August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
November 11, 2010 The best stories creep under your skin and stay there. Kathryn Erskine recommends three gripping, unsettling reads with resolute, compelling narrators. These are stories that you just can't shake.
April 2, 2006 NPR's John Ydstie interviews Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief, a novel set in World War II Germany with Death himself as the narrator. The book tells the story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl who lives with a foster family in a tough, working-class neighborhood of Molching, Germany.
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