Christian Fiction YA

Non-Fiction

Andrews, Andy
The Young Traveler's Gift
JUV 813.54.A5651y YA
In his senior year of high school, Michael hits rock bottom.  Having been caught in the wrong place at
the wrong time, he has now been suspended from the track team and lost his college scholarship. His
coach is angry, his parents are disappointed, and he's diving headfirst into a downward spiral. Facing t
he bleak future ahead, he sees no way out and wonders if life is really worth living.  But with some divine
intervention, he's given a second chance when he's offered a once-in-a-lifetime journey of discovery. 2004.

 

Fiction

 

Batson, Wayne Thomas
The Door Within  (Door Within bk 1)
JUV B3197.d YA
Three ancient scrolls beckon high school student Aidan Thomas to enter a realm of knights, kings,
and unusual creatures, but he must rely on instinct and his latent athletic ability to deal with the
terror, tempest, and treason in this new world. 2005.

 

Bergren, Lisa T
Waterfall (The River of Time bk 1)
JUV B455537.w YA
"Maybe most American teens would love a Mediterranean vacation, but the Bentarrini sisters are stuck in Italy every summer with their archaeologist parents! Young Gabi is bored out of her mind . . . until she's swept into the 14th century and a whole new world filled with knights, horses, armor, swords, and great-looking Italian guys!"--Provided by publisher.  2011.
 

Berry, Julie
The Passion of Dolssa: a Novel
JUV B457337.p YA
In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying on a hillside, she feels compelled to protect her, a decision that may cost her everything. 2016

 

Bickle, Laura
The Hallowed Ones (Hallowed Ones bk 1)
JUV B4688.h YA
Amish teen Katie smuggles a gravely injured young man, an outsider, into her family's barn despite the elders' ruling that no one can come in or out of the community while some mysterious and massive unrest is wreaking havoc in the "English" world. 2012

 

Brouwer, Sigmund
Death Trap (Robot Wars bk 1)
JUV B807.d YA
14-year-old Tyce lives with his mom in a scientific station on Mars. As they realize their oxygen is
running out, Tyce is asked to keep a journal of what might turn out to be their last days. While
searching for a way to save his family and friends, Tyce also discovers they might not be alone on Mars. 2000.

 

Brouwer, Sigmund
The Orphan King (Merlin's Immortals bk 1)
JUV B807.o YA
The last words of a dying woman would change the life of young Thomas. Raised behind monastery walls, he knows nothing of his mysterious past or imminent destiny. But now, in the heart of medieval England, a darkness threatens to strangle truth.  2012

 

Carlson, Melody
Back Home Again
JUV C1967.b YA
In Back Home Again, sleepy little Acorn Hill is in for a big surprise when the three sisters reunite after the
death of their father, a beloved minister. Each has inherited a share of his worn-down Victorian house,
and they decide to turn their family home into a bed-and-breakfast. But the women are as different as
sisters can be, and they encounter many obstacles along the way. By learning to work together, accepting
a little help from their friends, and trusting in God, the three sisters are finally able to see Grace Chapel Inn
open its doors. Publisher's description. 2006.

 

Carlson, Melody
Diary of a Teenage Girl: Becoming Me, by Caitlin (Diary of a Teenage Girl, book 1)
JUV C1967.d YA
Sixteen-year-old Caitlin O'Conner keeps a six-month diary in which she records the day-to-day events
of her life as well as her struggles to understand herself and God's plan for her future. 2000.

 

Carlson, Melody
Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely (True Colors bk 1)
JUV C1967.da YA
Two sophomore girls, best friends since kindergarten, grow apart when one wants new friends and decides the other is a popularity liability. 2004

 

Cline, Crystal Rose
Wings of Faith
JUV ME COLL C6157.w YA
"There's a new queen in Criseyde, but when she kills all who have the ability to stop her, heroes must rise
from the ashes and refuse to rest until they've seen her burn"--from the cover. 2012

 

Cook, Eileen
What Would Emma Do?
JUV C76814.w YA
While juggling friendship issues, a love triangle-turned-square, and escalating mayhem in her small religious town, Emma realizes she has to stop trying to please everyone around her and figure out what she wants for herself.  2009

 

Dekker, Ted
Chosen (Lost Books bk 1)
JUV D3657.c YA
As the land of the Forest Dwellers is increasingly decimated by the Horde, Thomas Hunter, supreme
commander of the Forest Guard, choses four sixteen-year-old recruits for a special mission--to find
the seven lost Books of History that have power over thepast, present, and future.After the Horde
has destroyed their land, the Forest Dwellers choose four young recruits to become the Forest Guard
and sends them on a mission to find the lost Books of History, works that control the destiny of their
people and that are also sought by the Dark One. 2007.

