School’s in Session: Teen Fiction

Here's your fall schedule featuring books in which teens experience extraordinary situations on the first day of school.

Subject: Freshman Orientation

Infinite in Between follows five friends who meet on the first day of high school and face unexpected twists and turns over the next four years.

Infinite In Between is available in other formats.

Subject: Ethics

Another group of classmates grapple with the deadly sins in Seven Ways We Lie. Among their problems: drug dealing, sexual identity and one huge secret that could damage their reputations forever.

Seven Ways We Lie is available in other formats.

Subject: Forensics

A Study in Charlotte uncovers the skeletons in the closet of Sherlock Holmes' great-great-great- granddaughter. She investigates a murder on campus that gruesomely re-creates a scene from a classic detective story.

A Study in Charlotte is available in other formats.

Subject: English Composition

In Enter Title Here, overachieving high school senior Reshma plots to get into Stanford by publishing her first novel. To create bestseller material, she stops studying long enough to act like a normal teenager.

Subject: Literature

Nanette obsesses over an already-written cult classic in Every Exquisite Thing. She discovers that imitating your favorite rebellious character can really screw up your life.

Every Exquisite Thing is available in other formats.

For more excellent back-to-school tales, check out our list of Boarding School Stories.

What's your favorite book set in high school?

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