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Dystopian Novels for Young Adults

For TWU LS5623

Kelsie Nygren

on 23 April 2015

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Dystopian novels abound on library shelves. Check out this must-read and be transported into another world...
one that may look pretty on the outside, but inside is another story...

by Gennifer Albin
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Dystopian Novels for Young Adults
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by Kelsie Nygren
"But today, the last day of testing, I finally slipped -- my fingers gracefully winding through the ebbing bands of time.
Tonight, they'll come for me."
Albin, 2013, p. 4
Pique your interest?
Want to read more?
Come along and
explore the tumultuous worlds of...
The Giver
by Lois Lowry
Popular Dystopian Series
The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins
by Veronica Roth
The Maze Runner
by James Dashner
Article 5
by Kristen Simmons
by Michael Grant
Lauren DeStefano

Journey with Katniss as she becomes a contestant in the kill-or-be-killed Hunger Games...

Dive into the Maze with Thomas as he struggles to remember who he is and why he's in the Maze...
by Marie Lu
Divergent Thinking: YA Authors on Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy
Edited by Leah Wilson
City of Ember
Follow Tris as she casts off her family and friends and joins a faction of daredevils flirting with danger...
Traveling? Try audiobooks!
Explore topics such as what drives fear, the five factions and how they relate to the modern world, and more about the world of Tris and Four.
The Girl Who Was on Fire (Movie Edition): Your Favorite Authors on Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games Trilogy
Explore both dark and light themes of the world of
The Hunger Games
through popular YA authors' views.
References Cont.
Image from Amazon.com
Images from Amazon.com
Images from Amazon.com
Image from Amazon.com
Albin, G. (2012).
. New York, NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.
Collins, S. (2008).
The hunger games
. New York, NY: Scholastic.
Condie, A. (2010).
. New York, NY: Speak.
Dashner, J. (2009).
The maze runner
. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.
DeStefano, L. (2011).
. New York NY: Simon & Schuster.
Lu, M. (2011).
. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam.
MacLeod, K. (2014). Undaunted. [Sound recording]. Incompetech.com. Retrieved from:

Roth, V. (2011).
. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
Simmons, K. (2012).
Article 5
. New York, NY: Tor Teen.
The Book Report, Inc. (2014). http://www.teenreads.com/reviews/genres/dystopian
Westerfeld, S. (2005).
. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
What if you lived underground your entire life... and did not even know?
Grant, M. (2008).
. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
Edited by Leah Wilson
Choi, D. (Producer), & Kenan, G. (Director). (2008).
The city of ember
[Motion picture].
United States: 20th Century Fox.
Lowry, L. (1993).
The giver
. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin.
Wilson, L. (2014).
Divergent thinking: YA authors on Veronica Roth's divergent trilogy
Dallas, TX: SmartPop.

Wilson, L. (2011).
The girl who was on fire: Your favorite authors on Suzanne Collins'
hunger games trilogy
. Dallas, TX: SmartPop.
A militarized future where a girl is the assassin...
The vanishing of everyone older than fifteen...
Disobey the government and face death...
A shortened future as a polygamous bride...
Want to be pretty? Lose everything else in exchange.
Her destiny is not what she prepared for...
Images from
Ship Breaker
Paolo Bacigalupi
Enter one world where you cannot see color...

and another one where scavenging ships means survival...
Bacigalupi, P. (2009).
Ship breaker
. New York, NY: Hatchette.
Bauer, D. (2014). Dystopia tracker. http://www.dystopiatracker.com/E
Ally Condie
Images from Amazon.com
by Scott
Images from Amazon.com
Want to hear more? Try the Crewel audiobook sample!
Albin, G. (2012).
[Audiobook sample]. New York, NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.
Retrieved from
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