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


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

  • Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!  Book reviews by a young adult librarian.   
  • WNDB - We Need Diverse Books - Be a Part of the Movement Demanding that Teen Books be Reflective of All Types of Teens   
  • Teenreads - Dedicated to teen readers. Recommendations come from Teen Advisory Board  


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)