Teen Book Horoscope: Aquarius

Welcome to your teen book horoscope. In this blog series, I look at the current zodiac sign and suggest books based on the traits and characteristics assigned to that sign.

This month we look at Aquarius, the zodiac sign for people born January 20 - February 18.

Symbol:

Water Bearer

Character Traits:

Eccentric and original, strive to make the world a better place, social, artistic and a creative problem solver, able to see both sides of a situation, hates broken promises and authority figures, likes working in a team

Whether you’re an Aquarius or can just relate to these traits, these teen books might appeal to the water bearer in you.


The First Rule of Punk

Malu loves zines, skateboarding and punk rock but her new school does not allow any of these things. Using the Aquarius traits of creativity, rebellion, and teamwork she sets out to change the school and her life.

Legend

In a dystopian plague-ridden city, two teens fight back against the corrupt government. The story is told in alternating chapters in the different voices of the two main characters. This book will satisfy the Aquarius need to understand both sides of a problem before making a decision.

Who Put This Song On?

Morgan is a Black girl in a mostly white, conservative, small town. She struggles with fitting in and depression. Her only escape is the constant music playlist she listens to. Aquarius readers will relate to Morgan’s determination to stay true to her unique, quirky self in this touching coming of age story.  

Nimona

Nimona is a shapeshifter and sidekick to evil villain Ballister Blackheart. Ballister's only mission is to take down the so-called good guys at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Aquarius readers will enjoy Nimona’s rebellious, anti-authority attitude. They'll also enjoy the witty dialogue in this unique graphic novel.