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All the books (and other items) on the lists below come HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. Simply put: we love this list to find talented authors.
The Abraham Lincoln Award is awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by participating students in grades nine through twelve in Illinois.
The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing.
Our picks for best new books! We've read them all. Let us know what you think after you read them.
Want multiple copies of books, so you and your friends can read the same book together? Look no further!
You may be familiar with Fairy Tales, but not like these. Here is a list of Fairy Tale books for Teens with a twist!
This list features stories about 1.5, 2.0 generation, and other multicultural American teens. The numbers 1.5 and 2.0 indicate when they or their family moved to America, not their software version! C'mon, guys!
Check out these books featuring gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual characters!
This is a list of our favorite books for teens of all-time, well . . . at least for right now!
If you loved The Fault in Our Stars, quit your crying and read these similarly funny and heartbreaking novels. (WARNING: You may start crying all over again)
Here is a list of tense and intense mystery titles for Teens!
Here's a list of suggested websites for what to read, and stuff to do!
- 3M Cloud Library: Check out eBooks on your computer or mobile device.
- hoopla: Stream video (movies & TV episodes), music, and audiobooks to your computer or mobile device.
- OverDrive: Download eBooks or audiobooks to your computer or mobile device.
- Zinio: Read magazines on your computer or mobile device.