Teen Book Lists

Looking for a Great Read?

We’ve got book suggestions to fit every interest! Follow the links below to learn more.

Summer Reading:

High School Summer Reading Picks– Are you a high school student, looking for a great book suggestion? Not sure what to read? Check out our Summer Reading suggestions!

Nutmeg Award– Great, award-winning reading suggestions for teens in grades 5-12.

Summer Reading Suggestions 6-8 – Summer reading suggestions provided by ALSC

Fiction Resources & Lists:

Best Fiction for Young Adults – Best book suggestions provided by YALSA

Historical Fiction Recommendations– Grades 5-8

Scott O’Dell Award – National Historical Fiction Award for youth


Orbis Pictus Award – National Council of Teachers of English award for outstanding non-fiction

Science Book Recommendations– Grades 5-8

Alternative Formats:

Great Graphic Novels – Graphic novel suggestions provided by YALSA

Amazing Audio Books – List of audio books for YA readers recommended by YALSA that might also be accessible on Overdrive and Hoopla

Summer audiobooks from AudioSYNC – YA books and classics selected each week of the summer, downloadable for free!


Looking for more suggestions? Can’t find something you really want to read? Email the Teen Services Librarian, Emily, today.