Teen Book Lists

You can view book lists specific to Kids, Adults, and Teens.
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African American Authors and Illustrators.

This booklist provides lists of titles for students, sorted by grade level.  It also includes links to websites that may be useful to teachers or home-schooling parents.

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Asian American Authors and Illustrators.

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Battle of the Books - Middle Division 2019-2020.

PDF icon 2020 Middle Division booklist.pdf

Biography call numbers.

Bookmarks with call numbers for biographies in APL's most frequently requested areas

Books by Hispanic Authors and Illustrators.

This list contains books for children and teens which are written or illustrated by Hispanic authors and artists.

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Bullying: A Fiction & Nonfiction Resource Guide.

PDF icon A bullying resource guide for parents, teachers, children & teens.

Dystopia & Utopia Teen Fiction.

A Perfect World? Dystopia & Utopia Teen Fiction

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Hi-Lo Reads for Upper Elementary and Middle School.

These books all have topics with high interest to students in upper elementary grades and middle school, but also have lower reading levels. The target age group listed is provided by the publisher of the book. The Lexiles are provided by lexile.com. Guided Reading Levels provided either by the publishers or by www.fountasandpinnell.com. The Lexile and GRL provided are for the individual title listed and other titles in the same series may have different Lexiles and GRLs.

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High Interest Reads.

These fiction novels are for students in upper elementary and middle school grades.

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LGBTQ for Teens.

Book list for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, & questioning teens.  The list also includes a list of websites where teens can turn for more information.

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Link to InfoSoup list: LGBTQ for Teens

Mysteries for Teens.

Native American Authors and Illustrators.

Books for children and teens, written or illustrated by Native American authors and illustrators.

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Newbery Award Winners.

This booklist shows the titles that have won the Newbery Medal awarded by the American Library Association.  Learn more at www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal.

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Read on Wisconsin 2011-2012.

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Read On Wisconsin 2014-2015.

Welcome to Read On Wisconsin! This literacy program promotes high-quality books for children and teens throughout our state. Each month features one or more Read On Wisconsin titles for children and teens in five different age-level groups.  Learn more at http://readon.education.wisc.edu/.

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Read On Wisconsin 2017-2018.

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Sciency Fiction.

Wisconsin author Jacqueline Houtman created the phrase "sciency fiction" and started this science-based booklist. To learn more about sciency fiction, visit Houtman’s website.

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Sports Fiction for Teens (YA collection).

Athletes & sports enthusiasts alike - this list is for you!  The books in this list cover a wide variety of sports, from baseball to karate and all things in between.

Teens and Grief.

A selection of fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as local resources, geared specifically to teens.

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