charlie Bone/ Nimmo

Notes from a Midnight Driver/ Sonnenblick

Notorious Benedict Arnold/ Sheinkin

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place/ Konigsburg

Phineas Gage: a Gruesome But True Story About Brain Science/ Fleischman

The Ruins of Gorlan/ Flanagan

Say Goodnight Gracie/ Deaver

So B. It/ Weeks

Soar/ Bauer

Splenders and Glooms/ Schlitz

Stella by Starlight/ Draper

The Supernaturalist/ Colfer

Surviving the Applewhites/ Tolan

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler/ Hoose

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer/ Grisham

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster/ Hopkinson

Virals/ Reichs

Wonder/ Palacio

Yellow Star/ Roy


2018 High School Reading Olympics Booklist

The Adoration of Jenna Fox/ Pearson

The Book Thief/ Zusak

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood/ Noah

Boy 21/ Quick

Cinder/ Meyer

Cuba 15/ Osa

Dawn/ Wiesel

An Ember in the Ashes/ Tahir

Endangered/ Schrefer

Exit, Pursued by a Bear/ Johnston

Fat Kid Rules the World/ Going

Girl Underwater/ Kells

Graceling/ Cashore

The Great American Whatever/ Federle

The Hate You Give/ Thomas

Highly Illogical Behavior/ Whaley

I am Malala/ Yousafzai

If I was Your Girl/ Russo

If You Come Softly/ Woodson

The Kite Runner/ Hosseini

The Laramie Project/ Kaufman

Level Up/ Yang

Lies We Tell Ourselves/ Talley

The Living/ Pena

March. Book One/ Lewis

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl/ Andrews

Never Fall Down: a novel/ McCormick

One/ Crossan

Persepolis/ Satrapi

The Pregnancy Project: a memoir/ Rodriguez

The Raven Boys/ Stiefvater

The Reader/ Chee

Red Madness: How a Medical Myster Changed What We Eat/ Jarrow

Rot & Ruin/ Maberry

Scythe/ Shusterman

The Serpent King/ Zentner

Stardust/ Gaiman

Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers/ Roach

Still Life with Tornado/ King

The Sun is Also a Star/ Yoon

Sunrise Over FAllujah/ Myers

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates/ Moore

Trashed: an Ode to the Crap Job of All Crap Jobs/ Backderf

When We Collided/ Lord

Wink Poppy Midnight/ Tucholke


For the elementary school reading list, go to Reading Olympics for Children.

Learn more about the Reading Olympics program.