The Catcher in the Rye is the ALLTIME Classic teen book. OK, Holden Caulfield is rich and negative. His time in New York is journey into maturity. Read it. Don't shoot anybody with the book in your pocket or I will revoke your library card!
1984 by George Orwell - The classic novel that defined a genre. Smith lives in a society that in which Big Brother is always watching and even your thoughts are closely monitored by the thought police.