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Craving an inspirational read? This list of faith-based books and young adult novels with Christian themes might just feature your next favorite escape. Christian books for young adults cover a wide range of themes and stories. Some good Christian YA books take place in busy high schools, while other notable novels focus on strong leading ladies. Many of the best YA books for Christians are even nonfiction.

What stories will you find on this list of the best young adult Christian books? C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is an enduring classic. This great fantasy novel weaves elements of Christian theology into an action-packed saga, continued in the future Chronicles of Narnia. Hidden Wings by Cameo Renae is another good Christian book that teens can enjoy. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume follows a sixth-grade girl who is finding religion on her own. Other engrossing works featured on this top YA Christian books list include Girls with Swords and The Purpose Driven Life.

Do you have a favorite Christian book for teens? Give the best stories a thumbs up to move them towards the number-one spot on the list, and please add any good books that are missing.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wa... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults

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Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Lucy Maud Montgomery

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The Bible is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
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Little Women is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Louisa May Alcott

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Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

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The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Girls with Swords is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Lisa Bevere

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Pollyanna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Eleanor H. Porter

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Waterfall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Lisa Tawn Bergren

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The Purpose Driven Life: What ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults

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Are You There God? It's Me, Ma... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults

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A Relentless Hope: Surviving t... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults

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Life Just Got Real is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Sadie Robertson

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Hidden Wings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Cameo Renae

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Through the Eyes of a Lion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults

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Keepin' It Real is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Sandra McLeod Humphrey

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Payton Skky Series is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Stephanie Perry Moore

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Almost Christian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Kenda Creasy Dean

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Living in a Gray World is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Christian Books for Young Adults
Preston Sprinkle