Teen Fiction

Teen Fiction

Title: Author (Copyright Date): Notes:

Sixteen in Nome

Max Brand (1930, 1995)

Sixteen-year-old Joe May comes to Alaska to stake his claim during the Gold Rush of the 1890’s.  He meets two mining partners who clash over a dog named Alec and a mystery woman. 

Young Adult.

The Call of the Wild                                                                                                                                  Jack London (1903)

Buck, stolen from his California home, is shipped north to be a sled dog during the Klondike Gold Rush. This story tells how he reverts to his wild nature and survives.

Grades 8 and up.

Lexile: 1120 / F&P: U,Y,X


White Fang

Jack London (1903)

Part wolf and part dog, White Fang relies on his instincts as well as his strength and courage to survive in the Yukon wilderness despite both animal and human predators.      

Grades 8 and Up

Lexile:970 / F&P: W, Y