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Find great recommended books from YALSA's (Young Adult Library Services Association) award, book, and media lists! Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA's book awards and book lists.
**While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.
Times Square may have dropped the ball, but we haven’t. Read in the New Year with these young adult books about new beginnings and resolutions.
Get your binge-fix with these great, young adult series—on audio!
*No, seriously, these will legit give you nightmares.
Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, April 12, 2018 and in support of NC Science Festival celebrated in April, she shared six books about science/STEM. Click for Library availability.
Love is in the air, with Valentine's Day just around the corner. Why not fall in love with a new Young Adult book as well? This list of books contains love stories with protagonists, who may not even be interested in finding love, finding them swept off their feet in a charming romance. If you are in the mushy mood, here are a sample of books to delight your heart!
Looking for book ideas to read during African American History Month?
Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, February 8, 2018, and shared books to read during African American History Month that honor the past and inspire the future.
If you have got a geeky side and love a heart-warming romance, this list was made for you! These nerdy teen books will not only capture charming relationships, but also coming of age stories of people who are learning to get out of their comfort zone. Here are some recommendations that will make your inner nerd squee with delight!
Teen librarian Maeve recommends her favorite YA novels published so far this year.