Humor Books

These titles for young adults can be found in the Teen Space unless otherwise noted.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Prom.
When the math teacher steals the money for senior prom and it might be cancelled, Ashley helps her best friends save the dance and make it a night no one will ever forget.

Bauer, Joan. Rules of the road.
Jenna chauffeurs the crabby Mrs. Gladstone, president of the show store chain she works for, from Chicago to Dallas to stop Elden Gladstone from taking over his mother's company.

Cameron, Peter. Sometime this pain will be useful to you.
In the tradition of The Catcher in the Rye, this is the darkly comic story of a young man's very reluctant coming-of-age.

Earls, Nick. 48 shades of brown.
When Dan has to decide between moving with his parents to Geneva or staying with his cool, twenty-something sister in Australia to finish school, it's not a difficult decision.

Fujishima, Kosuke. Oh my goddess!
A wrong number dialed from his dorm room on a Saturday night connects Keiichi Morisato to the Goddess Technical Help Line. When the goddess Belldandy shows up and tells him she will grant him one wish, he jokingly wishes that she would stay with him always. To both his and Belldandy's surprise, the wish is granted and Keiichi's life will never be the same. 1st of a series.

Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Just Ella.
What happens when Ella, aka Cinderella, discovers that Prince Charming is not so charming and that the castle is really a prison?
J HADDIX [in Children's Fiction]

Korman, Gordon. Son of the Mob.
Vince would like to live a normal 17-year-old's life, but his father is a Mafia boss and his girlfriend's father is the FBI agent trying to bring Vince's father down.

Limb, Sue. Girl, 15, charming but insane.
When will Jess learn to keep her thoughts to herself and stay out of trouble? 1st in a series.
YA LIMB [Also available as a Book on CD]

Lubar, David. Sleeping freshmen never lie.
Scott's freshman year is the nightmare he anticipated: he's bullied out of his lunch money, he has a crush on the quarterback's girlfriend, and his mother is expecting another baby.

Mackler, Carolyn. The earth, my butt, and other big round things.
Fifteen-year-old Virginia is the fat freak in a family of perfect people, or so she is thinks, until her older brother does something very imperfect.

Nibot, Root. Banana Sunday.
High school, monkeys, and romance in an excellent graphic novel as Kirby Steinberg takes care of the Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil trio.
741.5 NIB [in Adult Nonfiction]

Rennison, Louise. Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging
14-year-old Georgia Nicholson's journal reveals her trying to catch the attention of Robbie, hunk extraordinaire. 1st in a series

Vizzini, Ned. Be more chill.
A supercomputer small enough to fit in a pill: it'll take more than that to turn Jeremy from dork to hunk.

Whytock, Cherry. My scrumptious Scottish dumplings: the life of Angelica Cookson Potts.
Angel enlists her friends to help her Scottish father prove that London's famous department store, Harrods, is unknowingly selling inferior haggis. Includes recipes. 2nd of a series.