Being a teenager is weird and confusing. That's why we've rounded up these 10 books that should be required reading for girls on the verge of. Here are the best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience. While it's no surprise to see Harry Potter and the Hunger Games trilogy on top, this year's list But the books we read when we're young can stay with us for a lifetime. young German girl whose book-stealing and storytelling talents help.