Looking for something to read? Check out these books recommended by Ms. Lesley.
Check out the list of new books in the teen area.
Also check out some of the new book trailers.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Feed by M.T. Anderson
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis
Lock & Key by Sarah Dessen
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
What Happened to Cass McBride by Gail Giles
Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going
Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill
Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg
Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Confessions of a Closet Catholic by Sarah Darer Littman
American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: an Odyssey in the New China by Matthew Polly
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
So B. It by Sarah Weeks
Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
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Still need more suggestions check out the following websites. If we don’t have a book you’re looking for on the shelf, we can request it from another library or get it through Interlibrary Loan.
NoveList find other books by your favorite authors.
Teens Top Ten, the top 10 books voted on by teens from around the country.
Best Books for Young Adults , the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) with 40 teens, select the best books for Young Adults each year.
Printz Award – The Printz award is given to a book that exemplifies excellence in young adult literature.
ALEX awards – Alex Awards are given to 10 books written for young adults, ages 12 through 18.
Inspirational Teen Fiction from the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County’s Teen Book Center.
Inspiration Teen Fiction from Suffolk Public Library.
Checkout the YALSA website for other great booklists & book awards, both current year award winners and previous award winners.