Sex for Teens!

Wow, I’m coming up with all sorts of goodies while doing this research. I found a great site for teens about all aspects of sex today. And then I found a great YALSA list of books for teens that either include sex (fiction) or are about sex (nonfiction)–A couple of these have been on my “to read” list forever. Enjoy!

  • Barnes, Derrick. The Making of Dr. Truelove . 2006. Simon Pulse, $7.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-14396). Diego will do anything to get his girl Roxy back.
  • Behrens, Andy. All the Way . 2007. Puffin, $7.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-14-240833-9). Nine hundred miles of highway. Destination: Hooking up with an online friend.
  • Blume, Judy. Forever . 2007. Simon Pulse, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-3400-4). Nothing lasts forever.
  • Brian, Kate. The Virginity Club . 2005. Simon Pulse, $5.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-0346-8). Purity: Everyone has a different definition.
  • Burgess, Melvin. Doing It . 2006. Henry Holt & Company, $6.95 (ISBN13: 978-0-8050-8079-7). Three best friends are all trying to get some.
  • Cabot, Meg. Ready or Not . 2007. HarperTeen, $6.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-06-072452-8). Would you want the media to know the state of your virginity?
  • Davidson, Dana. Played . 2007. Jump at the Sun, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-7868-3691-8). He never should have taken that bet.
  • Ha, Thu-Huong. Hail Caesar . 2007. PUSH, $7.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-439-89026-7). The player gets played.
  • Hartinger, Brent. The Order of the Poison Oak . 2006. HarperTeen, $6.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-06-056732-3). This one time, at burn camp…
  • Kazumi, Maki. Desire . 2004. Digital Manga Publishing, $12.95 (ISBN13: 978-1-56970-979-5). Boys’ love. In the bed. In the shower.
  • Klause, Annette Curtis. Blood and Chocolate . 1999. Laurel-Leaf, $6.50 (ISBN13: 978-0-440-22668-0). Vivian falls for a “meatboy” and her pack doesn’t understand why.
  • Levithan, David and Rachel Cohn. Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist . 2007. Knopf, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-375-83533-9). One night changes every effing thing.
  • The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality . 2006. Annick Press, $8.95 (ISBN13: 978-1-55037-954-9). Questions answered, lessons learned. For girls, by girls.
  • Lockhart, E. Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything . 2007. Delacorte, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-0-385-73282-6). A metamorphosis teaches Gretchen everything she never wanted to know about boys.
  • Medina, Nico. The Straight Road to Kylie . 2007. Simon Pulse, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-3600-8). If Jonathan is out and proud, why is he sleeping with a girl?
  • Pardes, Bronwen. Doing it Right: Making Smart, Safe, and Satisfying Choices About Sex . 2007. Simon Pulse, $14.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-1823-3). If you’re thinking about it, you might as well get your facts straight.
  • Ruditis, Paul. Rainbow Party . 2005. Simon Pulse, $12.95 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-0235-5). Sometimes a party is no fun.
  • Scott, Elizabeth. Bloom . 2007. Simon Pulse, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4169-2683-2). Lauren puts up with a boyfriend who won’t put out.
  • Wallington, Aury. Pop! 2006. Razorbill, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-59514-092-0). Marit and Jamie are friends with benefits.
  • Watase, Yuu. Absolute Boyfriend, Volume 1 . 2006. VIZ, $8.99 (ISBN13: 978-1-4215-0016-4). Riiko gets the perfect boyfriend. Too bad he’s a robot.

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3 Responses to Sex for Teens!

  1. Posky says:

    Why didn’t they have this when I was a teen? It would have made my library trips far more frequent.

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