What are the best Disney books for young adults ?

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    #1Peter and the Shadow Thieves

    Peter and the Shadow Thieves
    The follow-up to 'Peter and the Starcatchers' starts with Peter leaving Mollusk Island, and heading to the cold streets of London. He embarks on this journey with Tink, and they will soon have to face an evil creature named Lord Ombra, who can make shadows disappear. 
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    Pamela Wright
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This is a good bridge book for teens between kids' books and adults' books. My teen liked this book."
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    #2Disney After Dark (Kingdom Keepers)

    Disney After Dark (Kingdom Keepers)

    In the first book of the 'Kingdom Keeper' series, we know the story of five young teens who work in the theme park and found themselves surrounded by the villains of their favorite Disney movies and shows. 

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    Terry Gonzalez
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "This is an interesting book; it has a obvious fantasy slant, but it weaves in real-world facts and locations based around the real Disney theme parks. The concept is neat, but I found the writing to be a little too dumbed down, considering the subject matter."
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    #3Disney At Dawn (Kingdom Keepers)

    Disney At Dawn (Kingdom Keepers)
    The holographic teenagers were celebrating they were back and safe when a lighting storm disrupted their celebration. Jez, the mysterious sister of Amanda, had disappeared, and they will have to go to the Animal Kingdom to get her back before it's too late. 
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    Tyler Larson
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is such a great read for those adult fans of Disney characters. It is very interesting to see how the author puts the storylines together. I have read two books in the series so far and recommend it for anyone looking for some mature content focused around the Disney environment."
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    #4Peter and the Secret of Rundoon

    Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
    Peter and the Secret of Rundoon is the third book in the Peter and the Starcatchers series. This young adult fantasy book is written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, with an illustration by Greg Call. It was published in 2007.
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    Rebecca Dixon
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I will read pretty much anything that Dave Barry writes. Despite not being the target age group, I found the book highly enjoyable. It's a great read for all ages. The characters are well flushed out and interesting."
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    #5Disney in Shadow (Kingdom Keepers)

    Disney in Shadow (Kingdom Keepers)

    The five protagonists are looking for Wayne, the man who taught them everything about the magical world they live in. Thanks to a close friend named Jess, they can know about the future, as in her dreams, she is able to predict what is going to happen. 

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    Nicole Powell
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This is not a Disney book. It was only suggested because it has Disney in the name. Very disappointed in this result and wasted time looking at the book."
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    #6Disneylanders

    Disneylanders

    This is the story of Casey and Bert, two troubled teens who meet in Disneyland and who share their mutual problems and insecurities. As the day goes by, they know more about each other, could they become more than friends? 

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    Douglas Cooper
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "While not my favorite book, it does have some interesting themes. I mean...a book about meeting in Disneyland and share their problems as well as become friends? It's bizarre...but original. It was very well written and it does keep you interested. I'd recommend giving it a read if you have some down time on you hands. It's a fun little nugget."
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    #7Peter and the Starcatchers

    Peter and the Starcatchers
    This book features the characters of the classic Disney film 'Peter Pan', in which Peter and his friends live amazing adventures and battles against pirates and in the end, we can get to know the secrets of Peter Pan. 



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    Gregory Smith
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "If you love the classic tales of Peter Pan and are craving more, this book is for you! This book takes you on a journey with Peter Pan characters as they partake in many adventures and battle pirates. This book serves as the perfect Disney prequel for the new movie coming."
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    #8The Looking Glass Wars

    The Looking Glass Wars
    The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor tells the story of Alyss Heart, an orphaned heir to the Wonderland throne, who runs away to save herself from her evil Aunt Redd. This book is the first in The Looking Glass Wars series.

