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What Should I Read Next?


Head over to our TeenScene blog for reading recommendations from our Young Adult Librarian.

Try Novelist!

Besides locating books to read, you can learn more about your favorite books and authors. All you need to log in is your library card. You’ll be glad you tried it! Access Novelist through our website here.

Book Awards

ALA Top Ten for Young Adult Books: The Best Books for Young Adults committee of the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, has chosen the following books as Top Ten Books for Young Adults 2012.

Alex Awards:The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The award is sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust.

Margaret A. Edwards Award Winners: The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author's lifetime achievement for writing books that have been popular over a period of time.

Printz Awards: The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

William C. Morris Award: The Young Adult Library Services Association created the William C. (Bill) Morris Award to honor a longtime publishing executive beloved in the library world for his enthusiasm for promoting literature for children and teens.

Recommended Websites

What Should I Read Next? Enter a book you like and this website will analyze its huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.

Goodreads Young Adult Books Page

Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Teen Librarian Toolbox Book Reviews (TLT) is a professional development website for teen librarians, created by Karen Jensen and collecting the experience of four MLS librarians and over 50 collective years of library work.

Middle Shelf Cool Reads for Kids Digital Magazine Middle Shelf features author interviews, reviews, excerpts, and more.

Denver Public Library's Booklists for Teens

Teen Booklists from the Plymouth District Library

No Flying, No Tights: A Graphic Novel Review Website

TeenReads.com

ALA Top Ten for Young Adult Books: The Best Books for Young Adults committee of the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, has chosen the following books as Top Ten Books for Young Adults 2014.

Book Trailers & Youtube Channels

The Teen Room

Harper Teen

Epic Reads

Penguin Young Readers

Random House YA Reads Playlist