Five Books by Teenage Authors

It’s always fun to read books by talented young authors. These are five outstanding books with teenage authors.


Eragon by Christopher Paolini: An Alagaesian boy named Eragon discovers a dragon egg and becomes a Dragon Rider, putting him in the middle of a war between an evil king and those who resist him.  Christopher Paolini was fifteen when he started writing Eragon.

Interrupted by Rachel Coker: Allie Everly works to be able to trust and love again after her mother dies and an elderly relative takes her in. Rachel Coker published Interrupted when she was 16 years old.

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton: The Outsiders spends two weeks in the life of Ponyboy Curtis, who feels out of place in his society. S. E. Hinton started writing The Outsiderswhen she was fifteen years old.

The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank: Anne Frank started writing in her diary at thirteen years old. She wrote about her family and how they lived in hiding in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: Victor Frankenstein creates a hideous monster during a questionable science experiment. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein when she was eighteen.

Let’s Chat!

Have you read any of these books? Isn’t it inspiring to see teenagers with published books? Do you like to write?

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