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    Jose Richardson
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "Growing up, my daughter was a big Lewis Carroll fan. Now that she's older I decided to buy her this more adult version of Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass and my family's internet usage went down. That must mean she hasn't been on her laptop as much because she can't put down this book! She said it's not a remake or reimagining or anything of the originals but rather an additional aspect to the world in which Alice lives. Good job!"
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    #9Only the Good Spy Young

    Only the Good Spy Young
    Only the Good Spy Young by Ally Carter is a spy thriller novel about girls who are destined to spy, hack, steal, and lie their way to unlock every mystery tasked at their hands.
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    Cynthia Aguilar
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "A good story. However not really in the Disney book line. It is unpolished in some ways. That shows a lack of effort from the author. "
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    #10A Frozen Heart

    A Frozen Heart
    This book narrates the stories of Anna and Hans from the popular Disney movie 'Frozen'. Alternating between their perspective, this book takes a look at the events of the film and explores the couple's motivations and complicated relationship.



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    Albert King
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This book appears on Amazon, but I would not consider it a best resource. The book has been out for several years now and has very few reviews. It seems there is a very small audience for this book.Many of the reviews include readers that were disappointed overall with the book it did not really enjoy it."
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    #11Dream Factory

    Dream Factory

    Dream Factory is a contemporary fiction novel written by Brad Barkley and Heather Hepler. This was originally published in 2007 for teens and young adult readers. This narrates the story of Disney World character actors.

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    Catherine Day
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This is a cute novel. While there are some issues as far as the craft of the novel- inconsistencies, no introduction, and a mess of cliches, at the heart of the story is the need for the characters to find themselves and to be satisfied with who they are. The idea itself is also quite original, with the theme part characters going on strike. "
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    #12Power Play (Kingdom Keepers)

    Power Play (Kingdom Keepers)

    Now that the five models for Disney Hologram Imaging hosts are living peacefully, a mysterious video arrives at a computer school: in it, some Disney villains are planning to rescue two of their leaders who got defeated and hidden away. 

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    Christian Vargas
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "These are technically Disney books, but they are tangentially related to Disney. Kids and young adults will probably enjoy this a lot. I found it entertaining so I'm sure they'd get something out of it as well. "
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    #13The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
    The Lightning Thief is the first book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. In this book, Jackson discovers that he's Poseidon's son and must stop a war between the gods by finding the thief who stole Zeus' master bolt. 
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    Lee Sun
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "great solution"
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    #14Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen

    Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen
    Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen is the first novel in the Villains series. This young-adult fantasy fiction novel is written by Serena Valentino, and was published in 2009.
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    Andrew Ortiz
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "very cool book "
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    #15The Art of Cars 2

    The Art of Cars 2

    The Art of Cars 2 is an art book by Karen Paik, Ben Queen, Zach Hample, Stuart Miller, and the Pixar Animation Studios. Published in 2011 by Chronicle Books, it features the concept art of the movie Cars 2.

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    Randy Murphy
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "The Art of Cars 2 is a lot of fun. I found a lot of the images to be incredible. Both of my kids really loved the cars movies. They were both blown away by the art work that is featured in this book."
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    #16The Art of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    The Art of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    The Art of The Hunchback of Notre Dame is an art book by Stephen Rebello and the Walt Disney Company. Published in 1997 by Disney Editions, it features the concept art of the movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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    Brenda Davis
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "My children love detailed illustrations in books that allow their imaginations to run wild. This book takes the art of a movie and a classic tale to delight children of all ages. "
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    #17The Art of Coco

    The Art of Coco

    The Art of Coco is an art book with introductions from Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina, and a foreword by John Lasseter. Published in 2017 by Chronicle Books, it features the concept art of the movie Coco.

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    John Schmidt
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The Art of Coco is a nice book about the background of a disney movie. Learn about how charaters are developed from a concept point of view. There are plenty of great illustrations to look at. Perfect for the younger crowd who enjoy the Pixar Dusney movies."

Summary

Best What are the best Disney books for young adults
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Peter and the Shadow ThievesBooks 33 Paid
2Disney After Dark (Kingdom Keepers)Books 30 Paid
3Disney At Dawn (Kingdom Keepers)Books 28 Paid
4Peter and the Secret of RundoonBooks 25 Paid
5Disney in Shadow (Kingdom Keepers)Books 25 Paid
6DisneylandersBooks 23 Paid
7Peter and the StarcatchersBooks 20 Paid
8The Looking Glass WarsBooks 19 Paid
9Only the Good Spy YoungBooks 14 Paid
10A Frozen HeartBooks 12 Paid
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