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Thieves, Criminials, and Scoundrels

Thieves, Criminials & Scoundrels

From prison tales, to courtroom dramas, to bank heists, here are some recommendations starring teens on the wrong side of the law.

City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Shield of Stars by Hilari Bell

White Cat by Holly Black

Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

Star Crossed by Elizabeth Bunce

Heist Society by Ally Carter

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan

Invictus by Ryan Graudin

The Juvie Three by Gordon Korman

Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig

Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers

Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig

Cat Burglar Black by Richard Sala

Bandette: In Presto by Pail Tobin

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Storm Thief by Chris Wooding

All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin