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All the books (and other items) on the lists below come HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

2014 Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
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.
 
2014 Abe Lincoln Award Winner and Nominees
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.
 
2014 Alex Award Winners
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.
 
Book Discussion Sets for Teens
Want multiple copies of books, so you and your friends can read the same book together? Look no further!
 
Fairy Tale Retellings for Teens
You may be familiar with Fairy Tales, but not like these. Here is a list of Fairy Tale books for Teens with a twist!
 
Graphically Speaking
These are some amazing graphic novels for you to sink your teeth into.
NOTE: These are more suitable for High School Teens! Book Cover
 
Growing Up _______-American
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!
 
IntraLibrary Teen Book Alliance!
Staff from all over the library recommend their favorite YA books. Check out their reviews!
 
Outstanding GLBT Books
Check out these books featuring gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual characters! Book Cover
 
Teen Services Staff All-Time Favs!
This is a list of our favorite books for teens of all-time, well . . . at least for right now!
 
TFiOS Read-Alikes
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)
 
Time for a Rhyme?: Collections of Poetry & Novels in Verse
Tired of prose? Check out this list of books! 
 
Twists & Turns: Great Mysteries for Teens
Here is a list of tense and intense mystery titles for Teens!/li> Still Want MORE?
Here's a list of suggested websites for what to read, and stuff to do!

eSt​uff

Looking for a book, but ALL copies are checked out? Or maybe you'd rather read or listen to a book on your mobile device? Check out our collection of eBooks, audio books, and eMagazines! Click the links below to browse our collection. Need help? Step-by-step instructions can be found on the library's website or stop by the Hub desk.
 
  • 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.