Reading Resources - High School

Reading Resources

Use these links to find the latest award winners, the next title in a series or ideas for what to read next. 

YALSA Teen Book Finder Database

Search for books, audiobooks and films from YALSA's book awards and book lists. This is the source for the best of the best!

The HUB Your Connection to Teen Collections

Individual Book Reviews, Reading Challenges, Read-a-Likes, Author Interviews. All Things Books!

Reading Rants

Book Reviews by a Young Adult Librarian

ATN Read-a-Likes

A Great Site for Finding Books Similar to Titles You Have Already Enjoyed

Teen Reads

Dedicated to teen readers. Recommendations come from Teen Advisory Board

Books and Authors

Search by Author, Title, Genre, Award Winner, Best Seller, Recommended Pics and More!

MEL Teen Reading Zone

Access MeL Teens Reading Zone for a Variety of Teen Reading Oriented Sites

We Need Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books- Be a Part of the Movement Demanding that Teen Books be Reflective of All Types of Teens



If You Are Looking for a Specific Type of Book, Check out These
Reading Award Winners or Other Recommendations.  


Alex Awards 
     (Adult titles with appeal for young adults)


Michael L. Printz Award

     (Young adult books chosen for their literary merit)


Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

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


Great Graphic Novels for Teens

     (Recommended graphic novels with teen appeal)

Outstanding Books for the College Bound

     (Updated every five years)


Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

     (Categorized into four topics: adventure seekers, forbidden love,   get your geek on, and sticks and stones)


Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

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