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Sweet Treats for Teens

When some people think of Valentine's Day, they think of romance. For others, the first thing that comes to mind is...CHOCOLATE. The titles on this list celebrate everybody's favorite part of a meal: dessert.


Candyfreak : a Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
Candyfreak : a Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America


Teens Cook Dessert
Teens Cook Dessert

Great dessert recipes -- for teens, by teens!


Cupcake
Cupcake

Former "bad girl" Cyd Charisse moves to New York City to live with her half-brother Danny while exploring career options and various relationships, including the one with Shrimp, who is surfing in New Zealand.


A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts
A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts

Presents an eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.


The Star Wars Cook Book : Wookiee Cookies, and Other Galactic Recipes
The Star Wars Cook Book : Wookiee Cookies, and Other Galactic Recipes

Introduces kitchen equipment, basic cooking rules and includes simple recipes for a variety of beverages, breakfasts, desserts, main courses, snacks, and side dishes, based on and illustrated with Star Wars characters and situations.


A La Carte
A La Carte

Lainey, a high school senior and aspiring celebrity chef, is forced to question her priorities after her best friend (and secret crush) runs away from home.


Models Don't Eat Chocolate Cookies
Models Don't Eat Chocolate Cookies

Overweight thirteen-year-old Celeste begins a campaign to lose weight in order to make sure she does not win the Miss HuskeyPeach modeling challenge, in which her mother and aunt have entered her--against her wishes.


The Cupcake Queen
The Cupcake Queen

While longing to return to life in New York City, thirteen-year-old Penny helps her mother and grandmother run a cupcake bakery in Hog's Hollow, tries to avoid the beastly popular girls, to be a good friend to quirky Tally, and to catch the eye of enigmatic Marcus.


Devilish
Devilish

Jane Jarvis, a senior at a Catholic girl's school in Providence, Rhode Island, tries to save her best friend by making a pact with a demon--in the form of a very friendly, cupcake-eating teenage girl.


Kitchen Princess : Search for the Angel Cake
Kitchen Princess : Search for the Angel Cake

Najika faces a new challenge, and it may be her toughest one yet. Before their tragic accident, her parents, both famous pastry chefs, made a promise to the grandmother of a classmate of Najika%u2019s: to duplicate a white cake the elderly woman once tasted abroad as a teenager. Now Najika hopes to re-create the cake herself.


Crush Du Jour
Crush Du Jour


Flavor of the Week
Flavor of the Week

Cyril, an overweight boy who is good friends with Rose but wishes he could be more, helps his best friend Nick woo her with culinary masterpieces which Cyril himself secretly creates. Includes recipes from the story.


Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet

Disaster strikes when Ana Shen is about to deliver the salutatorian speech at her junior high school graduation, but an even greater crisis looms when her best friend invites a crowd to Ana's house for dinner, and Ana's multicultural grandparents must find a way to share a kitchen.


Sorcery and Cecelia, or, The Enchanted Chocolate Pot
Sorcery and Cecelia, or, The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

In 1817 in England, two young cousins, Cecilia living in the country and Kate in London, write letters to keep each other informed of their exploits, which take a sinister turn when they find themselves confronted by evil wizards.


Dear Julia
Dear Julia

Shy sixteen-year-old Elaine has long dreamed of being the next Julia Child, to the dismay of her feminist mother, but when her first friend, the outrageous Lucida Sans, convinces Elaine to enter a cooking contest, anything could happen.