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Books for Teens
Browse titles chosen by our Librarians and arranged by popular topics.
Looking for a Classic?
Whether you’re looking for a book for an assignment or for fun, we have a long list of authors and titles to help you choose the right one for you.
Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Voting is open from August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is October 18-24, 2015! Top Ten titles will be announced on October 27, 2015, so check back to see the winners!
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A popular site for teen book reviews. Read reviews and comments to find the perfect book for you. Add to the comments if you loved (or hated) a book, too.
Quick Picks Nominations
American Library Association's best picks for fiction and non-fiction for teens. This is a great place to start!
Other American Library Association Lists:
- Best Fiction for Young Adults
- Great Graphic Novels for Teens
- Outstanding Books for the College Bound
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
- More ALA lists
Read for a Lifetime Booklist
The list of 25 book titles represents a mixture of classic and contemporary literature. This program is sponsored by the Secretary of State and State Librarian and the Illinois State Library.
Based on the Book
Book titles, short stories, and plays that have been made into movies.
Book reviews, message boards, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests.
Overviews, plot summaries, character analysis, themes, and more for students.