Young Adult Classic Reads

Being a classic doesn't mean that you are old.......

Classics or are they?

Check out these classic titles in Young Adult literature. The links to the library catalog are in the white box under each book description.


We want to hear what you hold as a classic YA book. Email us at Mwhittington@Lmxac.org to let us know what's on your classic list.
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Link and description from LMxAC online catatlog.



Abstract:

The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.


Side Note: Also a movie from 1983 directed by Francis Ford Coppola

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Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.

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Two high school seniors believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.

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Abstract:

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.


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Abstract:

When nineteen-year-old Eddie drops out of college, he struggles to find a place for himself as a Mexican American living in a violence-infested neighborhood of Fresno, California.