Carry Out a Good Book: Young Adult Suggestions

Carry Out a Good Book: Winter Reading 2012 begins today. Those in grades 6-12 can register for the teen program. You read three books by February 29 to earn a reusable lunch bag and a chance in our grand prize drawing.

Keeping with our theme, here are some reading suggestions featuring teens who work in restaurants:

Burger Wuss by M.T. Anderson

Burger Wuss by M.T. Anderson

Seeking revenge on a bully, Anthony starts a war between competing fast food restaurants.

Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gehrman

Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gehrman

Geena, Hero, and Amber find love and renewed friendship while working together at a coffeehouse.

Happy Cafe by Kou Matsuzuki

Happy Cafe by Kou Matsuzuki

Uru decides to work at Happy Cafe. She learns that she makes a clumsy waitress, and her co-workers are no help.

Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

Sam, a Seattle fast food worker, learns that he is a necromancer.

Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen

Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen

Colie, who used to be overweight, spends her summer working at a beachside restaurant and discovering her true self.

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