Library Card Sign-Up Month/Latinx Heritage Month

Award Books

Asian Pacific American Award - The Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature is to honor and recognize individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit.

Coretta Scott King Award (Authors) - The very best books celebrating African American culture and values, by African American authors and/or illustrators.

Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrators)- The very best books celebrating African American culture and values, by African American authors and/or illustrators.

Barbara Gittings/Stonewall Literature Award - Honors English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience

Isreal Fishman/Stonewall Non-Fiction Award - Honors English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience

Morris Award - Honors books published by first-time authors writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.

Non-Fiction Award - Honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18)

Printz Award - Honors books published by first-time authors writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.

Schneider Award - Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

Book-Related Databases*

*Library card needed if you are not at the library.

e-Books for Teens

Download and read (or listen to) these great books just for teens!

Hoopla

Read lots of awesome comics right now on Hoopla! Not available from library computers.

Novelist

Search by author, series, theme or "read-alike" to find the perfect book.

Book-Related Websites

AR Book Finder

Find Accelerated Reading books by topic and title.

The Alex Awards

The Alex Awards are given to books written for adults that have special appeal to teens.

Book Expert Online

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

Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for ages 12-18.

Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

Lists of fiction and nonfiction for teens who dislike to read for whatever reason.

Reading Rants

Out of the ordinary booklists for teens.

TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net is for anyone who reads, teaches, or enjoys books for children and teens. It contains a wealth of multimedia resources about K-12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

Teen Ink.com

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

YALSA BookFinder

Search 4000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA's book awards and booklists.