Select Page

What to Read – Teens

Book Lists

Teens Top Ten – Teens across the country voted for their favorites of 2016.

Adventure & Survival – Here’s a list of adventure and survial fiction titles.

Battle of the Books  – Middle School list for North Carolina 2016-2017.
Also available on the NC Digital Library.

Biographies – If you are looking for an interesting life, you’ll find plenty here in these great YA biographies. A diverse group to choose from…go on – get a life!

Christian Lives – The books in this list could be overtly Christian, allegorical, or have characters that must wrestle with questions of faith, identity, or purpose in the world

Get Graphic – Graphic novels and illustrated biographies and non-fiction books

High Interest/Lower Level Books – Are you in middle school or high school and reading below your grade level? This list offers great choices just for you. Finally, something to read that you’ll actually find interesting! You can also type in the search terms “high interest low level” into the library’s catalog to see more results.

Humor – Fun and funny reads. These great reads will keep you laughing.

Indie Next List for Teens – A current teens favorites list developed with the help of Indie Booksellers nationwide. If there is something on this list that the Library does not have, but you want to read it – let us know!

Mysteries and Thrillers – Suspense Lit and Whodunnits abound in this list

Not Your Parent’s Classics – Retellings and reinvented classic tales

Novels in Verse – YA Novels written in narrative poetry

Printz AwardsThe Michael L. Printz Award is an annual award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Romance – Love’s the thing!

 

Great Sites to Help You Find Good Reads

Boys Read Books that appeal to boys. Transforming boys into lifelong readers is this organization’s mission

Guys Lit Wire Helping you find the reading material you want

No Flying, No Tights A website reviewing graphic novels for teens

NoveList Plus What do I read next…

readergirlz Featured books, suggested reads, author interviews, literary inspired music and more

Reading Rants Out of the ordinary teen booklists

Reading Tween: Magical Reviews by Kids This is a great blog that reviews new fantasy books for the tween-age. The reviews are written by kids and include their own rating system and helpful tags.

Teenreads.com Great site for all things cool and new, coming soon, books into movies, ultimate reading list, author interviews and more

 

View Calendar
Browse the full collection of magazine titles