RIYL Teen Issues - High School
Teen Problems - Middle School

Any Small Goodness by Tony Johnston (gangs)
Bang! By Sharon Flake (drive by shooting)
Bad by Jean Ferris (juvenile detention)
Cut by Patricia McCormick (self-mutilation)
Dirty Little Secrets by C. J. Omololu (hoarding)
Doll Baby by Eve Bunting (teen pregnancy)
Forged by Fire by Sharon Draper (abuse)
George by Alex Gino (gender identity)
Hang on in there, Shelley by Kate Saksena (alcoholism)
Hanging on to Max by Margaret Bechard (teen parenting)
It’s Not the End of the World by Judy Blume (divorce)
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos (ADHD)
Lush by Natasha Friend (alcoholism)
Make Lemonade by Virginia Ewer Wolf (unwed mother)
Max the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (abuse)
Mind’s Eye by Paul Fleischman (physical handicap)
Money Hungry by Sharon Flake (homelessness)
Monster by Walter Dean Meyers (juvenile detention)
The Monster in Me by Mette Ivie Harrison (drugs)
My Brother’s Keeper by Patricia McCormick (drugs)
No Way Out by Peggy Kern (drugs)
Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida by Victor Martinez (gangs)
Pinned by Sharon Flake (disabilities)
Refugee by Alan Gratz (immigration)
Rules by Cynthia Lord (Autism)
The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin (child abuse)
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers (gangs)
The Serious Kiss by Mary Hogan (alcoholism)
The Skin I’m In by Sharon Flake (racism)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (rape)
Summer of Secrets (pregnancy)
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen (violence)
What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman (abuse)
What my Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones (relationships)
Where You’ll Find Me by Natasha Friend (suicide)