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Book-Related Databases*

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Novelist

A fiction reader’s advisory database. Find books by the same author, or similar books by another author.  Browse by subject, genre and theme for over 150,000 titles. Reviews, book discussion guides and annotated book lists constantly updated.

Hoopla

Image Comics, including The Walking Dead, Chew, and Saga, are now available on hoopla digital. Check them out! Not available from library computers.

Book-Related Websites

AR Book Finder

Find Accelerated Reading books by titles or topics.

Best of the Best

Find the best books and media for youth each year through the Young Adult Library Services Aaaociation's Best of the Best! We'll also offer downloadable spine labels, customizable bookmarks, and more tools for librarians to use to promote the very best in teen books to teens in their communities. To see a full listing of recommended reading,

Book Expert Online

Find information about books that are supported by Scholastic Reading Counts! quizzes.

California Reading list

California Department of Education – recommended reading list for students based on the their score on the California English-Language Arts Standards Test. A specific list has been designated as appropriate for him or her in terms of reading difficulty and interest level.

Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.

Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for whatever reason. The list selects both fiction and nonfiction. Select a link below to view the full annotated Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers lists.

Reading Rants

A website featuring out of the ordinary booklists for teens written by Jennifer Hubert and designed by Andre Mutch.

Teen Ink.com

Magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens.

YALSA's Booklist and Association:

The Alex Award: The Alex Awards, are funded by the Margaret Alexander; Edwards Trust, which are announced annually in conjunction with National; Library Week, honor the top 10 adult books for teenagers published during a calendar year.

The Michael L. Printz Award: The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association.