Recommended Reading Lists

  • Links to Book Lists

    Florida Teens Read
    A program to encourage Florida teens to read enjoyable, quality literature that will stimulate imagination, awaken curiosity, expand horizons, enhance verbal fluency, and foster critical thinking and a lifelong love for reading and learning.

    Michael L. Printz Award
    The Printz Award is for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

    Best Fiction for Young Adults
    Annual list compiled by the American Library Association's Young Adult Library Services Association.

    Guys Read
    Books recommended by other guys

    Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Book Lists!
    "Booklists for those of you teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there's life after Judy Blume and Brian Jacques."

    Teenreads.com
    Reviews, author interviews and book discussion guides

    Quick Picks For Reluctant Young Adult Readers
    Links to "quick picks for reluctant young adult readers" for current and previous years - developed by the YALSA division of the American Library Association.

    Newbery Medal Winners
    An easy to print page of Newbery Medal Winners provided by the American Library Association. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

    Coretta Scott King Award Winners
    Learn about the winners and honor books - and follow the link to find out about past winners. The Coretta Scott King Award is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Task Force of the American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table. Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream".