13 Reasons Why
By: Jay Asher
In this mystery novel, high school student Clay Jenson receives a set of cassette tapes on his front stoop and has no idea why. He soon finds out that those cassette tapes will explain the suicide of Hannah Baker, his classmate. He has no clue why he is on the tapes but, along with 12 others he is. The book will take you on a journey of what Hannah went through leading up to her suicide and you get to feel Clay's emotions as he listens to Hannah's last words.
“A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing.” —The New York Times
“Wonderfully realistic in his writing, Asher offers teens and parents alike a great story on an important topic.” —Green Bay Press-Gazette
Some Awards This Book Has Won...
American Library Association’s “Best Books for Young Adults” and “Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers”
Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
International Reading Association’s “Young Adults' Choices” Finalist
Chicago Public Library’s “Best of the Best Books”