Dear Diary

Amelia’s Notebook by Marissa Moss (“Amelia” series) (handwritten notebook with drawings)
Among Friends by Caroline Cooney (diary format from multiple points of view)
Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison (diary format – British humor)
Annie's Baby: The Diary of Anonymous Pregnant Teenager edited by Beatrice Sparks, PhD.
Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez (diary format, escape from Dominican Republic)
Dear America Series (historical diaries from girls)
Dear Dumb Diary series by Jim Benton (diary format)
Dear Ellen Bee: A Civil War Scrapbook of Two Union Spies by Mary E. Lyons
Don't You Dare Read This Mrs. Dunphrey by Margaret Peterson Haddix (diary of neglected teenager)
Go Ask Alice by Anonomous (diary of drug addiction)
Hard Love by Ellen Wittinger (zine format)
My Name is America Series (historical diaries from boys)
P. S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More by Paula Danziger and Ann M. Martin (letter format)
Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas (100 page assignment)
Regarding the Fountain, Regarding the Sink (“Regarding the…” series by Klise) (letters/documents/pics)
Royal Diaries Series (historical diaries from princesses)
Tangerine by Edward Bloor (diary format)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (diary format)
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot (diary format)
Witch Child by Celia Rees (diary of witch hunts)
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman (diary from a girl in the Middle Ages)



Books in Letter or Diary Form (Public Library) Compiled on YALSABK

1000 White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus
84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
The Adrian Mole diaries by Sue Townsend
The Boy Series: Boy Meets Girl, The Boy Next Door, and Every Boy's Got One by Meg Cabot
Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding
Cathy's ring : if found call (650) 266-8263 by Sean Stewart; Jordan Weisman; Cathy Brigg
The "Cecy and Kate" series by Patricia Wrede & Caroline Stevermer: Sorcery and Cecilia; The Grand Tour; The Mislaid Magician
The color purple by Alice Walker
The Diary of Mattie Spenser by Sandra Dallas
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea
Griffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid
Journal: The Short Life and Mysterious Death of Amy Zoe Mason
Les Liasons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Letters From the Earth, Mark Twain
Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Life History of a Star by Kelly Easton
Life on the Refrigerator Door by Alice Kuipers
The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. by Sandra Gulland
On Agate Hill by Lee Smith
Pamela, or virtue rewarded by Samuel Richardson
The Papers of Samuel Marchbanks by Robertson Davies
Pictures From An Expedition by Diane Smith
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
The pull of the moon by Elizabeth Berg
The queen of the tambourine Jane Gardam
Rosie Dunne by Cecelia Ahearn
S. by John Updike
Sarah's Season by Martha Moore Davis
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Shamela by Henry Fielding
So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
These is My Words by Nancy Turner
Up the down staircase by by Bel Kaufman
The Venetian's wife : a strangely sensual tale of a Renaissance explorer, a computer, and a transformation by Nick Bantock
We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The Wednesday Letters by Jason F. Wright
The Whalestoe Letters by Mark Z. Danielewski
The white tiger : a novel by Aravind Adiga
A woman of independent means by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Cathy's ring : if found call (650) 266-8263 by Sean Stewart; Jordan Weisman; Cathy Brigg
Don't You Dare Read This Mrs. Dunphrey by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous


Compiled by Tina Maura Albee
Collection Development Coordinator
West Palm Beach Public Library