Fall Book List for Tweens and Teens

Are you looking for some great books for tweens and teens?  Check out some of these great books on Path Through the Narrow Gate’s fall book list for tweens and teens!

Fall books

Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims by Rush Limbaugh: Travel back in time with Rush Revere, his talking horse Liberty, and students of the Manchester Middle School in this fun book about the Pilgrims and American history by Rush Limbaugh.


The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare: Can thirteen-year-old Matt survive alone on his family’s homestead in the Maine wilderness? This is a fascinating story of courage, friendship, and learning to respect and appreciate people of different cultures.

The Sign of the Beaver: A story of survival, friendship, and the clash of cultures

Theodore Boone series by John Grisham:  Are you looking for some edge-of-your seat modern adventure?  Read about Theodore Boone, the teenage boy detective/lawyer who solves mysteries and protects people’s rights in this thoroughly enjoyable and well-written series.


O. Henry Stories by O. Henry: O. Henry is a wonderful story-teller and a master of the surprise ending.  Try a few of his short stories depicting old America and you will be hooked!

Short Stories by O.Henry: Adventure, intrigue, romance, friendship, deception, loyalty, humor, and the unexpected twist - its all in these classic American stories!

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes: Go back in time and experience the Boston revolt and the Boston Tea Party through the eyes of a fourteen-year-old silversmith apprentice and his friends.


Shiloh Autumn by Bodie and Brock Thoene: A historical fiction novel based on a true story from the early 1930’s, Shiloh Autumn is a heart-renching story of two families’ survival in the aftermath of the Great Depression.  Because of some adult content and themes, this book is only recommended for older teens and adults.  Click Here for more information on this fabulously written book.


Peril at End House: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie:  Match wits with the mistress of murder mysteries in this thoroughly enjoyable thriller.  Can you figure out who the would-be murderer is in this story? Give it a try!


Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson:  If you are ready for some classic literature, try this story of adventure, suspense, villainy and loyalty set in Scotland in the mid 1700’s.


Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: With the nights getting darker and the days getting cooler, fall seems like the perfect time to settle down with a book of mysteries.  Try solving these fun, short story mysteries with one of the greatest sleuths of all time – Sherlock Holmes!

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Have you read any of these books?  Did you enjoy them or dislike them?  What books would you add to the fall Tween/Teen list?  I would love to hear your thoughts.  Scroll down to comment.

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  1. I recently read an awesome science fiction-esque YA book by author Trudie Hayes entitled, “Convergence” (http://www.loveyourme.com/). The book follows pre-teens Otis, Chandler and Marissa on their first day of school. They are three really different individuals who end up meeting/connecting after a series of bizarre “chance” situations. This book has everything from elements of science fiction, fantasy and contains a really positive inspirational message too! The first day of school is hard enough already but even more difficult when parallel universes exist!! I couldn’t put it down. Definitely check it out … I know it’s not necessarily scary but it should still be considered a good Halloween read!!