Heart-wrenching, emotional and compelling, or overly
sentimental, navel-gazing and insipid? You make up
your
mind, but remember, keep those tissues ready!!









   
The fault in our stars
by John Green (2012)
   
A monster calls
by Patrick Ness (2011)
   
The book thief
by Markus Zusak (2005)



   
Jennie of White Peak Farm
by Berlie Doherty (2003)
   
Before I die
by Jenny Downham (2007)
   
If I stay
by Gayle Forman (2009)
First book in the If I stay series
   

Dear Vincent
by Mandy Hager (2013)







Red tears
by Joanna Kenrick (2007)
   
Sold
by Patricia McCormick (2006)
   
A child called "It"
by Dave Pelzer (1995)
First book in the A child called "It" series
   

Blue skies and gunfire
by K.M. Peyton (2006)







My sister's keeper
by Jodi Picoult (2004)

   
The lovely bones
by Alice Sebold (2002)
   

Night
by Elie Wiesel (1958)
First book in the Night series







Lottery
by Patricia Wood (2007)















A voice in the distance
by Tabitha Suzuma (2008)