Zombies are everywhere - TV, films, graphic novels, video games and especially YA lit. We can't get enough of them! TeenTober is a great time to read some of these creepy, gory, thrilling tales of survival. Click a title on this staff-recommended list for teens to place a hold for pickup or to find electronic copies through Overdrive or the Libby app.
When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies
In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter
When the fence that surrounds her village and protects its residents from the Forest of Hands and Teeth is breached, danger strikes the only home Mary has ever known and forces her to decide between saving everything she loves or pursuing the life she has always dreamed of having.
After a disease turns everyone over sixteen into brainless, decomposing, flesh-eating creatures, a group of teenagers leave their shelter and set out of a harrowing journey across London to the safe haven of Buckingham Palace
Enduring a meager existence as a gravedigger after the death of her parents, Ryn teams up with apprentice mapmaker Ellis to stop an undead plague linked to a decades-old curse. By the author of Deceptive. 50,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
In a post-apocalyptic future, Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the ways of the elders may be wrong
When fourteen-year-old Nick Gautier's best friends try to kill him, he is saved by a mysterious warrior and introduced to a world of malevolent supernatural beings and those who fight them, the immortal Dark-Hunters
Commissioned to build a machine that will promote gold-rush land-breaking efforts between Civil War-era Seattle and Alaska, inventor Leviticus Blue inadvertently triggers the release of a deadly gas that transforms people into the living dead, a situation that prompts his teenage son to restore the family reputation years later.
Trapped inside her high school during a zombie takeover, Sloane Price, who has given up on living and wonders if being a zombie might bring relief from her emotional pain, witnesses the impact of the apocalypse on five fellow survivors who desperately want to live.
Forced to tolerate his abusive father's racist views and venting his own frustrations by clashing with the kids at school, B wonders about a zombie outbreak in Ireland and finds himself struggling for survival while forging precarious alliances in the serpentine corridors of his high school. 75,000 first printing. By the best-selling author of Cirque du Freak.
When her entire existence is shattered in the blink of an eye, Ali is forced to partner with secretive bad boy Cole Holland to avenge the deaths of her loved ones by returning an undead army to their graves
Seventeen-year-old Alex joins up with a young soldier named Tom and an angry eight-year-old named Ellie in an attempt to survive after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out billions of people and profoundly changes many of those that remain