What to Read Next
Find new and notable titles, bestsellers, award-winners, and recommended reading lists for teens aged 12-18.
Spotlight on New Teen Titles
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Booklists for Teens
See what's new and notable in our teen collections, plus browse our many booklists.
Click on a title to see its availability or to place a hold. Suggested titles are aimed at 12 to 18 year-old readers and span a broad range of reading and maturity levels.
Summer Reading Suggestions for Incoming 7th and 8th Grades(2022)
Find great reads for middle school students.
Adventure & Survival Stories for Grades 7-12
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Booklist
Books with Strong Female Characters
Books with Strong Male Characters
Great Realistic Fiction for Grades 8-12
The Hate U Give Read-Alikes for Grades 8-12
Historical Fiction for Grades 7-12
Middle Grade Adventure and Survival Stories
Middle Grade Historical Fiction
Sports Reads for Teens (Fiction, Nonfiction, & Memoirs)
Mystery & Thrillers
Mysteries & Thrillers for Teens
Thieves, Criminals & Scoundrels
If You Like Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Try ...
Realistic Romance for Grades 7-12
Here Be Dragons! Stories for Dragon-Loving Teens
Fabulous Fantasy for Grades 7-12
Fractured Fairy Tales for Grades 7-12
Harry Potter Read-a-Likes (PDF)
Myths & Legends Retold for Grades 6-12
Rick Riordan (author of Percy Jackson series) Read-a-Likes (PDF)
Witches & Wizards NEW!
Dystopian Fiction for Grades 7-12
Outer Space & Alien Encounters for Grades 7-12
Graphic Novels & Manga
2022 Great Graphic Novels for Teens from YALSA — the previous year's best titles chosen by librarians and educators
Get Graphic! Top Graphic Novels for Teens
Manga Series We Own
Teen Manga Series by Genre and Age - a brochure of all our teen manga titles organized by genre (fantasy, action, horror, etc.) - last updated September 2022
Nonfiction, Memoirs, and Biographies
Books About Activism for Teens
Summer Reading Suggestions for Incoming 7th and 8th Grades (2022)
Popular and Award-Winning Teen Titles
New York Times Bestsellers — Young Adult Hardcover
2022 Teens' Top Ten Nominees — The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list where teens around the country nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.