Reading Resources



Award Winning Books

Learn about award winning books for your age group


Newbery Medal

(Distinguished contribution to American literature for children)


YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults

(The current year's best fiction titles for young adults 12-18)


Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

 (Recognizes the best nonfiction title written for young adults 12 -     18.)


Michael L. Printz Award

 (Young adult books chosen for their literary merit)



Reading Lists and Recommendations


 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

(Great list for pleasure reading ideas.  Organized into 4 categories: adventure seekers, forbidden romance, get your geek on, and sticks and stones.)


Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

(Good starting place for students who don't like to read)


ATN Reading List/Read-a-Likes

 (If you liked a particular book, this site recommends others like it)




Reading Blogs and Book Review Sites


Bookloons for Teens


Harper Teens 

(New releases, reviews, authors)


Teens at Random

(New releases, reviews, authors)


The Hub - Your Connection to Teen Reads

(Author interviews, book reviews, all things books and reading)





Authors Online


Authors for Teens