 

Despain, Bree
The Dark Divine (Dark Divine bk 1)
JUV D467.d YA
Grace Divine, almost seventeen, learns a dark secret when her childhood friend--practically a brother--returns, upsetting her pastor-father and the rest of her family, around the time strange things are happening in and near their small Minnesota town. 2010

 

Farnes, Catherine
The Slide
JUV F233.s YA
When her father reappears after years away, Taren agrees to go backpacking with her church youth
group as an escape from her emotional and spiritual struggles. 2003.

 

Gunn, Robin Jones
Only You, Sierra
JUV G9566.on YA
Normally a confident and adventurous sixteen-year-old, Sierra returns from a missionary tour in England
to a number of unsettling changes in her home and family.  1995.

 

Jenkins, Jerry B.
Tattooed Rats
JUV J414.ta YA
When the World Peace Alliance, the new world government, declares Christianity a crime punishable
by death, high-schooler Patch must make a tough decision--give up his life for his cause, or renounce
his faith and lose his soul. 2006.

 

Kerney, Kelly
Born Again
JUV K4576.b YA
While surreptitiously reading Darwin's "Origin of the species," hoping to prove it wrong, fourteen-year-old Mel, a "Jesus freak," uncovers a family secret that changes her views on her family, her church and, most vitally, her assumptions about God and science. 2006

 

McKay, Lisa
My Hands Came Away Red
JUV M1924.m YA
Inspired by happy visions of building churches and seeing beautiful beaches, Cori signs up to take a
mission trip to Indonesia during the summer after her senior year of high school, but five weeks after
her arrival, a sectarian religious conflict that has been simmering for years flames to life with deadly
results on the nearby island of Ambon. 2007.

 

Napoli, Donna Jo
Storm
JUV N16.sto YA
Having lost her family in a massive flood, sixteen-year-old Sebah finds her way onto a gigantic ark, where she must conceal herself from Noah and his family until it is safe for her and another stowaway to slip away.  2014.

 

Nelson, Russell
Days of Little Texas
JUV N3366.d YA
Sixteen-year-old Ronald Earl King, who has been a charismatic evangelist since he was ten years old, is about to preach at a huge revival meeting on the grounds of an old plantation, where, with confusing help from the ghost of a girl he could not heal, he becomes engaged in an epic battle between good and evil.  2009

 

Nolan, Han
Send Me Down a Miracle
JUV N7108.s YA
A sleepy, God-fearing southern town erupts in chaos when a flamboyant artist from New York City returns to her birthplace for an artistic experiment.  1996

 

Peretti, Frank
Nightmare Academy
JUV P406.n YA
When several students at Baker High School are stricken by an alleged curse of the school's ghost, 
Elijah and Elisha Springfield and their parents, undercover investigators, are sent to uncover the truth
behind the events. 2002.

 

Thomas, Joyce Carol
Collected Novels for Teens
JUV T3585.c YA
In Bright Shadow, the sequel to Marked by Fire, Abyssinia Jackson must learn to cope with tragedy when peace is shattered in her Oklahoma countryside and her boyfriend Carl Lee disappears. In Water Girl, a mystical coming-of-age story and third book in the Abyssinia Jackson saga, Water Girl's Amber makes a startling family discovery that shakes her to the core. In The Golden Pasture, the exquisite horse that twelve-year-old Carl Lee finds on his grandfather's farm one summer helps him to understand his difficult father better. In Journey, Meggie spearheads an investigation into the mysterious disappearances and murders of young people in her town, discovering a plot to rob others of their youth in a horrifying way.  2008