The Manga Cookbook by Yoko Ishihara (641.5952 ISH). If all the food that you see in your favorite manga has you hungry, pick up this for an illustrated step-by-step guide to creating Japanese dishes.
Real Food, Real Fast by Sam Stern (641.5 STE). Sam is a British teen cooking sensation. He has recipes grouped by the time it takes to make them. Fun ingredients, lots of pictures and easy how to directions.
Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat by Megan and Jill Carle (Y 641.5 CAR). These sisters whip up a bunch of tasty treats with a few simple directions. If your sweet tooth seems to rule, check out the sisters' companion book Teens Cook Dessert (Y 641.86 CAR).