Anderson, M.T. Feed
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serioustrouble.
Bacigalupi, Paolo Ship Breaker
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds abeached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
Barrett,Tracy Dark of the Moon
Retells the story of the Minotaur through the eyes of his fifteen-year-old sister, Ariadne, a lonely girl destined to become a goddess of themoon, and her new friend, Theseus, the son of Athens' king who was sent to Crete as a sacrifice to her misshapen brother.
Bodeen, S.A. Compound
After his parents, two sisters and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father toprotect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.
Card, Orson Scott Ender’s Game
In Orson Scott Card's award winning novel, aliens have attacked and almost wiped out the human species not once, but twice. In an effort to prevent another attack, which would put the human race at the brink of extinction, the world government begins breeding military geniuses. Ender Wiggin is the result of this breeding project, the genius of all geniuses, and now it is up to him to save the planet.
Cashore, Kristin Graceling
In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite Matched
In the society, officials decide who you love, where you work and when you die. Cassia has always trusted their choices. It's hardly any price topay for a long life, the perfect job, the idela mate. So when her best friend appears on the Matching screen. Cassia knows with completecertainty that he is the one, until she sees another face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. Now Cassia is faced with impossible choices, between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path no one else has ever dared follow, between perfection and passion.
Dashner, James The Maze Runner
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
DeStefano, Lauren Wither
After modern science turns every human into a genetic time bomb with men dying at age twenty-five and women dying at age twenty, girlsare kidnapped and married off in order to repopulate the world.
Doctorow, Cory Little Brother
After being interrogated for days by the Department of Homeland Security in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, California, seventeen-year-old Marcus, released into what is now a police state, decides to use his expertise in computer hacking to set things right.
DuPrau, Jeanne City of Ember
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
Falls, Kat Dark Life
When fifteen-year-old Ty, who has always lived on the ocean floor, joins Topside girl Gemma in the frontier's underworld to seek and stopoutlaws who threaten his home, they learn that the government may pose an even greater threat.
Farmer, Nancy House of the Scorpion
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patron, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
Fisher, Catherine Incarceron
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.
Gee, Maurice Salt
Hari, one of the enslaved people from Blood Burrow, and Pearl, a member of the ruling families known as Company, forge an unusual alliance and become reluctant traveling companions as they undertake a desperate pilgrimage to save the world.
Goodman, Alison Eon: Dragoneye Reborn
Sixteen-year-old Eon hopes to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune and learn to be its maininterpreter, but to do so will require much, including keeping secret that she is a girl.
Grant, Michael Gone
In a small town on the coast of California, everyone over the age of fourteen suddenly disappears, setting up a battle between the remaining town residents and the students from a local private school, as well as those who have The Power and are able to perform supernatural feats and those who do not.
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.
Hall, Teri The Line
Rachel thinks that she and her mother are safe working for Ms. Moore at her estate close to The Line, an invisible border of the Unified States, but when Rachel has an opportunity to Cross into the forbidden zone, she is both frightened and intrigued.
Hautman, Pete Rash
In a future society that has decided it would "rather be safe than free," sixteen-year-old Bo's anger control problems land him in a tundra jail where he survives with the help of his running skills and an artificial intelligence program named Bork.
Kostick, Conor Epic
On New Earth, a world based on a video role-playing game, fourteen-year-old Erik pursuades his friends to aid him in some unusual gambits in order to save Erik's father from exile and safeguard the futures of each of their families.
Lloyd, Saci The Carbon Diaries 2015
In 2015, when England becomes the first nation to introduce carbon dioxide rationing in a drastic bid to combat climate change, sixteen-year-old Laura documents the first year of rationing as her family spirals out of control.
Lowry, Lois The Giver
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Malley, Gemma The Declaration
In 2140 England, where drugs enable people to live forever and children are illegal, teenaged Anna, an obedient "Surplus" training to become a house servant, discovers that her birth parents are trying to find her.
Marsden, John Tomorrow, When the War Began
Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive.
Mullin, Mike Ashfall
After the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, fifteen-year-old Alex must journey from Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Illinois to find his parents and sister, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of livinghave vanished.
Ness, Patrick The Knife of Never Letting Go
Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.
Pearson, Mary The Adoration of Jenna Fox
In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It
Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.
Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines
In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.
Revis, Beth Across the Universe
Teenaged Amy, a cryogenically frozen passenger on the spaceship Godspeed, wakes up to discover that someone may have tried to murder her.
Rosoff, Meg How I Live Now
To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.
Roth, Veronica Divergent
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
Sandler, Karen Tankborn
Kayla and Mishalla, two genetically engineered non-human slaves, fall in love with higher-status boys, discover deep secrets about the creation of GENs and in the process find out what it means to be human.
Shusterman, Neal Unwind
In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs--and, perhaps, save their own lives.
Wells, Robison E. Variant
After years in foster homes, seventeen-year-old Benson Fisher applies to New Mexico's Maxfield Academy in hopes of securing a brighter future, but instead he finds that the school is a prison and no one is what he or she seems.
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
Tally is about to turn sixteen. In her world your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly to a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a great time. But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns a whole new side of the pretty world-- and it isn't very pretty. Then the authorities offer Tally the worst choice she could imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all.
Wooding, Chris Storm Thief
With the help of a golem, two teenaged thieves try to survive on the city island of Orokos, where unpredictable probability storms continually change both the landscape and the inhabitants.
Young, Moira Blood Red Road
In a distant future, eighteen-year-old Lugh is kidnapped, and while his twin sister Saba and nine-year-old Emmi are trailing him across bleak Sandsea they are captured, too, and taken to brutal Hopetown, where Saba is forced to be a cage fighter until new friends help plan anescape.