Recommended Book List

Here are some examples of the kind of books we are looking for:
Novels which could be used for reading groups:
Any Chicken Soup books
Teen Novels by Sharon Flake (like Who am I Without Him? or Begging for Change)
Teen novels by Sharon Draper (like Copper Sun or Romiette and Julio)
Maximum Ride series by James Patterson
The Secret Language of Girls by Francis Dowell
No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Stop Pretending by Sonya Sones
Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
The Beast by Walter Dean Myers
Crystal by Walter Dean Myers
Shabanu by Suzanne Staples
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Purple Hibiscus by Chimanda Adichie
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
If We Kiss by Rachel Vail
You, Maybe by Rachel Vail
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Red Tent by Anita Diamante
Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Wave Rider by Witi Ihimaera
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Examples of books on Wellness and Health:

Books about pregnancy and childrearing
The Period Book by Karen Gravelle
What's Going on Down There (boys) by Karen Gravelle
Questions kids ask about sex, honest answers for every age by Melissa Cox
What’s the big secret? Talking about sex with boys and girls by Laurie Brown
Happy to be me! a kid book about self-esteem (Elf-Help books for kids) by Christine Adams